Black individuals carried the Democrats last night, with black women pulling in the biggest majority for Doug Jones. My fellow white people (at least those who are opposed to having a child molester in the Senate) were grateful, and black women have some ideas about what we can do with that gratitude.
3) Perhaps we can collectively think about policies that disproportionately harm #BlackWomen and find ways to fight for change— Shanita Hubbard (@msshanitarenee) December 13, 2017
Don’t just thank #BlackWomen / People. Support us. Protect Us. Elect Us. LISTEN to us. Trust us:THE FIRST TIME, Be Fair to Us. All the shit we been doing for ourselves since forever. It’s been time. No amount of verbal appreciation will do us justice. It’s SHOW us time. ❤️🖤💚— Rashida "SHEEDZ" O. (@RashidaSHEEDZ) December 13, 2017
Black Women Do Not Exist To Save You - Hannah Drake
Black Votes Matter: Why the African American Vote is So Crucial - Linda Lubi
Black Women Kept Roy Moore Out of Office. Here’s How to Actually Thank Them. - Brittany Packnett
If you do want to support black women, here are some great places to start:
Southern Rural Black Women's Initiative
Reparations: Requests & Offerings
#GiveBackGiveBlack // Black Women Candidate Donate List
Safety Pin Box
You know what you need to do, fellow white people. If you're grateful, show it.