The concept of “Acting White” relies on the ideology that all modern western culture we enjoy was created by, built by and influenced by white people and that all other brown red and yellow peoples are merely (new) participants in a dominant white culture.
Of course that is a concept with deep roots in historical white washing, purposeful misguided cultural ignorance, and the pervasive and destructive and relentless ego born of being a long standing member of a dominant and oppressive racial system.
But really, guys. What it boils down to is this: A fairy tale delusion that everything in Western culture is “white” and everything “ethnic” is somehow other.—Kayla Ancrum, Western Neutral: Separating Common Culture From “Whiteness” (via richincolor)
i would be such a shit famous person because when a fan wants to take pictures i’d be like “show me” and then id be like “ew delete it” all the time