Antwan Herron x Jun 26, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard and NBA champion Kyrie Irving threw a yacht party — high-end champagne, crisp blue water, bikinis, swim trunks, looped music, dancing. Another word for this is internalized racism — when the person or group begins to believe and concede to the stereotypes formed and spread about them by the dominant group. Believe at the marrow its ideals — about intelligence; about health; about spirituality; about art; about femininity; about beauty. Once internalized, racism primes black bodies to be agents of their own devaluation and destruction, to carry out the work of white social order, to obsess over presumably white values.
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His latest adventure involves a yacht party in Miami, which sounds about what I would be doing if I were a year-old millionaire with a championship ring and no job to report to for the summer. But Irving has come under fire for his soiree at sea. Video footage of the party surfaced online last week, and the lack of melanin among its female inhabitants—at least the ones featured in the video shots—was noticeable.
It is so hard, so sad and so lonely. It did not go well. In retrospect, I believe I was being led to my current spouse. And their feelings about your marriage are their businessвnot yours.