cultural appropriation

05 May 2021

Cinco De Mayo Is A ‘Fake Holiday’ Invented By Beer Companies

Cinco de Mayo is not Mexican Independence Day (that day is September 16, 1810, when Father Hidalgo called for independence from Spain). Cinco de Mayo is not even widely celebrated in Mexico, it’s more of an American holiday historically promoted by US-owned corporate alcohol brands and ‘fast-casual Mexican’ restaurant chains

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26 Nov 2019

Shameless SF Promoter uses Cultural Appropriation for ‘Thanksgiving Party’

A club in North Beach called ‘Carbon‘, is using a bikini-clad blonde lady in a native headdress to promote their pre-thanksgiving party.  Their Eventbrite and facebook event pages say things like: “This time around the theme is Thanksgiving Pre Party!!!   Free tequila Patron and Aguardiente shots before 11:00pm!” Obviously, there

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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02 Jun 2017

How Appropriating Slang Can Be Problematic: Yaaaasss Queen, Even for You!

Maybe You’re Not Woke AF 2014 was overall, a very good year.  The Giants had won the World Series, the world was introduced to Lupita N’yongo and the idea of Trump being President was just a very funny punchline.  It also was the year that brought us ‘On Fleek’, the

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