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The black feminists behind #YourSlipIsShowing, a campaign against Twitter trolls masquerading as women of color with the fake hashtag #EndFathersDay.
Exposing #EndFathersDay ultimately took the work of a group of black women who were determined not to let the ruse spiral, sensing just how poisonous this kind of trolling could be. And yet, in the years since, even as journalists have publicly asked themselves how they missed the rising threat posed by far-right extremists radicalized online, somehow one of the earliest crowdsourced anti-misinformation campaigns on the internet has been mostly ignored by the mainstream media. To I’N...
race  racism  harassment  politics  feminism  misogynoir 
april 2019 by evilsofa
Angry black women problem: Why the hell do TV producers think inside every white woman is a fierce black diva? - Telegraph
The sassy, loud, angry black woman stereotype isn’t just one dimensional; it strips us of our humanity. It doesn’t allow us to be vulnerable. It doesn’t allow us to be weak, or scared, or worthy of protection. The stereotypes lead to the justification of violence against us, because we deserve it somehow. Yet in 2014, it’s still one of the most pervasive representations of us you’ll see when you switch on your TV.
racism  misogynoir  media 
march 2018 by evilsofa

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