Amber Rose Believes Black Women Have Been Excluded From #MeToo Movement
Amber Rose's politics have finally taken center stage, or at least her celebrity has attracted multivarious shades. Rose sat down with The Raw Word hosted by Michael Eric Dyson to discuss sex and dating, and fer her general insight onto her areas knowledge, so to speak.
The conversation veered towards the topic feminism, to which Amber Rose was careful not to placate her words. Amber has long been a divide and conquer topic among feminists who either abhor her overt sexuality, or alternately view her as a worthy spokesperson against oppressive structures.
On the commodification women's issues she stated that white women power have stolen the podium for themselves.
"It’s kind very frustrating to me, because all a sudden, feminism became such a mainstream thing, now white… no shade, white rich actresses start coming out and saying, ‘Me too, me too.’"
She goes on to list f the disenfranchised voices who she believes have been muted by these women power.
"But what happened to all us? What happened to the strippers, and the LGBTQ community? And the black girls in college… Like, you know, no one wanted to talk about these people. And now, all a sudden… Going past that, even, like, black women don’t even make half as much as white women in movies."
As long as black women receive lesser compensation, the comprehensiveness the #MeToo Movement must be questioned. Amber Rose continues to be a critical piece in our examination gender issues.