black girls rock! sorry that upsets you..

blackgirlsrock

i came across this on clutchmagonline.com.  i really appreciate clutch covering this and shutting it down in less than 5 paragraphs. #blackgirlsrock!

Black women honoring and celebrating each other seems to piss a lot of people off. Yesterday, when “Black Girls Rock” aired and trended on Twitter, several black men and white women banded together to create the #whitegirlsrock hashtag.

The thinking went: if they created a “White Girls Rock,” show or hashtag, it’d be considered racist. How grossly unfair to white women!

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Where are the hashtags when black women are systematically shut out of every other avenue of popular culture from the fashion industry to Awards season? Enter radio silence.

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