Salon Writer Doesn’t Understand Americanism …… Offended By White Women Appropriating Belly Dancing

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Well, because she’s writing for Salon, I will assume she’s surrounded by leftards and thus, has no clue as to what it is to be an American. So, with that in mind, I won’t hold her clearly racist ignorance against her. But, I would encourage her to try to understand American history and American culture.

Here’s the Salon article …..

Why I can’t stand white belly dancers

Whether they know it or not, white women who practice belly dance are engaging in appropriation

RANDA JARRAR

Google the term “belly dance” and the first images the search engine offers are of white women in flowing, diaphanous skirts, playing at brownness. How did this become acceptable?

The term “belly dance” itself is a Western one. In Arabic, this kind of dance is called Raqs Sharqi, or Eastern dance. Belly dance, as it is known and practiced in the West, has its roots…

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