Get to the Source: hardhatpartycat: sourcedumal: morenamagia: When White people start...
When White people start thinking they have the power to call Black people “Oreos”…? you know it’s time for us to go in prayer. Since when do you get to quantify the existence or non-existence of someone’s Blackness when your…
Listening to rock music branded me as an oreo. Fencing branded me the biggest oreo to roll out off the production line. Basically anything I did that was outside of the scope of what is supposed to be ‘acceptable’ Black folks behavior. :/
See, it’s reminding me of that link I posted, where that white supremacist ass studio executive said “Black people don’t see themselves in the future” WRT science fiction and fantasy and shit.
When you ain’t actin like their definition of what a n*gger is, then you don’t exist in any world whatsoever.
We don’t get to define ourselves. Whiteness does.
Re the bolded… UH? WHE???? SAY WHA??????
Oh, you didn’t know?
According to Hollywhite, us black people don’t like science fiction. We don’t ever imagine ourselves being a starship captain or a fucking Jedi or anything like that. Ever. Cus you know, it ain’t like there’s a whole fucking society out there that is dedicated to putting POC in science fiction.
Us negruhs are all invested in bein hoodrat Tyrone/Shaniqua in this time, or seeing ourselves be a slave to some white bitch on a plantation.
Cuz that’s the fucking extent of our talents, y’all.
I feel it’s necessary to start naming and shaming all these studio execs who say stupid shit like this. But no, it’s always “we were told by an exec” and “the execs” become this nameless faceless Force that has all-power and the argument ends there with just a lot of frustration.
What the hell is up with rules of professionalism to not name these