Tayo Bero
Tayo Bero
Columnist @guardian. Culture writer + radio prod. Frmrly @CBC. Words: @teenvogue @womenshealthmag @refinery29 @walrusmagazine + more📧tayobero@gmail.comSource
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White outrage about Will Smith’s slap is rooted in anti-Blackness. It’s inequality in plain sight

White outrage about Will Smith’s slap is rooted in anti-Blackness. It’s inequality in plain sight

This kind of performative pearl-clutching is reserved for Black men who mess up. It was a bad incident, but the Oscars have seen worse “We do not condone violence.” “Assault is never the answer.” These words have echoed through all of my social media accounts since Will Smith slapped Chris Rock for making a poor-taste joke about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. The joke referenced Pinkett Smith’s shaved head, a decision she made due to her struggles with the autoimmune disease alopecia. Most people agree the slap shouldn’t have happened. But there’s something that feels precious at best,...

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