Leave our mothers and grandmother alone.
It is always precarious travelling while black, especially for a woman. Let’s face it. Women are less valued in society or we would earn the same pay as men, proportionately occupy the same leadership positions as men, and not get punished for having children as career women. Another irrefutable truth is that black women suffer even more just because we are black.
Queue up the latest attack on us, this time by a white man and supported by Ryanair, the low budget airline that disrupted the industry. Fair well you pioneer. We’d rather have our self-respect, thank you. Don’t know what I’m going on about? Please take a few minutes to view the video below, read the open letter and add your signature.
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