[Ads-l] "yt [white] women"

Alice Faber afaber at PANIX.COM
Tue Jan 28 22:05:20 UTC 2020

On 1/28/20 3:42 PM, Mark Mandel wrote:
> I just saw this in a thread on Facebook about reactions to Kobe Bryant's
> awful death: https://www.facebook.com/31712671/posts/10103591004654998/,
> the thread beginning with Jocelyn Sawyer's comment. As far as I've read,
> she's the only one who used it there, so I can't tell if it's an
> idiosyncrasy or on a wider (subculture?) txt vocabulary.

It's extremely, extremely common in Twitter feeds of activist black 
women, and I've been aware of it for at least 5 years.


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