Liberal actress is fighting ‘white privilege’ by targeting … emojis

Liberal actress is fighting ‘white privilege’ by targeting … emojis

Outspoken actress Ashley Judd’s left-wing politics are no secret.

She has staunchly supported Planned Parenthood as well as President Barack Obama. It was even reported in 2013 that Judd planned to run against Republican Sen. Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. While President-elect Donald Trump at the time called her a “great candidate,” Judd didn’t go through with it.

These days, however, Judd is focusing on “white privilege” — and in a way some might find rather curious.

She’s targeting emojis.

Specifically, Judd is wondering why emojis don’t start off as black so she, as a white woman, is forced to change the color. Besides, she wrote, the standard color yellow “is just code for white.”

Judd also addressed the matter on her Facebook page, asking, “What if emojis came, standard issue, in black? So WE whites had to scroll to find a color that more accurately resembled US?”

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