Emmett Till Painting by White Artist Draws Protest by lindaoppenheim | Mar 24, 2017 | Exhibit, interview, Uncategorized | 1 comment “When does art cross into appropriation and exploitation? Baruti Kopano, an associate professor at Morgan State University and co-editor of “Soul Thieves: The Appropriation and Misrepresentation of African American Popular Culture,” weighs in on that question and discusses the controversy.” Randy Kennedy also reviews the piece and the protest. 1 Comment spirit13finder on March 24, 2017 at 12:34 pm Visiting the actual filming at the Whitney speaks to the undercurrent of the criticism expressed by Associate Professor Baruti Kopano when White people use their interpretation of African American pain as art. WOW! Exploration is alive and profitable, how sad. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.