Facebook’s Complicity in the Silencing of Black Women
Ijeoma Oluo

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“At Sylvia’s in Harlem 4 the first time”. “Looking at the sea of black folk in do-rags and plaid & wondering, “will they let my white ass walk out of here?”
What is your first thought? Do I sound racist? I honestly think I do and I wouldn’t blame black people for feeling insulted. I think I could do without making a stereotypical remark like that to begin with. It doesn’t have to be said to my friends, let alone to the world on Twitter. If we make sure the brain is engaged before putting the mouth in gear, it could save a little friction on both sides. Just my opinion.

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