[cont] i definitely appreciate you opening a space for poc to talk about our experiences while breaking it down to naysayers why they need to step back and let us speak. thank you :)
Yep, I have heard of that study. And agreed! It’s not that white girls such as myself can’t find ourselves frustrated with the type of representation we see on tv or in movies- it’s that when we can choose to ignore some of those idols or not find them important/relevant, or when we can choose to (or choose not to) identify with POC characters, or when we can still dig through and find a lot of characters that look like us and represent us accurately and without stereotypes of our race or ethnicity, it really is a set of choices/options that are ours alone that many other girls have not been given the option of.