Columbusing (with Reaction Gifs!)

Posted: September 25, 2014 in fuckery, race
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So, my birthday is October 13th.  Occasionally my natal day falls on Columbus Day, and that is the case this year.  Thinking about that got me thinking about the trend of Columbusing, the trend of white people discovering something minorities have been doing for ages and treating it as a “new discovery”.  Twerking, bindi, etc, etc.

If you haven’t guessed, Columbusing  sucks.  It’s awful.  It’s insensitive.  So, when three articles come out in succession about big booties, gelled baby hairs (can we stop using ‘urban’ to mean black, please thank you?), and now cornrows, I have no words left for my reaction.

So, take it away, horde of gifs and memes!

NegroCommunity

AngelaBassetBurn

LiaraFuckThis

ShutUpTimWise

SophiaWTFOITNB

Fenris Get Out

And furthermore…

screaming

Happy birthday to me, I guess.

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