Blackpink’s Lisa and Cravity’s Allen Ma among K-pop stars starting to talk about the dangers of racism and cultural appropriation

//Blackpink’s Lisa and Cravity’s Allen Ma among K-pop stars starting to talk about the dangers of racism and cultural appropriation

Blackpink’s Lisa and Cravity’s Allen Ma among K-pop stars starting to talk about the dangers of racism and cultural appropriation

During a recent online call with a fan, Blackpink member Lisa apologised for wearing a braided hairstyle that some fans said was culturally insensitive and derived from hairstyles over which black individuals across the world have faced racism and hate.Lisa is one of several K-pop stars over the past few years vocally addressing concerns from predominantly overseas fans of appropriation in the South Korean entertainment industry, after many years of artists and entertainers largely ignoring the…

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