Apryl Williams discusses the origins and current roles of "Karens" in relationship to how race is spoken about in America.

 

From the article: “Becky and Karen memes provide a vital social function,” Williams writes. “They restore agency to Black communities by allowing them to exert a form of justice on perpetrators. In a subversion and reversal of power dynamics, Black meme creators police White supremacy and explicitly call for consequences.”

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