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Performative Praise and the Exploitation of Black People

Whenever there is a discussion of social unrest or oppressive systems there should always be a race, gender, and class analysis. The conversation has shifted. The media and social media are now basing the morality of an inherently racist nation on the backs of black people, yet again. It is a racist trope used to reinforce the idea that black people, especially black women, exist solely to be exploited by white people. Reject it.