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MTV UK via Twitter
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MTV UK via Twitter

You know what? People need to learn how to pay homage or not talk about a hairstyle at all.

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For the record, Kim Kardashian is not the first chick to rock cornrows. And what the f—k is a “boxer braid”? 

Once again, a mainstream outlet—MTV UK—tried it and felt the need to appropriate something that black people have been rocking for decades. But this time, social media wasn’t having it.

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Let the dragging commence:

https://twitter.com/dontpunishme/status/700813971608080384https://twitter.com/dontpunishme/status/700814125497102341https://twitter.com/dontpunishme/status/700814367437168641https://twitter.com/mamauhh_gif/status/700892379889410048https://twitter.com/TorraineWalker/status/700952573344358400https://twitter.com/UmCoolLikeDat/status/700896086349783041

Just another example of a style that’s considered “trendy” on a white person, but let a black woman or man walk around with cornrows (or these damn boxer braids), and it’s, “OMG, that’s so ghetto.”

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