I think you missed the point. She did not say that white women don’t get harassed — though it is obvious that’s what you internalized despite her never writing such. She was speaking specifically to the plight of Black women. From our purview, we have seen what white men have done to protect white women they believed were harassed by Black men. The number of lynchings for what was termed “eyeball rape” is documented. What she was saying has to do with dynamics between Black women and Black men, and the lack of defense we get when harassed and how some know we won’t report out of fear they may be killed by police during that interaction — white women were not centered here at all. Your comment is blatant disregard for the struggles of womanhood that do not belong to or are experienced by white women. Yes, we are both women, but our experiences as such are not the same because of the intersection of race. Come into reality!

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Aisha K. Staggers

Aisha K. Staggers

Mother. Fisk University Alum. And occasionally, I write some stuff! All things Prince are welcome!