laina: when people generalize Africa as one huge impoverished continent full of sad third-world village people
2 paragraphs out of 8 pages complete. this is going to be a tough paper because the topic is something that I care about and it can be really easy for me to just start ranting and repeating myself.
When I started, it was all meter maids or the sassy nurse, or the sassy...– Retta, on the roles she would be offered in Hollywood. “Casting directors, who don’t necessarily know me — all they get are pictures. So they see your face, and they’re like, ‘Oh, we can place her in this or that.’ “ Check out NPR’s story on actors of color navigating stereotypes in Hollywood. ...
ok i’m gonna try and actually get this essay 2/3 done this weekend
You mean the generation that paid three times as much for college to enter a job...– When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”)
nomadmanifesto: note to self: be angry, anger is righteous, but don’t burn yourself in your desperation to set the world on fire. it’s important and good to be firm in your politics, there are things worth sacrificing for, but don’t be a martyr for your anger. for love, yes, for community, yes, but not for anger.
andysambergg: i have so much homework what movie should i watch
As long as some men use physical force to subjugate females, all men need not....– Marilyn French (via ladygrendel)
Happy Independence Day Eritrea!
Walking the Architecture of Downtown Detroit: The... →
Downtown Detroit’s architecture is notoriously beautiful and diverse, but none of that matters if you can’t smugly point out the city’s prominant skyscrapers to visiting friends and relatives. We’re here to help, bringing you a basic walking tour of the most popular architectural achievements downtown Detroit has to offer. It’s worth noting that the People Mover, while far from the best transit...
They made us think that Africa was a land of jungles, a land of animals, a land...– Malcolm X (via 7lettersofglori)
thebluthcompany: cinematicshit: I love Arrested Development but I have no love for its crazy fans who quote everything even the lines that are not that funny and talk about it all the time and make all their Facebook cover photos into screenshots from the show.
Excuse me standing on one leg I’m half-caste. Explain yuself wha yu mean...– John Agard - Half Caste http://intermix.org.uk/poetry/poetry_01_agard.asp (via weareallmixedup)
bashefierce: chamiebear: kendra-aliza: chamiebear: kendra-aliza: all of you are wrong it’s not “soda” or “coke” it’s POP It’s SODA but soda doesn’t make sense! You drink POP and bake with SODA You can bake with soda, too doesn’t prove anything. true story: I know someone who put dr. pepper in cholent and then cooked it. also I believe someone I know also uses coke in their...
Anonymous asked: sodaaaaaaaa
chamiebear: kendra-aliza: all of you are wrong it’s not “soda” or “coke” it’s POP It’s SODA but soda doesn’t make sense! You drink POP and bake with SODA
all of you are wrong it’s not “soda” or “coke” it’s POP
I'm so happy to be Black.
ekahsetalocohc: Mos Def’s cameos on the Dave Chappelle show were the greatest things ever.
A Short Course in Indigenous Feminism →
readnfight: by Rowland Túpac Keshena For those who don’t know much about me, I am a currently studying for a Masters Degree in Public Issues Anthropology, specializing in a Fanon and MLM infused analysis of revolutionary Native nationalist and anti-colonialist movements in North Amerika. I also have really strong interrelated interests in revolutionary critical pedagogy, the “reindigenization”...
The Spanish men left babies right and left. When most of the indias had given...– Remedios: Stories of Earth and Iron from the History of Puertorriqueñas (via onthemargin)