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You’re not a racist for being Moana for Halloween
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You’re not a racist for being Moana for Halloween

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I honestly cannot believe I even need to write this article about Moana.

Recently, Cosmopolitan published a piece that takes this political correctness thing way too far. If you haven’t read the article yet, I’ll summarize it for you.

In this piece, the REDBOOK Editors claim that if you allow your white child to wear a Moana Halloween costume, you may as well just consider yourself to be a racist. This has all stemmed from a post on raceconsciousness.org where one mom felt uncomfortable letting her daughter be Moana or Elsa for fear of perpetuating cultural appropriation. If you can remember back, the move Moana also prompted a debate last year about the Maui costume.

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