I tend to think that a lot of young black women identify with feminist ideals but are hesitant to use the term “feminist” because of the stereotypes and implications that come with labeling oneself as such. Those stereotypes (bra burning, etc) are slowly dissipating, due to the different types to women now calling themselves feminists. If you identify as such wear it as a badge of honor. The insightful video below delves into some of the reasons why and why some choose not to use label themselves as such.
Bonus clip: “Black Folks Don’t: Tip
Thoughts? Has it been your experience that black folks don’t tip? I tend to overtip but that’s just me.