I Wonder…

After that Jay-Z/Solange fight I looked at my social media feeds and there were a plethora of memes related to what happened. What I find odd is the tone of the memes. They range from making fun of Jay-Z and questioning his masculinity for “getting beat by a girl,” to support for Solange for going at him so fiercely. In none of them was there any condemnation for Solange’s actions and/or kudos to Jay-Z for refraining from hitting her back and defending himself. Is it because this case is about a woman attacking a man that we don’t care or is it that our society is just so inured to violence that these situations are now seen as joke fodder? I wonder…

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