Racism + Society

Have Cultural Appropriation and Colourism Changed Our Perception Of Blackness?

Why some fight to gate-keep Blackness

Petiri Ira
4 min readMar 23, 2023

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Illustration: Jamilla Okubo via The Guardian

Who is Black and who is not Black, is a question that many have been debating over social media; specifically over Twitter for the past few days. A popular YouTuber named Yanie said that actress Halle Berry is not…

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