The same world that consumes, exploits and profits off of black girls’ bodies also tries its hardest to throw them away. The same world that relies on black girls bodies for non-profit messaging will try to dispose of them. The same world that needs black girls to exist tries to maintain black girls’ social status via their ability to be taken away and become (n)one-liners in public discourse.
In a great article from Black Girl Dangerous, Shaka discusses Black girls and disposability in relation to the disappearances of Relisha Rudd, Sage Smith, and the kidnappings of the 300 Nigerian girls. Shaka says:
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