Ariana Grande's Wax Figure Is Her, Minus Pretending to Be Black
Ariana Grande is white, and Madame Tussauds London's waxwork is a good reminder.
Only White People Can Get Away With the Microdosing Trend
Americans have been increasingly vocal about the potential benefits of psychedelics. But there are few, if any, black voices contributing the conversation. Why?
'N*****fishing' Is the New Form of Blackface
The word describes white women who change their appearance to look black or racially ambiguous. We spoke to someone accused of this, and to the women calling her out.
This Chef Wants to Reclaim Bone Broth
Mithalee Rawat sees her bone broth as a way of reclaiming the culture she’s watched be appropriated for decades.
For Hawaiians, Defending 'Aloha' and 'Poke' Is About More than Just Food
Hawaii-based writer James Charisma explains why there's more to the Aloha Poke Co. drama than just semantics.
'Bad Appetite' Puts the Food World's Cultural Appropriation on the Chopping Block
Comedian Jenny Yang uses her nascent YouTube series to showcase underrepresented voices in food.
The World's First Non-Korean K-Pop Group
We met up with the members of EXP Edition to find out why they’re trying to become the genre’s next breakout stars.
The VICE Guide to Right Now Podcast
How Mobile Apps Have Whitewashed Mindfulness Practices
On today's podcast episode, we talk about how the traditional Buddhist practice has been commodified.
To Some, Mindfulness Feels too Whitewashed to Embrace
Can being more inclusive change the elitist vibe?
This White Comedian’s Rip-Off of 'This Is America' Is a Pile of Garbage
What the hell is Nicole Arbour trying to do?
'Isle of Dogs' Is a White Man's Fantasy of Japan
Wes Anderson's latest film is funny, charming, and just straight up cultural appropriation.
My Moroccan Mom Doesn't Care About White People in Henna, But I Do
I spoke with my mother, aunt, and grandmother—all Muslim, Arab immigrants—to see if there's more than meets the eye when it comes to cultural appropriation.