hopelessromanticbutcrazy asked: Why does it bother you what a person does to their hair? White people look cool with locs just as much as black people. Does it do any physical or any actual mental damage to you?
Listen here bruh
I’ma tell you like this.
If you don’t see the stigma behind anyone black being utterly lambasted by white media for their bust size, their hair texture, their skin tone, the way they dress, even the way they eat, you are ignorant as hell.
White women are getting breast implants, lip injections, butt shots, etc while white media looks down upon black women for naturally having those qualities.
Getting dreadlocks, cornrows and afros while looking at black men and women as if they should adapt their hair to how white people have their hair or face ridicule or disciplinary action within school settings.
Getting tans, spray on tans, risking skin cancer to look darker than what they are yet companies and movies will cast the lightest darkskinned woman to advertise their product.
Trying to exemplify a fictitious lifestyle by wearing baggy clothes, wearing their caps backwards and wearing chains where black children have been shot and killed for wearing a hoodie in the rain.
White people see the things black people get scrutinized and looked at like a criminal every day by just being here, and they adapt that shit into their own style for fucking fun without knowing or even truly realizing
It says something when I can go and apply for a job as a team member at my local store and come with my SSS+ game as far as attire, diction and credentials, just plain being basically over qualified for a position
And not only do I not get a call back, but the next time I go to the store I see a white stoner bummy dude with dreads bagging my groceries improperly.
It just doesn’t make any sense why white people like to put down the things that make us unique, the things that we do for ourselves, the things we have for ourselves and then flip it and make it a trend.
Because at the end of the day even though they try their hardest to be black, to be indian, to be native american, to adopt muslim culture their skin is still white and it will always be white.
They can get as many breast implants, lip injections, butt injections, but they’re still white.
They can rub charcoal on their face and put on as much dark makeup as they can, bathe in the sun for hours, but when they take a shower and that tan fades, they’re still white.
When they wear the hairstyles that are traditionally worn by black people, cornrows, the big afro blow out type of stuff, dreadlocks, they’re still white.
And being white and looking a hot mess is considered the lesser evil compared to upstanding black people that want to make a name for themselves.
And you should be ashamed of yourself for asking me this dumbass question when you should already know the answer.
Speak that truth. White people always fighting nature to look like PoC, snatching up our language and culture to be like PoC, and in the same breath muttering slurs, summing us up to a trope and clutching their knock off Louis. Ya’ll all a hot pathetic mess.
ffs. black people do not own locs, we never have. they are not unique to blacks people. they are a hair style, one that can have spiritual or deeper meaning, that are/ have been found in many others cultures. Take Jata for example, the names of dreads for holy hindu men and woman. Nobody owns them.
And tanning have other significant cultural influences, it was about making it look like you could go on holiday and were therefore rich.
On plastic surgery front that’s a stereotype, not every black person’s body type includes a bigger bust/ hips. Just like not all white people have a flat arse.
Though i do agree with some of the points you’ve made stop trying to bring stuff in that’s not even related to the question.