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R. Kelly and the Cost of Black Protectionism - The Atlantic
While Surviving convincingly argues that Kelly’s celebrity was a significant driving force in helping him establish a protected, predatory pattern, the docuseries picks at an uncomfortable truth that has long existed in the African American community. Black girls and women are often on their own in fighting abuse and misogynoir.

The African American community has struggled to deal with the abuse of black girls and women because addressing this widespread problem ultimately means singling out black men, which many are hesitant to do because they don’t want to become another vehicle that contributes to their destruction.

But a community conditioning itself to accept abuse out of racial solidarity is not only unacceptable, it’s also further jeopardizing the safety and well-being of black women and girls.
jemele-hill  theatlantic.com  r-kelly  surviving-r-kelly-documentary  black-women  misogynoir  sexual-assault 
january 2019 by yolandaenoch
'Asian Bae' Of 'Insecure' Explains Why His Role Is Groundbreaking For Asian Guys | HuffPost
“I was ashamed of being Chinese as a kid, and would revel anytime I was confused for Polynesian, Hawaiian or Maori, because these other ethnicities had an exotic attraction and appeal that my [being] Chinese didn’t carry in a white society ― the irony being each of those ethnicities were at one time influenced by Chinese.”
insecure-tv  profiles  asian-men  black-women  huffingtonpost.com  diversity-in-hollywood  dating  interracial-relationships  kimberly-yam  alexander-hodge 
october 2018 by yolandaenoch
Comedy Central: Music video of black women hugging
Bringing this back. If you're having a bad day, this will cheer you up.
comedy-central  black-women  friendship 
august 2018 by yolandaenoch
5 black women talk being underpaid and how they asked for more
Were you paid fairly for the work you were doing at that time? If not, how did you find out you were underpaid?

[Leslie Mac): At the time, I thought it was a really good salary and I was excited about it. But looking back, I was underpaid and doing so many other job functions in my corporate training role. And so you know, when I think back on that time, I often think about the work we do as black women to make our communities better, to make our families better, to make our congregations better, to make whatever organization we are connected to, including the workplace, better. There is so much work that we do that is never compensated.

I would highlight that you have to get really specific about what you're asked to do, and make concerted decisions when you decide to go above and beyond. That shouldn't be the norm, and I think a lot of times we make that the norm and ultimately it devalues the hours we spend doing work because it's on stuff we're not being paid for.
cnbc  wage-gap  black-women  salary-negotiations  courtney-connley  tonya-rapley  april-reign  karen-civil  minda-harts  leslie-mac 
august 2018 by yolandaenoch
Squinting Woman | Know Your Meme
Squinting Woman refers to an image of a black woman with her hands on her knees, appearing to be squinting at an object in the distance. The image is primarily popular on Twitter, where it is paired with various captions.
know-your-meme  black-women  gifs  gifs-history  memes 
august 2018 by yolandaenoch
Reductress » Woops! This Black Woman Mentioned Edge Control and Now Her White Friends Think She’s Into Freaky Sex
“Edge control is literally just a product you use to keep those little frizzy hairs at your hairline in check,” she said. “These are women who use slang terms like ‘that just snatched my wig’ and ‘my edges are gone’, so I assumed they would know what I was referring to. But I guess they just adopt cool aspects of blackness without having any other kind of working knowledge about them.”
slang  language  black-women  white-women  reductress  taylor-garron  white-people 
june 2018 by yolandaenoch
11-year-old [Naomi Wadler] speaks out for black girls who 'don't make the front page'
Naomi Wadler was among the youngest to speak at the March For Our Lives event in Washington, DC, calling attention to black girls whose stories "don't make the front page of every national newspaper."

"I am here to acknowledge & represent the African-American girls whose stories don't make the front page of every national newspaper, whose stories don't lead on the evening news," says Naomi Wadler, an 11-year-old from Alexandria, Va.
naomi-wadler  Twitter-moments  school-shootings  gun-violence  black-women  march-for-our-lives 
march 2018 by yolandaenoch

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