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!
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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