Quote of the Day

[Content Note: White supremacy.]

"Instead of having a problem with Black Girls Rock, have a problem with the White supremacy that constantly tries remind Black women and girls that we don't. Direct your energy towards a world that refuses to recognize our collective humanity."—Bougie Black Girl, in a terrific essay responding to white people complaining about First Lady Michelle Obama participating in the annual Black Girls Rock event.

If you hear "Black Girls Rock" and immediately hear "White Girls Don't Rock," the problem is not with Black Girls Rock. The problem is with you.

[H/T to Mary Drummer. Related Reading: Janelle Monáe at Black Girls Rock.]

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