When You're Accused of Appropriating Your Own Culture Gina Mei, who is half-white and half-Chinese, learned firsthand how complicated the politics of cultural appropriation can be when she was accused of appropriating her own culture.
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When You're Accused of Appropriating Your Own Culture

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When You're Accused of Appropriating Your Own Culture

When You're Accused of Appropriating Your Own Culture

When You're Accused of Appropriating Your Own Culture

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Gina Mei, who is half-white and half-Chinese, learned firsthand how complicated the politics of cultural appropriation can be when she was accused of appropriating her own culture.