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Miley Cyrus Needs to Take an African American Studies Class | VICE United States

Miley Cyrus Needs to Take an African American Studies Class | VICE United States | English Comp. | Scoop.it
Miley Cyrus's latest video feels like a blatant example of gross cultural appropriation, akin to the Pat Boones and Elvises of yesteryear. I talked to Ohio University's Professor Akil Houston about al…
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I found this article to be interesting, because it talks about Miley changing and how people her age are changing. This stage Miley is going through she even says herself that she's going through a stage and wants the respect to find her own way as many other twenty year old's are often doing.

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Miley Cyrus on Why She Loves Weed, Went Wild at the VMAs and Much More

Miley Cyrus on Why She Loves Weed, Went Wild at the VMAs and Much More | English Comp. | Scoop.it
The outrageous wit and wisdom of pop's wildest child
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I chose this article, because Miley voices her opinion on a lot of things that I didn't know about. She states multiple times in the article "I know what I'm doing". As to people don't really get what she's doing, but that doesn't matter, because there not her.

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Miley Cyrus's twerking routine was cultural appropriation at its worst

Miley Cyrus's twerking routine was cultural appropriation at its worst | English Comp. | Scoop.it
Hadley Freeman: Cyrus's act was less a homage to hip-hop and more a minstrel show. For cultural cross-pollination, give me the Notting Hill carnival any day
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I chose this article, because it talks about how Miley wanted something "black" to sing and to perform. She was tired of the white music. She also talks about how it's okay for black people to produce this type of music, but when a white person does it, it automatically gets comments like how she's out of control. From Miley's point of view it appears racist and she wanted to prove a point.

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