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The Inkwell | Santa Monica, CA 1930s 2 of 2
During the early 20th century, a section of the Santa Monica Beach referred to as the “Ink Well” was one of the few areas in California where African Americans were allowed to enjoy beach access in a largely segregated society. READ MORE Photo Credit: Los Angeles Public Library
ACTUALLY, the term was APPROPRIATED. it originally was used to describe BLACK YOUTHS OF THE JAZZ CULTURE. it stemmed from “hep cat” to “hepster” to “hipster.”
the definition of what a hipster is changed so much throughout the coining but all in all: WHITE PEOPLE APPROPRIATED THE TERM AND THE CULTURE.
Please reblog this version y’all.
I’m someone’s tumblr crush? April Fool’s or nah?
I’m a storm with skin.
Thank you, Chimamanda.