Tumblr: America needs to stop being racist and sexist, pay more attention to women and PoC ok
CBS: Hey guys guess what we decided Watson should be played by a Taiwanese, female actress in our version of Sherlock Holmes
Tumblr: NOOOOOOOOOOOO YOU CAN'T DO THAT HOW DARE YOU I AM BOYCOTTING YOUR SHOW I HAVE NEVER SEEN THIS IS THE WORST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED
thestoutorialist: ofanotherfashion: Maybe the most stylish librarian ever - check out that fascinator! Lucille Baldwin Brown was the first Black public county librarian in Tallahassee, Florida. This photograph is part of the collection at the State Library and Archives of Florida. I love this so much. I would wear the shit out of this look.
Esoterica: White Privilege: Now What & Other Such... →
racismschool: Examples of what white privilege deniers THINK it means to be told to “Check Your Privilege.” Apologize for being white Believe white is bad or wrong Be ashamed of being white Feel guilty for being white Examples of what people ACTUALLY mean when they say “Check Your… this makes excellent points also.
: fussyfangs: i was watching the trailer for the... →
fussyfangs: i was watching the trailer for the lorax the other day and already frowning in mild irritation at the tired “boy goes on quest to fulfill passive love interest’s dreams and thus win her heart” plot but then this exchange happened boy: “you wouldn’t hit a girl, would you?” …
Sandy” had a common experience: She is a 35 year-old transgender woman from...– Human Trafficking of Immigrant Transgender Women: Hidden in the Shadows (via thetart) note: there should be a space between trans and woman.
ashley, full stop.: theoceanandthesky: shazari:... →
theoceanandthesky: shazari: [TW: discussion of racism] Recently, my dashboard has been lit up here and there with some fast-flying reblogs of a video from one of Jane Elliott’s Blue Eyes/Brown Eyes workshops. In these workshops, she conducts an experiment in which brown-eyed… this makes excellent points.
And the hippies are jingling, jangling, blowing smoke all over Haight Ashbury,...– Adam Fortunate Eagle (Red Lake Chippewa), on white privilege and the hippie movement in the Bay (via countrygramma)
npr: nprmusic: In honor of Woody Guthrie’s 100th birthday, his daughter invited Jay Farrar (Son Volt and Uncle Tupelo), Will Johnson (Centro-Matic), Anders Parker (Varnaline), and Jim James (My Morning Jacket) to find lyrics from among Guthrie’s archives that spoke to them and put the words to music. You can feel loneliness and heartache in every note of the Jim James-led “Empty Bed Blues.”...
CRINJ - A warning about the "campaign group"... →
turnofftherain: stfurapeculture: slut-shaming: A WARNING... There is a “campaign group” called RINJ (Rape Is No Joke), otherwise known as SAINJ (Sex Assault Is No Joke) who started up with the objective of removing rape “joke” pages from Facebook. Many people joined their cause, “liking” their page, because they too wanted to see these rape pages removed. Unfortunately, it appears that this...
Reblog if you've ever been bullied.
Let’s see how many notes this will get.
This is not just about dishonoring the Koran, it is about disrespecting our dead...– Maruf Hotak, commenting about the recent protests in Afghanistan in reaction to its largest U.S. base burning Qur’ans and referring to an episode in Helmand Province when American Marines urinated on the dead bodies of men they described as insurgents and to a recent erroneous airstrike on...
masteradept: razycrandomgirl: hopefulsuicide replied to your post: Black face is alive and well y’all. Oh no. What did I miss? Billy Crystal dressed up as Sammy Davis Jr. I can just imagine them disguising this in the writing room. “This will be great bit guys!” WTF? Did they do that shit for real? OH FUCK!
Esoterica: baddominicana: CDC on racial... →
baddominicana: CDC on racial differences in drug use: “White high school students are seven times more likely than blacks to have used cocaine; eight times more likely to have smoked crack; ten times more likely to have used LSD and seven times more likely to have used heroin. What’s more,…
Part of the racialized sexism wants everyone to think that a 15-year old Mexican...– bell hooks, Homegrown: Engaged Cultural Criticism (via nyx2701)
Esoterica: I'm disgusted by the history of this... →
sourcedumal: meghonestep: I was in my perspectives on aftrican american males class today, and I heard some things that I am partly disgusted by, and partly pissed off that I’ve never learned about it before. I’m sick of the history of this country being hidden from me because I’m… this makes good points.
James Dao at The New York Times: Branding a... →
She disputed the diagnosis, but it was not until months later that she found what seemed powerful ammunition buried in her medical file, portions of which she provided to The New York Times. “Her command specifically asks for a diagnosis of a personality disorder,” a document signed by the psychiatrist said. Veterans’ advocates say Captain Carlson stumbled upon evidence of something they had...
[The young black males are] shuttled into prisons, branded as criminals and...– In her book The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, legal scholar Michelle Alexander writes that many of the gains of the civil rights movement have been undermined by the mass incarceration of black Americans in the war on drugs. (via nprfreshair)
If you believe that men are oppressed in this...
genderbitch: Fuck, just unfollow the universe. Leave. Get off this fucking planet and find a place where your bullshit will not pollute oppressed people’s lives.
[TW for rape threats and severe anti-black...
Anon: Hey curiouslycool, go get raped by a chainsaw, kill yourself, go back to Africa and get AIDS/Malaria/etc etc you niggerish nigger nigger
Curiouslycool: u mad? stay mad crackers!
Other Anon: I read everything that happened on your dash tonight and you are the most racist person ever. I mean, everyone was wrong, but you were the MOST wrong.
Esoterica: Speaking of Racism, →
poemsofthedead: tofuboots: I was at work on register and we usually have a hired police officer who stands by the door to prevent theft. Anyway, 2 fully veiled Mulsim women came in to buy groceries and were in the store for a good amount of time buying what looked like enough to feed… read this, it is important.
alexandraerinr: The people who respond to a... →
alexandraerin: The people who respond to a concersation about cultural appropriation to say “a hairstyle is just a hairstyle” are bad enough, but the people who stop and acknowledge that cultural appropriation exists and is bad but then say “but sometimes a hairstyle is just a hairstyle”… what? How? How do you…
Because when we find ourselves believing that killing a man makes us more of a...– Jay Smooth, founder of New York City’s longest-running hip hop radio program, WBAI’s Underground Railroad and video blogger. (via spunkywarcannon) Gotta reblog. This is on my favorite quotes list on Facebook for goodness sakes. Jay Smooth is probably the most insightful person on the internet....
wow. so Jill let another racist, cissexizt,...
karnythia: so-treu: over on that cracker jack website of hers. Jill don’t give a shit about women, she really doesn’t. I need someone to explain to me how she read the word whore being used that many times in one piece & didn’t peep game. Like I’m two. I’ll wait.
the world according to nouns (she's a carnival):... →
blackamazon: karnythia: ok4rj: karnythia: So when Amanda Marcotte says the exact same thing about Rihanna that WOC bloggers have been saying for months, & suddenly it’s a good idea not to judge her? Farreal, that’s when white feminists can hear that being a survivor is… Amanda Marcotte has been getting away with this shit for how long now? Folks that still read her work,...
Esoterica: On cultural appropriation and why, just... →
dumbthingswhitepplsay: Today, I walked into your house and stole your big screen TV. I can tell you right now? You will never get this TV back. You can spend your money and buy a new one, if you want, but the fact is that I stole your TV. You’re probably going to be mad. Really mad, in…