This ^^ all of this. The outrage in the commentary seems to focus on entirely ignoring all of this discourse and conversational possibility in favor of hyperbolics and blame shifting. The presence of color does not equal inclusivity in the book or the series. I'm not suggesting we burn the book, I am suggesting that we shouldn't put it on the pedestal it has enjoyed recently. The series has made it visually accessible and striking which is a great conversation starter, but it can't be the strength of the argument. Intersectionally, it fell short and learning about those shortcomings is important in moving forward for all women.

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