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season one Episode two

Cultural Appropriation

Is there a “right” or “wrong” way to borrow from other cultures? What does cultural appropriation mean, anyway? We break down the terminology — and the differences between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation — with guests Paisley Rekdal, Utah Poet Laureate and author of the book “Appropriation,” and Erika George, the first African American law professor at the University of Utah.

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International Martial Arts Academy

Sharing culture in a positive and productive way is essential at this martial arts studio.

At the International Martial Arts Academy in Saratoga Springs, Utah, students learn from one of the best around. Master Augustine Torkornoo grew up in Ghana where he first trained in Taekwondo. Now he shares his passion for this shared cultural art with students of all ages.