Wednesday, 3 October 2007

REPRESENTATIONS...

The other day I received this e-mail from an international network of Black Women:

Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 09:47:37 +0100
Subject: ATTACK on the Black Woman
(…) wrote:
> >
> >This past week has been one filled with many arrogant insults to Black women:
>
> >* Angelina Jolie playing a Black woman in the movie, "A Mighty Heart" and no one
> >in the major media is discussing this complete disregard that Black women can be
> >extraordinary and motivated by love just like any other woman can. A black woman
> >can't be the object of a White man's desire, but according to the media, only a White
> >woman can be the object of all men's desires. RACIST!
> >
> >* The Obama Crush video is still being promoted nationwide. This young White woman
> >is calling out the herd of White women to charge Barack-ster to get him to be with
> >one of them. I guess the popular mindset is supposed to be that a Black woman just
> >cannot be what a good, smart, talented, millionaire man wants; he's got to want a
> >sexy White thing just like any other Black man with resources. The woman in the video
> >is a paid actress that probably isn't even a real Obama supporter and didn't even sing the horrible song.
> >
> >WE MUST BOYCOTT ALL THESE ENTITIES, ESPECIALLY THE ANGELINA JOLIE MOVIE. I GUESS SHE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A COMPLIMENT TO THE BLACK
> RACE FOR HER PLAY A BLACK WOMAN. I DON'T THINK BLACK PEOPLE TELL WHITE PEOPLE HOW MUCH THEIR THOUGHTS AND ACTIONS OF BLACK INFERIORITY REALLY OFFENDS US.
> >
> >THE MOST IMPORTANT VOTE IS THE ONE WE MAKE WITH OUR DOLLARS AND AFTER THE LAST TWO PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, I'M SURE THE VOTE WITH THE
> DOLLAR IS THE ONLY ONE THEY ALWAYS COUNT, NO MATTER IF THE PERSON GIVING THE DOLLARS IS WHITE, BLACK, BROWN, YELLOW OR POCKADOT.
> >
> >WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
> >LASTLY, KNOW THAT BLACK WOMEN ARE 20 MILLION STRONG AND WE SIMPLY AIN'T TAKING THE DISRESPECT ANYMORE. WE DON'T HAVE TO BECAUSE WE ARE
> HUGE CONSUMERS AND IF WE TIGHTEN UP OUR POCKETBOOKS, THAT MEANS SEVERE DECLINES FOR THEIR REVENUES.
> >
> >POWER BACK TO THE PEOPLE!
> >
> >KNOW THAT TOGETHER WE WILL CHANGE THE WORLD!
> >
> >PASS THIS ALL OVER THE INTERNET BY TELLING A FRIEND AND TELL THEM TO JOIN THE BLACK WOMAN'S MOVEMENT AT: www.BlackWomenNeedLoveToo.com
> >
> >
The other day I received this e-mail from an international network of Black Women:

Date: Sun, 9 Sep 2007 09:47:37 +0100
Subject: ATTACK on the Black Woman
(…) wrote:
> >
> >This past week has been one filled with many arrogant insults to Black women:
>
> >* Angelina Jolie playing a Black woman in the movie, "A Mighty Heart" and no one
> >in the major media is discussing this complete disregard that Black women can be
> >extraordinary and motivated by love just like any other woman can. A black woman
> >can't be the object of a White man's desire, but according to the media, only a White
> >woman can be the object of all men's desires. RACIST!
> >
> >* The Obama Crush video is still being promoted nationwide. This young White woman
> >is calling out the herd of White women to charge Barack-ster to get him to be with
> >one of them. I guess the popular mindset is supposed to be that a Black woman just
> >cannot be what a good, smart, talented, millionaire man wants; he's got to want a
> >sexy White thing just like any other Black man with resources. The woman in the video
> >is a paid actress that probably isn't even a real Obama supporter and didn't even sing the horrible song.
> >
> >WE MUST BOYCOTT ALL THESE ENTITIES, ESPECIALLY THE ANGELINA JOLIE MOVIE. I GUESS SHE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE A COMPLIMENT TO THE BLACK
> RACE FOR HER PLAY A BLACK WOMAN. I DON'T THINK BLACK PEOPLE TELL WHITE PEOPLE HOW MUCH THEIR THOUGHTS AND ACTIONS OF BLACK INFERIORITY REALLY OFFENDS US.
> >
> >THE MOST IMPORTANT VOTE IS THE ONE WE MAKE WITH OUR DOLLARS AND AFTER THE LAST TWO PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS, I'M SURE THE VOTE WITH THE
> DOLLAR IS THE ONLY ONE THEY ALWAYS COUNT, NO MATTER IF THE PERSON GIVING THE DOLLARS IS WHITE, BLACK, BROWN, YELLOW OR POCKADOT.
> >
> >WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!
> >LASTLY, KNOW THAT BLACK WOMEN ARE 20 MILLION STRONG AND WE SIMPLY AIN'T TAKING THE DISRESPECT ANYMORE. WE DON'T HAVE TO BECAUSE WE ARE
> HUGE CONSUMERS AND IF WE TIGHTEN UP OUR POCKETBOOKS, THAT MEANS SEVERE DECLINES FOR THEIR REVENUES.
> >
> >POWER BACK TO THE PEOPLE!
> >
> >KNOW THAT TOGETHER WE WILL CHANGE THE WORLD!
> >
> >PASS THIS ALL OVER THE INTERNET BY TELLING A FRIEND AND TELL THEM TO JOIN THE BLACK WOMAN'S MOVEMENT AT: www.BlackWomenNeedLoveToo.com
> >
> >

2 comments:

VDV said...

YES! We need to tell them how it is otherwise the abuse will never stop!

Koluki said...

Absolutely, my sister!