Happy 4th of July y’all!
haha, i clicked reblog without even noticing you tagged me in this.
In situations where white people like to think of themselves as “minorities” what’s really happening is they’re experiencing racialization for the first time in their lives.”What do you mean I’m not immediately trusted? Why is everybody looking at me like I don’t belong? People are being mean and not smiling at me for existing!”
It’s a slight glimpse into the 24/7 lives of non-whites in the USA and might illuminate one of the many reasons self-segregation happens (not getting into redlining and white flight etc etc). But no, white folks can’t be a minority in the USA.”
— sexartandpolitics (via zorascreation)
— Wu Tsang
Gertrude Stein & Alice B. Toklas paper dolls by Trina Robbins. From No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics.
Every once and awhile, I remember how my awful eighth grade social studies teacher made me write a paper on Gertrude Stein but clearly didn’t know anything about her. And I thank that teacher for indirectly introducing me to such a rad woman.
White privilege is vilifying Chris Brown (And rightly so, what he did was shitty) while completely ignoring Eminem, Axl Rose, Mel Gibson, Sean Connery, Sean Penn, Gary Oldman, Charlie Sheen, Michael Fassbender, among others (receipts in links. TW for domestic abuse).
Mod note: We’ve done this one before, but I like that this one comes with links.