Saturday, March 11, 2017

Black girls’ zero-sum struggle: Why we lose when black boys dominate the discourse

"For there is no saving black and brown men without the labor and love of black and brown women. Yet surely, we have come far enough to imagine liberation strategies that don’t require men of color to tread over “this bridge call our backs.” While we, women of color, are doing the heavy lifting to keep our communities functional and intact, the question remains, “Who will lift us?” Who will fight for us?"

Brittney Cooper (Salon)