Bette Midler popped her head out to make a racially insensitive assertion about girls’s therapy in society. She quoted John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s tune “Woman Is The N*gger Of The World” to precise the horrible nature the abuse in opposition to girls. The actress obtained main backlash for her tweet and has since apologized. Rapper Killer Mike is amongst those that are keen to simply accept her apology so long as she is keen to “shut up and pay attention.”
When requested in regards to the difficulty, Mike speaks the foundation the difficulty, which is, in his opinion, “White male patriarchy.”
“The grain fact whether or not it is there or not in phrases girls being handled by their male counterparts, it begins with White male European patriarchy. So in phrases the primary particular person oppressed by White male patriarchy …] was going to be particular person laying subsequent to them. But in the end, it isn’t the kind fact to attempt to affiliate your self with as a result of Black girls are handled worse than anybody”
He urges “liberal allies” to face for what they imagine in by supporting the Black girls who’ve spearheaded civil rights actions from the get-go.
“We want greater than allies. We want co-conspirators …] Your ass must be subsequent to Angela Davis and advocating what she’s advocating for.”
Killer Mike additionally speaks the “offended Black girl” stereotype. Peep the complete clip under.