Can you imagine the uproar if white people were enslaved for hundreds of years, and after having been freed were still denied basic rights for another century, and then were denied the tools that would allow them to better their overall circumstance like decent education and access to housing and banking, and then… Read more
What’s even more bizarre about this is that Fredrick Douglass is one of like, 6 black people who you learn about in public school (along with Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, MLK, Chrispus Attucks and Dred Scott). Most 8th graders could probably tell you that Douglass isn’t exactly a contemporary figure.
Black women have never labored under the assumption that all womanhood is created equal in a white supremacist…
He has at his disposable an infinite number of choices. He chooses to take photographs of himself Doing (what he thinks is) Feminism. He’s fine when he acknowledges his limitations, but he’s not obligated to make a instagram accounted devoted to his Very Feminist Rack and Pecs. It’s as NoOnesPost says, strangely (but… Read more
Same reason Ron Swanson got the Dotty Everytime a Smurf award from the Indiana Women’s Association.
Because he does stuff like post a shirtless selfie of himself reading The New Jim Crow? Because he used an old body building picture to make his Free the Nipple post? Because he made two separate posts about a feminist t shirt he owns in the same week? Because he posted a selfie of himself reading “She Comes First”?
Why couldn’t they have had a woman host the Ms. Foundation Gloria Awards? I don’t care how fucking woke bae here is.