White Feminism always needs a participation trophy. Take yourself OUT OF THE CENTER WHITE WOMEN! It is okay to stand with Black people, to understand injustice and NOT MAKE IT ABOUT YOU! It isn’t about your “sadness” because you are White and privileged.
A few days ago on Facebook, I was tagged in a post by Rani Whitehead. Her post is below, and I have copied it in its entirety. I believe this conversation was more significant than me responding to her on Facebook and I wanted to share it with my readers so they can see two women have a conversation about race.
Dear White Women, I have thought about writing this letter for years and have finally realized that it is time. Perhaps a letter that has been long overdue. I have spent more than half of my life writing everything from poetry to novels trying to speak to women […]
Last year, I was in the airport on the rolling walkway with clear directions posted before stepping on the sidewalk to ‘stand on the right or walk on the left.’ There was a White man in front of me that disregarded the sign and stood in the middle […]
This week after Congresswoman Maxine Waters spoke the uncompromised truth, and all broke loose. At an event at the Wilshire Federal Building, Maxine Waters said, “Let’s make sure we show up wherever we have to show up. And if you see anybody from that Cabinet in a restaurant, […]
Once again, I awake to yet another social media post about a White woman calling the police on a Black person for doing everyday things. This time a White woman was filmed calling the police on a group of Black people that were barbecuing in the park. I […]
Recently I had a conversation with a friend that told me that they had met a mutual acquaintance of ours. Because I am a very introverted person, I inquired as to who this friend was that we had in common. When they mentioned her name, I was stumped. […]
In another episode of “Black women tried to tell us,” the media is “outraged” about Donald Trump’s and John Kelly’s handling of Rob Porter and the abuse allegations levied by two of his ex-wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby. Really? Are you really that outraged? If only there […]
FULL ARTICLE AT COSMOPOLITAN.COM: Ivanka Trump’s Oprah Winfrey Tweet Is a Nauseating Display of White Feminism ***** On Sunday night, at the 75th Golden Globe Awards, as Oprah Winfrey came to the stage to accept the Cecil B. DeMille Award for lifetime achievement, we all wondered what Oprah would […]
The Merriam- Webster Dictionary defines the word collision as the coming together of two or more things with such force that both or all are damaged, or their progress is severely impeded. On the E! Entertainment Golden Globes red carpet Tarana Burke responded about the #metoo movement as […]