#FastTailedGirls: Examining The Stereotypes and Abuse That Black Girls Face

Mikki Kendall (@Karynthia) and Jamie Nesbitt Golden (@thewayoftheid) of @HoodFeminism created this hashtag and opened the door for conversation on stereotypes and abuse that Black girls/BW face based on myths of hypersexuality and the history of misogynoir.

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  1. TRIGGER WARNING: misogynoir, street harassment, childhood sexual abuse, rape.
  2. Some tweets from the creator @Karnythia. To see all of the tweets she shared on the topic, click here.
  3. Some tweets from the co-creator @thewayoftheid. To see all of the tweets she shared on the topic, click here

    In her tweets, her mother rejected patriarchal thinking and advocated for her. This doesn't always happen because of how pervasive anti-Black misogyny (misogynoir) and patriarchy are within the Black community (and of course outside of it, whew).
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