As Beauty Industry Reckons With Race, Scholars Remain Skeptical

Hairstyles like “white or Asian people with dreadlocks or box braids, at a time when Black people wearing those styles will have them kicked out of school or fired from their jobs. Some academics talk about this as loving Black culture, but not Black people,” Rooks said.

Create a Problem, Sell a Solution

Streetwear was created as the fashion of people who weren’t shopping at Dior or Louis Vuitton. Now Dior is collaborating with Shawn Stussy and making Jordan 1’s? It all feels fake.