The Ultimate Setback: Woman In Race For The Spotlight
WRITTEN BY XIAO MEI
Another Nude, Another Selfie in the 21st Century
The internet has rapidly turned its attention towards one of the most influential women who has a following of 106 million people on Instagram and is a lead investment to her family empire, Kim Kardashian West (KKW.) Yesterday, Kim posted multiple retro selfies wearing the bare minimum in a G-string and wet white tee, while styling Bo Braids (a hairdo curated by Bo Derek.)
Paying Homage to Our Influencers with Confidence
This homage series immediately received connotative remarks, minimal appraisal from fans and seemly has offended many women. Then there’s me who’s lost in the sauce, left undecided while shocked at the same time, but I could not resist staying silent. I was eager to share with you my naked thoughts.
As a woman I uplift, I support and I encourage any female entrepreneur to live their passions in full confidence.
“NO MATTER WHAT A WOMAN LOOKS LIKE, IF SHE’S CONFIDENT, SHE’S SEXY.” — PARIS HILTON
What benefits you by suppressing other girl bosses?
What do you gain from being negatively opinionated stating how a woman should live their life?
We as individuals have our right to disagree, but this got out of hand the moment racial comments were made.
A Monochromic World Fights to Move Forward
After reading responses from women of color who questioned if Kim was African American, the result would be Instagram removing the images due to its inappropriate content.
My initial intake was perceived from a business standpoint. If Instagram decides to remove the images, that’s a business decision. Remove all feelings. Business is business and emotions have their place and time. Instagram has its right to remove a photo.
My second thought questioned why women are comparing Kim against Beyoncé and Rihanna? To each is its own, right?
“THE GREAT QUESTION THAT HAS NEVER BEEN ANSWERED, AND WHICH I HAVE NOT YET BEEN ABLE TO ANSWER, DESPITE MY THIRTY YEARS OF RESEARCH INTO THE FEMININE SOUL, IS “WHAT DOES A WOMAN WANT?” — SIGMUND FREUD
Sharing Cultures, Sharing Lifestyles and Support in Unity
I rarely see a mass of white woman speak adversely about African American woman who dye their hair blonde knowing black women are not naturally born with blonde hair. I said most.
Though when a light-skinned women embraces black culture, majority African American women jump the gun and consider it an insult.
Who is hurting if another race embraces your culture?
As a female looking outward — I see competition. I see negligence. I see women fighting for power who struggle to realize their power comes from supporting each other and correcting one another behind closed doors. Once society sees unity even in disagreement, their motivation to support we as feminists will soon lack.
Which ironically hinders our success as women in general because it’s a constant tug of war for glory.
To each its own. No one can force you outside of your desires. If a woman chooses to be naked, then respect that she is comfortable with her body. Stating a woman is in the wrong only consumes your energy into invalid time and space, when it can be directed towards educating the next generation of young women. Our success will occur when we learn to let others be while supporting them in return and keeping our negative comments within.
This is how we all move forward.