On oppression and hip hop and you know, 2020

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Oppressors always expect the oppressed to extend to them the understanding so lacking in themselves.

Had not read this piece before on Black feminism by Audre Lorde in 1979, where she discussed how Black women are not responsible for giving Black men an exit out of the patriarchal privilege which they weaponize against Black women instead of uniting against common threats.

Read it here: https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/ethnicliterature/files/2017/01/Sexism-An-American-Disease-in-Blackface.pdf

Got here from this excellent piece on Noname calling out black rap/hip hop artists’ misogynoir.

DJBooth “It’s Time to go to Work”

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