Sunday Smack: what about Harriet Tubman’s pussyhat?

Harriet Tubman statue harlem pussy hat pink

Is this pink pussyhat on top of Harlem’s Harriet Tubman statue a symptom of the famed New York City neighborhood’s gentrification from black and brown to white?

Or is it a visual turn of phrase for how this year’s Women’s March on the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s tenure in office — and more generally, the (White) feminist movement in America — gaslight the history and current struggle for Black women’s rights?

By the way, the pussyhat incident really happened …

song currently stuck in my head: “don’t cost you nothing (12-inch disco mix)” – ashford and simpson

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