Black Activists Called Out for Loyalty to White Woman Appointed to Curate Hip-Hop Exhibit at African-American Museu…


Black Twitter faced off with “BlueCheckNegroes” in a heated two day-long debate over whether it was appropriate for a white woman to be the head curator for a new hip-hop exhibit set to debut at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture.

The Washington D.C. museum recently put cultural historian Timothy Anne Burnside at the helm of the carefully curated project, however, folks are questioning whether she should be allowed to speak for the culture when she’s not a part of it.

Timothy Anne Burnside serves as a curatorial museum specialist at the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. (Photo by Jati Lindsay )

Twitter user @DJChubbESwagg was among the first to speak out, questioning why the museum would hire a white woman for a cultural exhibit. His…

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