Year after year Black people are targeted in ads. Companies take things that mean everything to us! Things that we have created to survive, establish unity, and coping tactics to deal with some of the many struggles we have had to overcome and still battle.
And instead of taking heed and establishing our own corporations and uplift each other we run to our oppressors, and wallow in the abuse. Stockholm syndrome is defined on Wikipedia as
“A condition that causes hostages to develop a psychological alliance with their captors as a survival strategy during captivity. These alliances, resulting from a bond formed between captor and captives during intimate time spent together, are generally considered irrational in light of the danger or risk endured by the victims. “ #imjustsaying
How long will we let them use us to throw us away?