“11 Things Black Women Aren’t Allowed to Say”

“3. “Black Girls Rock!”
For whatever reason, black women loving ourselves seems to threaten everyone around us. You can see this everywhere from the #BlackLivesMatter movement — both in how it was hijacked by white people to say #AllLivesMatter, and how it leaves out Black women — to the Deadline Hollywood article which claimed that TV representation is becoming ‘too ethnic’. It’s imperative that we find creative mediums through which we can celebrate our beauty and ourselves. We need to support and celebrate black women creatives and business owners.”