"No labels" rhetoric isolates people from their community, history and culture. It keeps people from being able to articulate themselves and ask for what they need.It promotes a false sense of unity that only serves to further the dominant classes in society. It is a lazy way of getting out of understanding and digesting complex issues.I dislike this rhetoric and approach.
Shoutout to all those black kids in predominantly white environments who had to learn how to navigate when they were too “black” for white spaces and too “white” for black spaces.
OMG OMG this happened! A dialogue between Laverne Cox and bell hooks.*squeals excitedly*
Listening to bell hooks is always a profound experience.
"No matter how popular Laverne Cox becomes […] she still has to go out in this mean world of hatred that we as people of color, as people of varied sexual identities and practices, will always, until we change the imperialist, white supremacist, capitalist patriarchy, have to confront" - bell hooks