She says she's not suggesting "white privilege is not a thing" - somwone wants to tell her critics "the assumptions you're making are wrong". Alicja is just one of a of white Instagram influencers who've been accused of changing their features to make themselves look more like black women.
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People have pointed in their pictures they have darker skin, fuller lips, bigger thighs and bums, and hairstyles that include curls and braids. Sweden's Emma Hallberg, who has more thanInstagram followers, is the most infamous. She had to defend herself after two photos of her tl viral on social media.
White girls if you want to pass as Black, how about using your platforms to address the injustices and discrimation actual Black people face. Don't just appropriate, Appreciate the people you are imitating emmahallberg pic. View original racd on Twitter "I do not see myself as anything else than white," Emma told Buzzfeed.
Alicja admits that two pictures of her which were doing the rounds on Twitter - one from when arce was 13 and one taken recently - don't look good for her. And it makes sense to use my pictures, because without looking at anything or knowing me, it makes sense to put those two pictures together because obviously you can see a mad difference - a crazy difference.
It makes sense of what they were trying to get across. And she thinks part of the reason people are surprised when they find out she's white is down to "stereotypes" about what Polish people look like.
I can't help that I have big lips and not the stereotypical Polish features," someohe says. As for the braids, Alicja says her friend's little sister had started a hair company and wanted to use her head for pictures. I really appreciate the culture and I really just love the look - that was literally it.
Blackfishing has been talked about a lot ever since writer Wanna Thompson's Twitter thread - which highlighted women accused of blackfishing - went viral last month. Some people have been questioning why it's looming issue. Dara Thurmond, a nurse from New York who's been vocal about blackfishing, told Radio 1 Newsbeat that black people "just being ourselves" has "always been frowned upon".
She says her frustration comes when white women who appear to be face as black don't know "the struggle that black women go through just to be accepted as who they are". They have to wear weave. Jaiden Gumbayan is 19, from Jacksonville, Florida, and has also been accused of blackfishing.
Like Alicja, she says she understands some of the backlash against her, but denies pretending to be a different race to her own.