- Blake, J. (2016, March 31). It’s time to talk about ‘black privilege’. Retrieved from https://www.cnn.com/2016/03/30/us/black-privilege/index.html Background: This article explains what black privilege is and how it effects white people.
How it is used: I used this in my rebuttal piece as a counter argument.
- Music, C. O. (2017, September 22). Report: Black Women Are Responsible for Everything Cool. Retrieved from https://www.thecut.com/2017/09/nielsen-report-shows-black-women-are-major-trendsetters.html
Background: This article explains how black women set the trend for many of the worlds fashion trends.
How it is used: I used this in my definition argument to explain how black women a source of inspiration but receive no respect from the world.
- Brown, T., & Kopano, B. (2015). Soul thieves : the appropriation and misrepresentation of african american popular culture. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com
Background: A book that explains how black people are misrepresented and are victims of cultural appropriation towards white people. It also mentions the effects of this misrepresentation.
How it is used: I used this in my definition argument to explain how cultural appropriation effects the black community.
- Hunter, M. L. (2005). Race, gender, and the politics of skin tone. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com
Background: An academic book about how the race, gender, and skin tone determines the opportunities that are received and how the world will judge the community.
How it is used: I used this in my definition argument to show how the black community are not provided fairly the same opportunities of white people because of the way they present themselves.
- Smith, Jessie Carney, et al. The Complete Encyclopedia of African American History, Visible Ink Press, 2015. ProQuest Ebook Central, https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/rowan/detail.action?docID=4414255.
Background: This academic resource is about the history of African Americans from slavery to present day. It also discusses the accomplishment the black community has made and the obstacles that they still face today.
How it was used: I used this in my definition argument and causal argument to explain how far the black community has come and that it is still strive for the betterment of people.
- Ford, Tanisha C. Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul. University of North Carolina Press, 2015. JSTOR, jstor.org/stable/10.5149/9781469625164_ford
Background: This academic source is about how black women present themselves through fashion and the repercussions they receive from society.
How it was used: This academic source was used in my causal argument to explain how black fashion should not be appropriated.
- James, D. (2017, December 07). An Illustrative Identity of Fashion and Style Throughout African-American History and Movements. Retrieved from https://www.huffingtonpost.com/danielle-james/the-illustrative-identity_b_6519244.html
Background: This article is about the many contributions to fashion the black community has offered throughout time.
How it was used: I used this article as evidence in my definition and causal argument.
- Bubman, M. (2017, February 22). The Double Standards of Cultural Appropriation. Retrieved from https://thebottomline.as.ucsb.edu/2017/02/how-black-culture-is-exploited-in-memes-copy-headline-plz
Background: This article is about how wearing black fashion and black hairstyles effects people differently within society based on race.
How it was used: I used this article in my causal argument to demonstrate the difference in treatment black women face as opposed to white women.
- Dicker, R. (2017, September 08). Black Culture Appropriation Meets Its Match On ‘The Daily Show’. Retrieved from https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/black-culture-appropriation-meets-its-match-on-the-daily-show_us_59b25e41e4b0dfaafcf6f931
Background: This article is about cultural appropriation that was addressed on “The Daily Show” and how this issue is widely known and controversial.
How it was used: I used this in my causal and definition argument as evidence to my claim.
- Blay, Z. (2015, August 04). It’s A Slap In The Face When White Women Wear Black Hairstyles. Retrieved from https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/its-a-slap-in-the-face-when-white-women-wear-black-hairstyles_us_55c0c153e4b0b23e3ce3f27b
Background: This article how and why it is disrespectful for white women to style their hair using black hairstyles.
How it was used: I used this as an example in my causal argument to explain what happens when white women wear box braids as opposed to when black women wear box braids.
- Rockett, D. (2018, April 23). ‘How to Slay’: Black fashion has made its mark on world culture. Retrieved from http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/style/sc-fashion-0423-book-how-to-slay-20180405-story.html
Background: This article is about how black culture continues to inspire the world around them
How it was used: I used this reference in my refutation to show how positive an influence black fashion is on the world on an international level.