I’m tired y’all. I’m so tired of Satan and all his minions. He’s SO busy and so ever-present that it seems we barely get relief. He’s always a click away in these Digital Streetz and today I clicked wrong. I had the misfortune of clicking on the “This Is America” Women’s Edit by youtuber Nicole Arbour, and now here I am writing this blog sorting out how I feel.

Of course the original This Is America” video by Donald Glover is trending presently because of the infectious drum beat and single sequence video that highlights media misdirection away from social ills. If you’re not familiar with Nicole’s body of work I’ll just say that she’s conventionally pretty in that WASP/Anglo/Aryan manner who tries to be funny and “aware”, but winds up being the caricature of those she thinks she’s calling out in the first place. {In order to understand this phenomenon you’ll need to have done years of field work with privileged pretty white women to understand how oblivious they are to their privilege even when they think they’re coming off deep.}

Enough about her though. Let’s talk about this bullshyt she just released which is sure to be shared by all the #metoo princesses sitting home beating themselves over the head thinking of ways to find attention when the only thing that garners attention these days is struggle and they have absolutely none.

Did you see all the “struggle” in the background? No cops, death, or massacres, but not making as much money as white men even though they make more than black men and women is their struggle this year and they’re running with it. Times Up! White women will no longer be satisfied with second-tier white privilege and they will steal and appropriate whatever piece of black art they want to in order to be heard.  

I’m not even against women {even overprivileged white women} standing up for themselves. Equal pay, objectification, sexual harassment, rape, and equal rights are all tenets that I stand for. But what I don’t stand for is how white women use their proximity to struggle {by being women} to interrupt, hijack, and transform every conversation into THEIR own singular victim narrative. It’s so insulting it’s borderline demonic.

Personally, I’m not sure how one can take the themes presented in the original “This Is America” and approach it with such a lack of respect for the subject matter. Being the “white girl” trying to imitate urban dancing in the beginning was such a cliché that how could the rest of it be taken seriously? But when I realized I actually WAS supposed to take it seriously it made me sad. It made me sad that white women thought that anything they presented in this video was worthy of the interruption she presented with this clickbait bullshyt. {But I’m still gonna get these clicks off of it.}

I’m just really surprised that in the middle of this no one thought they should perhaps treat the subject matter with more respect that a social comedian could provide. But it really does prove that no matter what blacks create to speak for themselves the whites in closest proximity will appropriate it and tell it as their own story. And THAT’S the problem with the false allies on the LEFT.

I guess my biggest problem is that I don’t think she gave the subject matter the RESPECT it deserved and it could have been a good remake if she didn’t do the “corny white girl” joke thing with it. These aren’t jokes sis. This is real life. Not just another Youtube skit.

The Caucasity of it all all…..The Beckyment of it.

Do your own homework Becky!

Did the black feminists approve of this?

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Vitamin Q (VQ) is a writer, blogger personality, and a social commentator. He irreverently analyzes how social issues affect individuals in modern society by using sarcasm, humor, and intellect, creating his own unique blend of Southern SHADE, purely for the purpose of helping like minds cope. “I say it so you don’t have to!”
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