The Pope is a lot like Doctor Who. He never dies, just keeps being replaced by white men.
Phil Wang at the Edinburgh Fringe festival (via olisaurusrex)
Feminism’s racial divide is as old as the Combahee River Collective Statement — and perhaps dates back to Sojourner Truth. It’s a minefield. ‘Black feminism is championing a more nuanced understanding of how oppression and privilege operate,’ Lola Okolosie wrote in the Guardian earlier this year. ‘We, all of us, must understand that at the level of the individual, we can at differing points occupy positions of privilege.’ Whether one agrees with Okolosie or not, outrage over the purported lack of outrage on Scott’s behalf seems to have opened an old wound. ‘Although we as Black women have integrated into feminism, there does exist this fine invisible line made up of white privilege and the double-edged sword that still makes Black women somewhat of the secondary party,’ Ariel Leconte wrote on Revolutionary in Pink Pumps. She added: ‘The Black woman’s body has never had any protection in society.’
The Washington Post, "After naked photo hack, white feminists ignore Jill Scott" (via sonofbaldwin)