As with many aspects of structural racism, this product was designed by people who simply assumed “everyone” is white, and didn’t spend any time considering how it would work with other skin tones.
"I have been on the receiving end of the word you refer to but with sand at the beginning so it was with great consideration when I chose the name for my collective. I embrace street culture and this was my way of expressing it. This has been over blown. I am going by Magda Sayeg instead of Knittaplease anyway so you will no longer have to worry."
This has historically enabled white female supremacy—the most unchallenged form of white supremacy—to escape any critical thought.
What if suddenly, instantly, the power of white femininity were transferred to black women?
The answer is clear: Black women would represent value, purity; and based on their natural traits would be worthy of protection and instantly become the objects of universal desire. White women would represent the opposite.
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