Discussion posted by: IRWeasel
Congressional Democrats’ attempts to look woke appeared to backfire on them Monday when a series of black Twitter users accused them of cultural appropriation. Author Obianuju Ekeocha posted a video telling Democrats to stop “virtue signalling” by wearing African cloth in the Capitol. “Excuse me, dear Democrats,” she said. “In your tokenism, you didn’t wait to find out that this thing that you’re hanging around your neck is not just some African uniform — it’s actually the kente material. The kente belongs to the Ghanaian people, mainly the Ashanti tribe.