Double Standard

Native Americans Rap OutKast

I didn’t watch that Grammys, obviously, because if I would have seen this I would have been ranting about it all week but apparently OutKast performed in front of a green tepee and had backup dancers in feathers and fringe. No one questioned this?

The article says:

“We’re not attacking OutKast as artists,” the group’s chairman Andrew Brother Elk said Wednesday, “They can go out and make fools of themselves if they want to, but we are going to question the commercialization of our symbols.” … “If people were wearing yarmulkes and the Hasidic dress and bumping and grinding, we would see that as ridiculous, but for some reason we don’t see what OutKast did as ridiculous,’ Brother Elk said.”

The double standard is appalling.

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