The famous reality TV family has been accused of appropriating Black Culture to benefit their brands. The latest accusation comes after Kylie appeared on Cardi B's music video. But it's not the first time the family faces these type of accusations. Read more on it below.
Starting with Kim Kardashian who was heavily criticized for appearing with darker skin on the cover of Interview Magazine in 2017 when she embodied former first lady Jacqueline Kennedy with her daughter North. To color ones face darker is known as blackface of 'blackfish' which is derived from the term 'catfish' and means to pretend to be someone you're not.
In 2018 again Kim made headlines for wearing her hair in braids to the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards. Kardashian said it was a Bo Derek look but criticism came anyways stating the style originated in West Africa long before Derek.
Kendall Jenner also received harsh backlash for her 2017 Pepsi ad in which she hands a Pepsi to a police officer. The ad was supposed to convey a message of unity, peace and understanding. Clearly Bernice King, aughter of Martin Luther King Jr., didn't agree. She commented "If only Daddy would have known about the power of #Pepsi."
In 2014 Kylie Jenner posted a photo of a Black entrepreneur with blue hair. Months later Jenner was wearing blue hair extensions and selling them in partnership with Bellami hair company, but never credited the entrepreneur.