Buddhism and Cultural Appropriation

i admit i'm perhaps hyper-sensitive to cultural appropriation. it started when i was a nanny for a family who adopted a little girl from China. i watched as this single mother began wearing traditional Chinese clothing and ordered a LOT if Chinese food. though i could appreciate her excitement and respect her willingness to learn more about her daughter's culture, something about it didn't feel right - to me. years later, my ex-wife and i adopted two black children....more