Episode 25: How to Handle Sh*t White Girls Say with Franchesca Ramsey
In 2012, Franchesca Ramsey got famous overnight with her viral YouTube video, "Shit White Girls Say to Black Girls," instantly crowning her a queen of internet call-outs about race, identities, and social injustice. So why did her dream-come-true also feel like a nightmare? Comic, activist, and new author of Well That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist, Franchesca talks to Cristen and Caroline about the unexpected side effects of celebrity, calling out, and fessing up.
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de Leon, Concepcion. Why Franchesca Ramsey Is Done Feeding the Trolls. The New York Times. May 10, 2018.
Ramsey, Franchesca. How to Respond When Someone Says, 'I Don't See Color'—and Six Other Cringe-Worthy Remarks. Glamour. May 21, 2018.
Tinubu, Aramide A. Franchesca Ramsey and Director Kaitlin Fontana on the Comedy Docuseries, 'Franchesca.’ Shadow and Act. Feb. 1, 2018.
Weekes, Princess. 5 Lessons Learned from Franchesca Ramsey’s ‘Well, That Escalated Quickly.’ The Mary Sue. May 30, 2018.