feministcaptainkirk
etphoneboner:

cute-pubes:

What’s difficult to digest is this “praise” of all things black - from cornrows and large booties to acrylic nails, door-knocker earrings, and tribal fabrics - only becomes “chic,” “trendy,” and “epic” when worn by white women. When these same cultural markers are on black women, they are “ghetto,” “urban,” and “ratchet” - meaning, unpretty.
"It’s offensive," said Doreen E. Loury, director of Pan-African studies at Arcadia University. "The natural beauty of black women that has been historically demonized and classified as unattractive, is now the runway’s hottest new swag. And it’s not even being celebrated on black bodies."
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and words like “ghetto”, “rachet”, and “thug” take on more “funny”, positive meanings when applied to white people. A white thug is being funny/ironic, while a black thug gets shot by police.

etphoneboner:

cute-pubes:

What’s difficult to digest is this “praise” of all things black - from cornrows and large booties to acrylic nails, door-knocker earrings, and tribal fabrics - only becomes “chic,” “trendy,” and “epic” when worn by white women. When these same cultural markers are on black women, they are “ghetto,” “urban,” and “ratchet” - meaning, unpretty.

"It’s offensive," said Doreen E. Loury, director of Pan-African studies at Arcadia University. "The natural beauty of black women that has been historically demonized and classified as unattractive, is now the runway’s hottest new swag. And it’s not even being celebrated on black bodies."

Read more here

and words like “ghetto”, “rachet”, and “thug” take on more “funny”, positive meanings when applied to white people. A white thug is being funny/ironic, while a black thug gets shot by police.

youngblackandvegan

postracialcomments:

My sister speaking about my niece (on the right)

We’ve made sure to instill pride in all of our nieces and nephews. It’s hard however when you have other Black kids who feel otherwise. 

Make sure you tell a Black girl and/or boy that they are beautiful today. Tell them their hair is beautiful and their skin is gorgeous. We have to rebuild the esteems of the kids in our community.

theafrocentrics
theafrocentrics:

theeurbanrover:

theafrocentrics:

thahalfrican:

tubesock:

brownglucose:

wittywino:

oppressing-all-womyns:

codetangerinekids:

s/o to the girl at Subway with the awesome feminist tattoo

I thought feminists hated making sandwiches?

wait. is this really the symbol for feminism
cause it looks mad familiar.

They steal EVERYTHING!!




ohhellno

Wow. Wow. Wow.

From now on,When I’m asked why I’m not feminist I’ll just send this …

You can be a feminist and not support this. You’re a white feminist if you support this. Not a feminist who is white. There’s a difference.

theafrocentrics:

theeurbanrover:

theafrocentrics:

thahalfrican:

tubesock:

brownglucose:

wittywino:

oppressing-all-womyns:

codetangerinekids:

s/o to the girl at Subway with the awesome feminist tattoo

I thought feminists hated making sandwiches?

wait. is this really the symbol for feminism

cause it looks mad familiar.

They steal EVERYTHING!!

image

image

ohhellno

Wow. Wow. Wow.

From now on,When I’m asked why I’m not feminist I’ll just send this …

You can be a feminist and not support this. You’re a white feminist if you support this. Not a feminist who is white. There’s a difference.