The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

The School Newspaper of Urban School of San Francisco

The Urban Legend

Cultural appropriation or cultural appreciation – what’s the difference?

Olive Lopez, Staff Writer October 30, 2013

Rapper Lil Debbie says that she’s “just a white girl in this world” and that she is just as entitled to rap as anyone else is. But others see her music, attitude, and lifestyle as offensive and an...

Cyrus performs We Cant Stop at the 2013 Video Music Awards at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.

OPINION: Did Miley Cyrus’s 2013 Video Music Awards twerking controversy deserve the mainstream media’s attention?

Eli Dinkelspiel, Staff Writer October 30, 2013

At the 2013 Video Music Awards, popular performer Miley Cyrus twerked (a provocative dance involving the shaking of the butt) in front of a national audience of millions, causing uproar over the twittersphere,...

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