You’ve heard of catfishing: luring someone into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona. But now, apparently, there’s “blackfishing.” Alicja Brzostowska, a white female student at the University of Birmingham, has been accused of posing as a black person on Instagram. Brzostowska, obviously Polish if her name is any guide, was outed, for some reason, by a busy-body Canadian writer named Wanna (!) Thompson. Shortly thereafter, she began to receive online threats, including demands that she kill herself.
Thompson took to Twitter asking: “Can we start a thread and post all of the white girls cosplaying as black women on Instagram? She received over 1,000 responses, many replete with photos. Critics say that women who pretend to be black don’t understand the culture and struggle that black people have gone through and are still going through. Alicja, a Polish blogger, told the BBC that she has always been olive skinned, and that her lips haven’t been surgically enhanced. She said her thighs have gotten thicker as the result of hard work in the gym. She stated, “I can’t help the fact that I look a certain way,” and also remarked, “I can’t remove my ‘fake bum implants.’ I’m not going to stop going to the gym to grow my thighs.”
The plucky Pole indignantly added: “I’m not white white. I might be Polish but I’m not white white. I’m olive skin-toned and when I tan I might go a shade or two darker but it’s not dark dark.”
The whole damn conversation is dumb dumb.
What’s next, “whitefishing?” “Dykefishing?”
Alicja likely just “identifies” as black. If anyone can identify as the opposite sex, anyone can sure as hell identify as a different skin color. It’s much easier—and less painful-- to make oneself look black or white…or yellow or brown, than it is to swap out genitalia and other obvious body parts and features. Look at Elizabeth Warren, for instance…not that you’d necessarily want to. She counts herself as a person of color even though she’s 1/1024th some type of Indian. (I would prefer to say “Native American,” but we can’t even be sure of that according to the tests). In other words, she’s whiter than Bob Hope was.
Question: what if a (white) transgender “woman” identifies as black, too? How hard will the liberal “Ignorati” come down on “her?” Will they be in a bit of a quandry or will it still be cut and dried—black and white—in their minds?
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