Thursday, May 21, 2009

Woman, Black: the Double Whammy of Inequality in Your Neighborhood

"When Black women are beaten, raped, or otherwise exploited we are not understood as victims because our bodies are understood to exist for the purposes of exploitation."

There are few rushing to her defence because these constructions uphold not only the black white binary but the crushing dominance that patriarchy has established over women."

--Renee at Womanist Musings
gets at a huge problem of in-equal-ity in (y)our neighborhoods,
showing those
Nude Photos of Rihanna and Prejean
[asking] Which One Is The Slut?

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