Students Vs. Mexicans: Cultural Appropriation

Students Vs. Mexicans: Cultural Appropriation


Hola amigos this is Will Witt with Prager U today We’re at UCLA talking to college students and on Olvera Street talking to Hispanics in honor of Halloween and to see if my outfit is offensive (Laughter) Dang it Would you guys like to chat with us today That’s why you want to talk to you about hola Do you find my outfit offensive [yes] to a certian extent do you find it offensive? Maybe a little you think my outfit is offensive Are you Mexican? No, yes, I think it reaffirms stereotypes that are offensive to people You think people really think Mexican people are like this and carry around marachos? no, I don’t think people actually think that do you find my outfit offensive? Yes Yeah, why? Because it’s not your culture cultural appropriation. Why do you say that Mexican food is like cultural appropriation no Someone else’s culture that we’ve kind of taken Is this cultural appropriation No comment You don’t really understand what their culture means and what it means to wear these things like the hats and the maracas You sort of have to understand where all of this comes from for it to not be cultural appropriation It’s not yours Can I just ask you do you like my costume I like you your message Lovely, this is my outfit offends you no. No you look nice. Thank you. Do you like my costume? Yes, does it offend you? No, no not that’s good me Guapo Cava are you guys insulting me? Salting me in Spanish. Do you like them? Do you like my outfit? Oh, yeah. Awesome. It’s my outfit offend, you know Some people get offended by what I’m wearing. No, it’s not offensive. I think it’s You’re in the right atmosphere No notnot original Do you know who sold me this? No idea Mexicans. Oh, really? So you’re white and you get offended but then Mexican people who sold me this and maybe this don’t get offended Seems kind of weird, doesn’t it? I love it. Actually, I think it’s offensive. No, no, some people get really offended by this Why do you think that is I don’t know just you’re not Mexican. So people think that you have to be Mexican to wear that Celebrating Mexico and that’s awesome you Mexican. I am see I’m Marinette Maybe we should swap out exactly

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