The 17th Street Farmers’ Market will be filled with the smells of pasta, glittering jewelry and the sounds of traditional Italian music Sept. 27-28 for the 10th annual Richmond Original Italian Street Festival.
Stories, hugs and a multicultural experienced were shared Tuesday night with motivational speaker and social activist Juana Bordas, who embraced VCU’s culture of diversity and the burgeoning hispanic community in Richmond.
Several student and local organizations are hosting events supported by the VCU Office of Multicultural Student Affairs for Hispanic Heritage Month.
When you make the choice to to adopt the traditional garb or customs of another culture, as some students on campus have taken to doing, you’re engaging in the disrespectful practice of cultural appropriation. If you’re doing this, you need to stop.