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The Famous Dave’s restaurant in my mom’s neighborhood has a women’s room that’s thickly lined with vintage, borderline erotic paintings of “American Indian” women.
By contrast, the men’s room is full of pictures of hunting magazine covers and dogs. What the hell?
I hadn’t even heard of this trend until I read a well-composed decrying of it. It seems that hipsters, always grabbing and appropriating things without context or understanding, are starting to explore racism. But when asked to perhaps not be so racist, they instead defend their right to be uneducated assholes. Hipster girls have taken to coöpting the headdress, the sacred, male-only cultural artifact of many Native American tribes, because they think it’s “pretty.” So, hail the conquering tribe: white girls don’t see any problem with pillaging a minority culture for the sake of shallow fashion trends and getting drunk with friends. And they wonder why they’re so unlikable…