But I rue the day Miley Cyrus decided she needed to “black it up” because when the mainstream “discovers” any aspect of black life, no matter how minute, they cling to it. They dissect and analyze it. Then they use that superficial knowledge to extrapolate about black people and black life right before they discard it. By the time they hand that piece of culture back to us, we want nothing to do with it. We create something new, and the cycle begins again.