On Saturday, Kylie Jenner posted a picture to Instagram that showed the teen reality star in a crop top with her hair braided in cornrows. The caption read, “I woke up like disss.” The photo has since amassed more than 1 million likes. Amandla Stenberg the 16-year-old Hunger Games star called Jenner out by leaving a comment below the picture that blasted the reality star for appropriating black culture to her benefit.
“When u appropriate black features and culture but fail to use ur position of power to help black Americans by directing attention towards ur wigs instead of police brutality or racism #whitegirlsdoitbetter,”
Kylie then responded with: “Mad if I don’t. Mad if I do.. Go hang w Jaden or something,” (referencing Jaden Smith who took Amandla to the prom)
Jenner has been criticized for appropriating blackness before. Earlier this year, she was accused of wearing blackface in an Instagram photo she posted. The picture showed Jenner posing with much darker skin than usual above a caption that read, “What I wish I looked like all the time thank you.”
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