The Entitlement and Privilege Just Leaps Out, Huh?

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On social media, there were a lot of Black people and people of color who wondered whether Biden/Kamala winning the presidential election would shift white people’s focus away from marginalized communities. Unsurprisingly, but still annoyingly, that shift has already commenced. It was marginalized communities of Black people—especially Black women, Latinx…

Allyship Till It’s Your Friend—Then It’s “Bigger Issues”

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2020 is the premiere year for exposing all the problematic MAGA hat-wearing, “a little Republican” lying, “play a tree” foolishness of celebrities. I’m truly interested in seeing a compiled list of all the people who showed their true colors in 2020, because that list is long and diverse.

But this…

“Get Her Away From Me” Karen Edition

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The video that went viral on social media shows a Karen—Abigail Elphick’s white tantrum alter—having what some have called a mental breakdown. There is humor but also fear because Abigail shows how far white women will go to get their way. Like the video on TikTok showing white girls crying…

Scarlett Johansson Is An Example of Hollywood’s Problem

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It may be popular to say controversial things to stay relevant or get more interest in a film, or about-to-be-released album. But then there is the clueless, vapid, white response that shows they either lead a bubbled life or they don’t care about harm. Either is their responsibility, especially when…

Endorsement From A Few Don’t Make It Right Sweetie

White man holding a sign smiling and a black woman standing beside him. The sign reads “Racism is a virus, we are the vaccine.”
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Every where we look, there’s a white person, often liberal, who is using the styles, sounds and slang from other cultures and excusing under the guise of “love”. They just want to show their love. Appropriation is about taking from other cultures and ignores the people upset in that community…

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