Hey, I just want to say please keep saying this. Over and over and over. I’ve always tried at least to be feminist and intersectional but I have had some serious falters in my life. And it took a black woman getting in my face for me to realize and acknowledge my privilege. White women have this weird competition for men thing going on which causes them to do stupid things like marry Republicans in an era when GOP basically means “white supremacist,” and to a degree other white woman might be able to talk them out of it …. if they know, but don’t ever shut up. I’m assuming you’re a woman of color. Please don’t shut up. Keep talking loudly, because white people in general need to hear it and white women are pretty dumb sometimes, but in spite of her deleting those comments …. she read them. Maybe she took something on. And even if she didn’t, I’m really glad you wrote this, because other white women who may be of a similar bent will read it and take something on.

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