Activist Brittany Packnett kicked off the hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork on Tuesday afternoon in response to the disrespectful ways in which two prominent black women were treated by public figures throughout the day.
On Tuesday’s morning episode of “Fox & Friends,” the network’s Bill O’Reilly mocked Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Ca.) by saying he was too distracted by her “James Brown” wig to listen to anything she had to say about President Donald Trump. He has since issued an apology, claiming it was all “a jest.”
Later in the day, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer scolded White House correspondent April D. Ryan and told her to stop shaking her head. This happened before a room full of journalists, and it was televised and broadcast on national TV.
His body was a patchwork of
scars-a canvas of raised lines and white, taut skin. Andrew’s black bands
helped, but nothing stopped the wide-eyed looks to the remnants of his cheek
and the scars on his hands. He didn’t blame the onlookers, it was only natural
to stare. You pay attention to the differences. Hell, it’s how he’d survived this
long, so he could at least understand that. But in a heartbeat, what started
out as a glance morphed into morbid curiosity and that made Neil’s throat
It shouldn’t have bothered him and
when he finally took a deep breath and slowed his racing thoughts, he realized
it really didn’t. But in that instant, there was a slow, stretch of panic that
turned his stomach upside down. It was the sharp inhale of surprise, the quiver
of a hand, or the ever-apparent grimace on the stranger’s face that set his
And in that moment Neil wanted to
run. To avoid eye contact, turn on his heel and walk the other way, away from
their curiosity and their roving eyes. Such things were threats, or had been at
least, to his very existence.
And now he was living in a world
where he had invited such speculation in.
2D: “We’ve got the power to keep lovin’ each other no matter what happens!”
Noodle: *accidentally spills her drink on him* “Oops!”
2D: “…YOU’VE GOT THE POWER TO CATCH THESE HANDS, BOI!” *gets into combat position*
Your wizard specialises in illusions…but that’s a lie! They actually just cast an illusion spell to make it look like they specialise in illusions! Illusion is actually one of their forbidden schools! That’s how good they are at illusions!