“A white woman bakes a chocolate cake. She turns her back & her lil boy takes some chocolate and rubs it on his face, says “Look mommy, i’m black.” She slaps the shit outta him and says “Go tell your father what you did!!”He goes to his dad “Look daddy i’m black”, he took that belt & beat his ass and said “Go show your grandfather what you did!!”“Look grandpa, I’m black.” He took a switch out and beat his ass, “Now go back to your mama!!”He goes back to his mom and she says “Now what did you learn today?” and the little boy says “I learned that, I’ve been black for 5 minutes and i already hate you white motha fuckas”~Paul Mooney~
Jessica Rey presents the history of the evolution of the swimsuit including the origins of its design, how it has changed overtime and the post-feminist association of the bikini symbolizing female empowerment. She refers to neuro-scientific studies revealing how male brains react to images of scantily clad women versus images of women deemed modest and what the implications of the results are for women in society.
(Note: As the OP, I disagree with Rey’s approach to putting the onus on women to alter ourselves rather than to alter the male perception of women – brain wiring has plenty to do with socialization and if we worked against the culture that fuels men’s objectification of women, women’s clothing choices would matter far less in terms of how men perceive us and determine how to interact with us).