Steven (with equal convenience) calls her “articulated” after seeing her do so. I’m sure most Black girls had to rewind a little bit to make sure they heard what they heard, considering “articulate” is one of the first things white people will comment Black people who “speak proper Queen’s English” on.
All These Black Characters and 0 Done Right — How Steven Universe Fails Its Black Fanbase, Part I.
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Ugh yeah! I remember hearing that and being like… “huh”? Like, it felt so microaggressive, but I only gave him the benefit of the doubt because he

  1. Mispronounced it
  2. Thought he was only, like, 10 at the time.

Giving him a pass on that lowkey racist shit was a mistake. #smh

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