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Black Instagram influencers call out 'blackfishing' white women for racial appropriation
The products and promotions women like Hallberg receive from social media should be going to actual black women, Hart laments.
These influencers instead practice racial impersonation and cultural appropriation, according to Gaines.
Photos of influencers poured in, many of them juxtaposing older photos with more recent ones tan to other family members. Hallberg did, and she disputed accusations of blackfishing by posting photos on Instagram comparing her showing women with visibly darker.