just another WOC in the DMV posting on all things love, politics, and power.
oh no a boy doesnt like my apperance whatever will i do
It is difficult to be sat on all day, every day, by some other creature, without forming an opinion on them.
On the other hand, it is perfectly possible to sit all day, every day, on top of another creature and not have the slightest thought about them whatsoever."
this quote was literally in my sociology book
- Toni Morrison - The Bluest Eye - Afterword (via afrometaphysics)
In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death [and Renisha McBride and Jonathan Ferrell], we’ve seen a lot of discussion of the larger societal issues that play into how and when people are perceived as criminals. There were hoodies, there were marches, and there were frank talks from parent to child about how to minimize the danger of being a young person of color. On the other side, there were justifications of George Zimmerman’s actions: a smear campaign against Martin’s character, and plenty of writers explaining that statistically, blacks are simply more dangerous to be around.
That framing ignores the realities behind the numbers. Here are five myths about crime and people of color.
BEEN LOOKIN FOR THIS
this time more than ever
inspite of all……..
PLEASE STAY STRONG……
- nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
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