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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Nov 01, 2018 10:41 pm

The Witch Continues to Enchant as a Feminist Symbol
The New York Times (Sunday magazine not editorial page, but still ==> :roll: )

Read the whole thing if you like, but I'll skip to the end.
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A few months later, the president began to tweet “witch hunt” whenever he felt picked on by Robert Mueller. The moral outrage implicit in this cry depends on the fact that witches do not exist. Oh, comes the collective response from multitudes of women, persecuted yet powerful, but they do.
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Post by Skeeve » Thu Nov 01, 2018 11:47 pm

I don't know Abdul.

Think of the THOT's who were going to curse Kavanaugh.
What ever became of that?

Ole beer swigging Bret seems to be just fine...
Then Skank Of America could start in...

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Post by Anaxagoras » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:43 am

More in that vein, but for black women:

The Witches of Baltimore Black Millenials Leave Church for African Witchcraft - The Atlantic :o

But look:
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Not quite the bone-through-the-nose image you might have of "African Witchcraft" :wink:
“We may not be Christian here, but we still pray,” said a woman dressed entirely in white as she addressed a large audience of African American women. Standing behind a lectern, speaking in the cadences of a preacher, she added, “I understand God more now, doing what I’m doing, than I ever did in the Church.”

The call and response that followed (“No one’s going to protect us but who?” “Us!”) was reminiscent of church—but this was no traditional sermon. The speaker, Iyawo Orisa Omitola, was giving the keynote address last month at the third annual Black Witch Convention, which brought together some 200 women in a Baltimore reception hall. The small but growing community points to the hundreds of young black women who are leaving Christianity in favor of their ancestors’ African spiritual traditions, and finding a sense of power in the process.
Yes, they've even got their own convention now. 8) (Be sure to check out that page, btw.) "Dawtas of the Moon"
Over the past decade, white Millennials have embraced witchcraft in droves. Now a parallel phenomenon is emerging among black Millennials. While their exact numbers are difficult to gauge, it’s clear that African American pop culture has started to reflect the trend. In the music industry alone, there’s Beyoncé’s allusion to an African goddess in Lemonade and at the Grammys; Azealia Banks’s declaration that she practices brujería (a Spanish term for witchcraft); and Princess Nokia’s hit “Brujas,” in which she tells white witches, “Everything you got, you got from us.”
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Post by Witness » Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:50 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 1:43 am
(Be sure to check out that page, btw.)
Meh. I was expecting something a tad more sexy!

So witch craft starts selling and soon every aspiring pop starlet will soon quaver "I'm a witch!" :mrgreen:

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Post by ed » Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:47 am

W and B can easily be confused
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