It is amazing that privileged elites like Hillary Clinton cannot get a pass from the social justice warriors. I guess there is a sharp line while it comes to cultural appropriation. If you are going to use an African saying, you should probably be an African. Oh! And it needs to actually be an African saying, right? There is another thing that you should probably research, Hillary. There is an attribution that this quote was made out of whole cloth by Al Gore. Not that’s funny! I don’t care who you are.
As Written By Emily Zanotti for Heat St:
Hillary Clinton says her newly launched political group Onward Together takes its name from an old African proverb that’s displayed prominently on the group’s site: “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.”
Using “African sayings,” is, of course, cultural appropriation, and Twitter’s social justice warriors were quick to pounce on Clinton’s faux worldliness.
But worse still, it’s not even clear the quote is actually ……
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