Screenshot courtesy of HUFFPOST | Southern University Human Jukebox Fabulous Dancing Dolls members perform during HBCU Culture Homecoming Fest & Battle Of The Bands on Jan. 15, 2023, in Georgia. Although majorette-style dancing is trending on TikTok, it hasn't gotten proper credit.

We Need To Talk About The Appropriation Of Majorette Dancing On TikTok

Since its inception, TikTok has been home to non-Black creators copying and never crediting Black artists — specifically choreographers. This is problematic for many reasons, but most egregiously because Black creators have been known to get paid significantly less than their non-Black counterparts.



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