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Reblogged from spiritual-health-deactivated201

Dreadlocks and cultural appropriation

spiritual-health:

Does anyone else think there’s a massive grey area regarding this? Naturally I have very curly hair. If I don’t brush my hair for a few days (which I don’t, I only brush it before
I wash it) it begins to form dreads. White people naturally form dreads; my ancestors would have had dreads. Can you stamp cultural possessiveness on natural human form? I don’t understand this one

FIRST OFF NO ONE VALUES YOUR WHITE OPINION. BUT ILL ENTERTAIN YOUR BULLSHIT. YOU DONT BRUSH YOUR WHITE HAIR TO FORM DREADS . BLACKS CAN BRUSH THEIR HAIR EVERYDAY AND STILL FORM LOCS. WHEN YOU WASH YOUR HAIR AND YOU SAY IT FORMS A DREAD IS BULLSHIT. LEARN HOW TO USE CONDITIONER AND LEARN HOW TO DETANGLE YOUR HAIR AFTER YOU WASH IT . YOU SAY YOU HAVE CURLY HAIR YET YOU DO NOT HAVE KINKY HAIR. WHITE PEOPLE DO NOT NATURALLY FORM DREADS. YOU PEOPLE PUT BULLSHIT IN YOUR HAIR OR U JUST DONT WASH YOUR HAIR TO DO IT . WHICH IS DISGUSTING AND MAKES THE WORLD THINK BLACK PEOPLE DO THE SAME WITH THEIR LOCS. YOUR ANCESTORS WHO HAD DREADS ??? YOU WONT UNDERSTAND TILL YOU ACKNOWLEDGE YOUR WHITE PRIVILEGE. 

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    BEING DONE MEANS YOU SHUT THE FUCK UP NOT WRITE BULLSHIT AGAIN. YOU INTERJECTED CAUSE YOUR AND UNEDUCATED FOOL WHO HAS...
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    Severe Clinical Depression and PTSD chiming in here, most often meds don’t work instantly! I don’t wash my hair every...
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    Wow. Okay, i’m done. I interjected because i don’t believe in cultural appropriation, and you sound like a fucking...
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    Yeah, I’m half Bohemian (seriously, my family is from Bohemia), and you don’t see me whining about hippies appropriating...
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    How fucking dare you talk to anyone like that, you horrible bitch. By the way that’s not even the first person with...
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    I have NEVER seen a white person with dreads and immediately thought, “That stupid bitch, trying to be black, getting...
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    Karkat Vantas graces us with a hot, coruscating fountain of pure logic.
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    Translation: “I have no retort to that argument so I’ll just scream like a petulant child and tell innocent people to...
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    Dreads were common in western europe - Norway, Iceland, Ireland, Scotland. It was common, it was due to viking and pagan...
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    Are we gonna forget about vikings (white people) who also had dreas and the scotts (also white people)? Like, they had...
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    Whiiiiiiit people whiiiiiite people whiiiiiite people! Come collect your village asshat!
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