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This Is Why We Still Don’t Need #WhiteGirlsRock

18 Apr

This is blog is everything and this article is just the tip of the iceberg. Please check it out!!! Share your thoughts and be respectful. Updates soon!!

Olivia A. Cole

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Below you will find an excerpt to my latest blog,”Why We Still Don’t Need #WhiteGirlsRock,” which has been published on Huffington Post. I encourage you to read it here.

It’s a subtle kind of murder, the killing of black girls’ self-confidence. In a culture like ours that regularly dehumanizes and denigrates the bodies and identities of black women — even the First Lady of the United States isn’t exempt, after all — it’s easy to miss the often indistinct ways that black girls and women are cast as inferior to the identities and pursuits of white women.

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