I’m not blacking out. Fuck you. I don’t have to black out to be ignored. I’m black and a woman and not the right kind . I’m a specific kind of ignored anywho
I’m mitigated by oodles of privilege and Yet the constant reminder I have is two things : I’m a frigging ELEMENTAL force and that’s a REQUIREMENT
We did this already. And we’ve learned nothing . We are doing rallying cries and calls to action with no discussion that 53% of white women are fighting us
We’re focusing on “women’s socialization “ which is low key becoming a transphobic dog whistle to me
We watched an NBPOC actress try to ALL woman a black girl . I had to mute my mentions because the ya boos in it keep likening a black woman to Madea as she negotiates trying work to keep a racist on a bench
I just published a study that shows WOC and especially BW are already scared to talk
And y’all still think making BLACKNESS symbolic of nothingness and absence is the wave . Mind you my handle is BLACKAMAZON
Not only will I not black out ? I may Thirst trap the entire god damn day
The only thing more angry making than this is how like Pants Suit Nation and A day without women before it and frankly #metoo and #timesup ? These actions take the love and care and the desire for change and solidarity in people
And make them be measured by barometers of performance dreamed up by marketing and policy wonks PAID MORE THAN 3 black women COMBINED to be lazy underresearched and mean
and I’m telling everyone . Because I’m tired of folks taking peoples deep desire to TRY and issuing dictums rather than offering support
Millions of women got traumatized by feeling erased so rather than ya know heal them we’re gonna prove a point to... who
Don’t black out. Go support your friends . Have a meal with people you feel safe with. Have good sex with someone you can trust
Read a book have some ice cream . Until these assholes value taking care of each other over making a point to dudes ? Don’t you dare silence yourself for these people
We spent a WEEK feeling unheard unloved and unsupported by everything but this deep recognition of how we were HURT. and they don’t even want to make GESTURES to healing that
But they got op Ed’s and thought pieces on voting and activation and not a thing on therapy

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