Pharrell Williams recently joined the growing list of celebrities who’ve offended not just Native Americans, but Natives. Period. To the dismay of many, Pharrell wore a war bonnet on the July 2014 cover of Elle UK. He later apologized, but not all offenders do. While some things are blatantly offensive others might not be so obvious, especially if the reason its offensive hasn’t been thoroughly explained.
American Red and Black: Stories of Afro-Native Identity documents the experiences of six Afro-Native Americans who open up about racism and identity issues. Continue reading Watch American Red and Black: Stories of Afro-Native Identity