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Don't pit slavery descendants against black immigrants. Racism doesn't know the difference.
'I wish I was a boy': The Kenyan girls fighting period poverty
In Kenya, one million girls miss school each month because they cannot afford sanitary pads, while some share used ones.
One thing white people demonstrate atrociously low amounts of caution in is knowing when not to compare oppressions. Nobody asked for a take on why some anti-trans phenomenon is "the new n-word" or whatever. Please make your point *without* comparing it to an experience with oppression you lack any claims to. They act as if all the harm they've perpetrated historically is in the public domain for their free, careless analogizing to. No, you can make your point *without* an offensive analogy.
I'm doing research on far-right medic groups, and just found this. Nazis pepper sprayed kettled medics who were treating people. What the shit.
“We have to remain hopeful. My ancestors were enslaved in this country, and they hoped and prayed that someday, somebody like me would be able to have a role in shaping how we live. Now that dream has come to fruition. And even though we have a long way to go, we have to hope that we’ll reach our goals.”
- #AndreaJenkins of the #Minneapolis City Council, the first openly #transgender Black woman elected to office in the #USA
#BlackHistoryMonth #BlackWomenAtoZ #politics #history #slavery
Machines, Plants, Water, People, Books, Adventure, Learning, Sharing.
Not in that order.
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