Cultural Appropriation: Black Female Accosts White Male Over His Dreadlocks
In a video published on Monday, a black female said to be a campus employee accosts a white male said to be a student at San Francisco State University out of hostility to the “cultural appropriation” of his dreadlock hairstyle.
“You’re saying I can’t have a hairstyle, because of your culture? Why?” asks the white male, who appears to be wearing a dress.
“Because it’s my culture,” responds the black female.
“Do you know that it was in Egyptian culture? Are you Egyptian? Naw,” replied the male student with animated body language.
Interjecting, a black male observer who appears to be wearing pink leggings asks the white male if he’s Egyptian.
As the white male attempts to leave up a staircase, the black female grabs his left arm sleeve. Giving in to the pull, the white male demands to be left alone as he descends back to the main floor.
UPDATE: San Francisco State University has declared that none of the persons visible in the video as employees of the school.
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