Anyway, I am beyond exhausted of seeing white women propped up in spaces traditionally reserved for black women as a way to add credibility to our issues. I’m tired of seeing the use of white women employed to appeal to the masses, as this does nothing but silence and eliminate the experiences and voices of black women. I’m sick of white women coming into black women’s spaces, with what they call an attempt to learn and create solidarity, only to use their privilege to take over and ignore our plight as they work to bolster their own brand.
In response to an article on Curly Nikki, New Black Woman speaks on the co-opting of natural hair spaces by white women. It is a really good post! Read an excerpt from the post below:
Read the rest of the post at New Black Woman!
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