This past month, there was much outrage over the fact that General Electric,...– Undocumented Immigrants Paid $11.2 Billion In Taxes While GE Paid Nothing
It was kind of awkward that while CNN was claiming Dick Clark a champion of racial progressivism (his inclusivity of African-American artists on his many shows), two guests (Roland Martin and a professor) pushed back against this notion. Particularly, they noted the exclusion of Black audience members from their shows and his attempt to compete (perhaps profit from) with Soul Train.
When a rich woman wants to stay home with her... →
wewantrevolutiongirlstylenow: SO FUCKING IMPORTANT
America was very content to give you a home, provide you with the best education...– TC (Commentator), on Many U.S. Immigrants’ Children Seek American Dream Abroad Someone is slightly butt-hurt. Does TC want a cookie? Also, spellcheck is a friend, not a foe.
I still can’t figure out some things on the Tumblr, but it won’t stop me from sending you <3 vibes. xoxo, odiosmios P.S., Sometimes I am caught off guard and Selena’s song pulls at my heartstrings in ways I didn’t realize were possible.
There was a period, she says, when things got a lot better. A couple of decades...– Toni Morrison: ‘I want to feel what I feel. Even if it’s not happiness’ | Books | The Guardian (via sociolab)
white person: Racism is bad.
white people: omg you are a national treasure let us bake you some cookies and name a study hall after you.
Person of Color: Racism is bad.
white people: I mean if you don't like it don't you have a homeland to go back to or something...
Support grows for CeCe McDonald as trial date... →
Tens of thousands of people across the U.S. and around the world have mobilized to demand the arrest of Trayvon Martin’s killer, George Zimmerman. Because Zimmerman maintains that he acted in self-defense, he has not been arrested by the Sanford, Fla., police department or charged by the prosecutor. CeCe McDonald The legal justification of self-defense in the U.S has not worked in the same...
Dear fromthemargintothecenter, please stop.
The Toni Morrison stuff you are pulling together is too good. And I can’t stop reading it. But I need to go walk my dogs. Won’t you please think of my dogs? ok, jk. I’ll just read it when I get back!
opulence: faineemae: If I wrote my papers and did... →
fromthemargintothecenter: faineemae: If I wrote my papers and did my homework with as much passion as I respond to ignorant, homophobic, islamophobic, misogynistic, racist, culture appropriating bastards on tumblr, I would probably be in some Ivy-League University with a full ride. Ohhhh, I wish y’all knew how… I can’t comment on the Ivy League, only because I’ve spent...
Bill Moyers asked me that when-are-you-going-to-write-about[-white people]...– Toni Morrison (via gerutha) My LORD, Toni Morrison is actually too much for me to handle. I’m browsing through the Toni Morrison tag and Tumblr and am just about overwhelmed as hell. I need to read all her books again, especially considering I only am sure that I’ve read Beloved, even though I...
When one speaks of disability, one always associates it with a story, places it...– Lennard J. Davis, Enforcing Normalcy (via queerbody)
In 1967, Israel expanded and annexed East Jerusalem and its 69,000 Palestinian...– Daniel Seidemann, Jerusalem-based lawyer and expert, as well as founder of the Israeli NGO Terrestrial Jerusalem, “The Perils of Polling in East Jerusalem” (via radical-islamist-globalwarmist)
How many seconds before the #GeorgeZimmerman trial is moved to an all-white city...– Son of Baldwin (via sonofbaldwin)
I wonder if everyone hates on Vegans because their...
philosophy-of-praxis: grave-wisdom: pengaling: i am not going to say anything about this but just leave it on my dash…. Next time I get a girlfriend I’m going to eat nothing but limes for a month just to disprove this theory. My veins will flow with citric acid. I’d follow it up with the pun “how’d you like them apples?” except it would be irrelevant because I wouldn’t be eating any...
I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very...– Audre Lorde (via inbetweenlove)
As capitalism has progressed, more and more parts of our lives have become...– The Commodification of Easter Festivities (via sociolab)