Dear Stacey Dash,
I heard your contract as a correspondent for Fox News was not renewed today and a laugh bubbled up from the depths of my spirit so hearty it nearly knocked me off my feet. Since you became a contributor to Fox News in 2014, I have watched you spew divisive diatribe from your platform both on screen and online. You chose to model yourself after the Katie Hopkins and the Ann Coulters of the world but ah! You forgot one thing sis; you are a black woman. Thus, despite your proximity to whiteness, your melanin rendered you expendable to your bosses at Fox News.
During Trump’s campaign, you came to his defence at every conceivable avenue writing blogs and tweets so flagrant in their determination to prove that you while you were black and a woman, you weren’t like those black people or those nasty women, you were willing, ready and able to place white supremacy and patriarchy above all else. You needed to prove that you were a well behaved black woman who knew her place, not scary like the others. You took pride in your opportunity to tell women feminism was evil and black people BET and Black History Month were racist. I guess you thought you would be there, your hands on the pump along with Trump’s as he drained the swamp not realising you’d served your purpose. You fought alongside those who sought to denigrate and disenfranchise those who look like you for a cheque and when your contract was up for renewal they simply terminated it instead. In this new world where fake news reigns supreme and Donald Trump has been installed as King of America, why do they need a black woman to reach out to minorities (cos that was your purpose) when they want to "make America great again", a euphemism for returning to a time when whiteness was the default. Who will fight for you now? Who will you turn to for support when the white men in power have shown you during the age of Trump, a 50 year old black woman has no value?
I am under no illusion you’ll be jobless for long. It’s clear to be a member of Donald Trump’s administration requires no qualifications and before long you’ll be back on some platform as the token again because you’re too deep down the rabbit hole now. Somehow you’ll claim this wasn’t because of your race, age, gender or all three, that Fox’s decision was fair cos heaven forbid you acknowledge the problem with them getting rid of you to make way for Nigel Farage. I promised Bolu I’d only spend 3 paragraphs writing this because I have other things to get on with but know that you, Chrisette Michele, Steve Harvey and all people belonging to minority groups who support Donald Trump and his administration of hate will be held accountable. We will also laugh at you cos what did you think would happen? Did you think your faithfulness would be rewarded and they’d ignore your blackness and womanhood? Did you really think your loyalty meant you’d be aboard when the white supremacy train when it left the station? L to the O to the L. Fuck you, sis.
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