This happened. A new policy enacted by the Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association stops students from chanting “U-S-A,” “Scoreboard,” and “Air Ball.”
Over the past few years, Starbucks has rolled out their “red cups” right after Halloween to signal the start of the holiday season. Usually adorned with snowflakes and reindeers, this year the cups were given a makeover in a more sleek all red ombre look.
Dear Kylie Jenner,
I read that you dressed up as an “Eskimo” for Halloween. Predictable, people freaked out, saying you were politically incorrect and — wait for it — offensive:
On Saturday, Jenner shared a video of herself decked out in her “Eskimo” costume that she wore to a party on Friday night. Never mind the fact that “Eskimo” is generally considered a slur, the Inuit and Alaska Natives are real people, not costumes.
Well, as a person born and raised in Alaska (born on Alaska Day, no less) who is also part Yup’ik, let me say this.
I’m not offended!
In fact, I’m flattered that you think Eskimos looks this chic.
I think “cultural appropriation” Halloween guides are a joke, I think people need to lighten up, and I think you look great!
Photo Credit: Instagram
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