We as white women need to recognize and discuss not only our personal role in white supremacy, but also the historic role our demographic has played in it as well.
More recently social media has been calling Black women “superheros” expecting us to come in and save the day. While I do have Black girl magic, I am not a superhero.
Why is it so important that we teach history and learn from history? It’s because history is stories and stories change the world.
We have been putting too much emphasis on the aesthetics of self-care, and for many their form of ‘self-care’ comes from a place of privilege and activism for them is only so they can get likes on instagram.
We live under the pervasive mythology that “meat-eating is natural” which tells us: humans have always eaten meat, humans are meant to eat meat, thus we must always eat meat.”
Fighting for change is a long, agonizing process but even when things are not in your favor, it does not mean you stop.
When it comes to actually supporting feminism or feminist ideals that could potentially jeopardize their profit margin or their public image, [news outlets are] quick to abandon such values.
I’d rather be a bitch than another pedestal for you to step on your way up.
For us to be anything other than happy requires us to interrogate the root causes of our discontent and identify the injustices that spark our rage.
A key societal obstacle that women continue to encounter when attempting to organize: a lack of time.
I’ve found that being a responsible activist requires me to more than just advocate and agitate. It also requires me to educate. To educate others about why I disagree with their beliefs, what I believe in, and why they should believe me.
While some may interpret “If Hillary had won, we’d all be at brunch right now” as a witty phrase worth repeating, in truth, it’s a revealing sentiment that uses pithy wordplay to mask many problematic aspects about the motivations
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