“Government assistance in America is invisible until black people receive it. Then it becomes racialized, demonized and stigmatized.”
— Melissa Harris-Perry and Karen Finney (paraphrased), commenting on a recent New York Times editorial wherein black farmers were all but vilified as ‘lazy takers’ who gamed the system —for winning an historic discrimination lawsuit against the USDA: Pigford v. Glickman (via odinsblog)
(Source: nbcnews.com, via grrlyman)
12:07 am • 22 May 2013 • 441 notes
remember when i thought i only liked boys
remember when i thought i only liked girls
remember when i was under the delusion that my sexuality was anything that could be explained without getting extremely flustered and ending up shouting “I DON’T FUCKING KNOW THERE ARE PEOPLE WHO ARE CUTE AND IT MAKES ME UPSET”
9:58 pm • 21 May 2013 • 461 notes
In health class we were given sheets of paper and told to write a message we would want someone of the opposite sex to know
She read some examples
The girls were like: “Hey can you please not treat me like shit”
The boys were like: “Spray tans look ugly I hate when girls wear too much makeup and don’t lead me on.”
2:58 pm • 21 May 2013 • 14,410 notes
OpenDyslexic is a free-to-use font that is designed to help those with dyslexia read better. The text is weighted, having a heavier bottom, which is thought to increase readability for dyslexic people. You can download it for free here.
I don’t have dyslexia myself, but in the event any of my followers do, I thought I’d share. Maybe it will help people.
2:58 pm • 21 May 2013 • 6,764 notes
Judith ☠ Holofernes: How many times do I have to say this?
My issue is not race! My issue is Kanye dressing like that is now since he is a mainstream icon people will start dressing like that cause its the thing.
The grunge, punk, metal and rock n’ roll fashion was to rebel against the normal style. It meant a lifestyle to the…
Whenever I see people saying /writing phrases like “ghetto swag hoodrats” I immediately know that they’re actually saying “niggers”. I know its what they really mean.
2:22 pm • 21 May 2013 • 7 notes
I’ve scrolled by this about four times now and I’ve known what’s coming for three times now.
And I still totally lost it every time.
Oh my god, Tony’s fucking face got me.
(Source: onac911, via imwallpaper)
2:18 pm • 21 May 2013 • 62,526 notes
how come white boys are given adhd medication and called gifted when they act out but black boys are placed in remedial classes and passed off as stupid???? is that not a valid issue among men’s rights activists???
No. Friendzoning and Fedora’s. That’s it.
2:02 pm • 21 May 2013 • 1,412 notes
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1975)
6:00 am • 21 May 2013 • 201 notes