Fuck your “post racial”…

I talked with my psychologist about non Black POC and white people and the psychological effects of the performative allyship I’ve been presented with as of late:
“Hey my film team needs diversity. Are you free?”- white woman

“You’re going to encounter racism, lots of racism in this field” -white mansplainer

“You want to speak in a way that makes it hard for people to know where you’re from.” White director

Micro aggression after microaggression. 

She got it. I didn’t have to provide examples as to my lived experience to someone who is going to disregard the validity anyway. I told someone and they heard. That’s how it’s supposed to go right?

THIS is why representation MATTERS.


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