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sonofbaldwin:

realisticdreamworld:

sonofbaldwin:

Whew. She went in.

I bought it. I believe in forgiveness. Silly me. *shrugs* 

How many times, though? He keeps opening his mouth and saying dumb or bigoted things. When is it okay to stop coddling and defending him and start holding him accountable for his stupidity and ignorance?

Folks who believe in forgiveness for beating woman-identified* people (especially women* of color, who experience consistently more violence than their white counterparts, and even then, especially Black women*, who statistically experience more violence than any other race of women* in the US) how exactly do you do so? What in Chris Brown in particular’s behavior makes you go, “Oh, this is a remorseful, responsible adult who has adequately (if such a thing is even possible) apologized for what he’s done?” 

sonofbaldwin:

realisticdreamworld:

sonofbaldwin:

Whew. She went in.

I bought it. I believe in forgiveness. Silly me. *shrugs* 

How many times, though? He keeps opening his mouth and saying dumb or bigoted things. When is it okay to stop coddling and defending him and start holding him accountable for his stupidity and ignorance?

Folks who believe in forgiveness for beating woman-identified* people (especially women* of color, who experience consistently more violence than their white counterparts, and even then, especially Black women*, who statistically experience more violence than any other race of women* in the US) how exactly do you do so? What in Chris Brown in particular’s behavior makes you go, “Oh, this is a remorseful, responsible adult who has adequately (if such a thing is even possible) apologized for what he’s done?” 

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    this is all sorts of stellar.
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    I agree wholeheartedly. Sure there have been other musicians and celebrities who say and do stupid shit, but Chris goes...
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    YESSSS MA’AM.
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    Stand up for what you believe! That is awesome.
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    This was a terrible review. Mostly because it has a poorly hidden agenda. If you wanted to speak of how horrible a...
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    bahahaha I aint even mad tho
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    um, this.
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