Bare Feet in Grass

slackmistress:

Feel free to join me in asking Hobby Lobby your medical questions.

assbutt-and-the-impala:

imoverthinkingitagain:

taelus:

the last two frames of this kill me

I will reblog this forever.

Wayne Brady got that elmo dance down.

So I was talking to my white conservative boss yesterday about racism and ableism in the media.
Me: Okay, Sherry, I'm white, right? I have no bias against white people due to my race. Make sense?
Her: Yeah, okay...
Me: Look at that news headline. Look at what they're saying about why this dude killed those people.
Her: He was mentally ill. I don't see where you're going.
Me: Ok, backtrack. Let's say a Muslim man kills 6 people and injures 13 in a shooting rampage, and leaves a 137 page manifesto explaining that it was because a girl turned him down when he was younger. Why do you think he did it?
Her: He's a terrorist who hates women.
Me: Right. Let's say a black man does the exact same thing. How does the media portray it?
Her: He's a woman-hating gangbanger or a thug...
Me: You're catching on. Now think back to every white boy in the past ten years that has shot up a school or a public place of some sort. What is it always blamed on?
Her: Mental illness...
Me: Exactly. And I would like to point out a couple final things there. First: this guy was going to therapy for years and had no diagnosis of mental illness. The closest we can get is that his family SUSPECTED he might be on the autism spectrum. Sherry, I'm autistic. My brother's autistic. I have several close friends who are autistic. None of us have ever shown a propensity for killing people. Secondly: mental illness doesn't discriminate based on race. You know what does?
Her: ...
Her: Damn. The media is racist as hell, isn't it?
Me: ...there ya go.
katy perry: i am not a feminist
shailene woodley: i love men and i think the idea of ‘raise women to power, take the man away from the power’ is never going to work out
lana del rey: feminism is just not an interesting concept
lorde: *puts down many female artists, including selena gomez, britney spears, and amy winehouse, calling what they do “not feminism”*
taylor swift: i don’t think i’m a feminist, i don’t really think about things as guys versus girls and i never have
lady gaga: i am not a feminist, i hail men and i love men
marina diamandis: everybody thinks feminism is about hairy legged women who hate men but it’s not, it’s about equality
MARINA DIAMANDIS: i consider myself a feminist because i believe women should have equal rights- it’s just that the term feminism conjures up other things for people
MARINA FUCKING DIAMANDIS: i feel completely shocked when i hear that female artists don’t want to be considered feminists… maybe i’m being a little bit harsh and maybe people think of the term in a bad way but it just means women have equal rights
reverseracism:

peaceshine3:

Did you know that George Washington Carver, the master scientist, was physically castrated at a very young ageby his White plantation owners?Back male slaves that were assigned to work in their master’s house were often castrated. Although it was the white slave owner that were raping their black slaves (males, females and children ) they —with an absurd degree of hypocrisy —believed that black males were sexual deviant that could not control their sexual urges.The slave owners therefor believe that such castration of innocent Black boys was necessary to protect their daughters and wife from their slaves. The fact that Carver was castrated at an early age explains why his voice tone was so high. Carver voice tone was so high because his male hormones were never able to kick in. Male hormones (depending on the person) usually kick in between the ages of 9-16 years old. That is a wide range of years. After the male hormones kick in, it causes your voice to naturally become deeper with more of a base tone.A person castrated before puberty almost never displays any secondary sexual characteristics.This is also the reason why George Washington Carver never had any children. I am sure that the physical castration may also be the reason why Carver never married. Physical castration means that you cannot have sexual relations with anyone. There is not even an urge or desire to have sexual relationships after castration. Black people we have been given a revamped “whitewashed” version of history. A version that make whites appear less historically inhumane by hiding the true brutality of how they have treated we blacks throughout history. Black people conduct your own research and learn our true history.

White people need to thank there lucky stars black people are not aimlessly violent and demonic like they are.
After all they’ve done to our people? We remain calm. We do not force ourselves upon others and THAT itself is an act of humanity.
But every fuse has it’s end…

I can’t look at his face and think about this.  When you think you’ve heard everything, then… 

reverseracism:

peaceshine3:

Did you know that George Washington Carver, the master scientist, was physically castrated at a very young age
by his White plantation owners?

Back male slaves that were assigned to work in their master’s house were often castrated. 

Although it was the white slave owner that were raping their black slaves (males, females and children ) they —with an absurd degree of hypocrisy —believed that black males were sexual deviant that could not control their sexual urges.
The slave owners therefor believe that such castration of innocent Black boys was necessary to protect their daughters and wife from their slaves. 

The fact that Carver was castrated at an early age explains why his voice tone was so high. Carver voice tone was so high because his male hormones were never able to kick in. Male hormones (depending on the person) usually kick in between the ages of 9-16 years old. 

That is a wide range of years. After the male hormones kick in, it causes your voice to naturally become deeper with more of a base tone.

A person castrated before puberty almost never displays any secondary sexual characteristics.

This is also the reason why George Washington Carver never had any children. 
I am sure that the physical castration may also be the reason why Carver never married. 

Physical castration means that you cannot have sexual relations with anyone. There is not even an urge or desire to have sexual relationships after castration. 

Black people we have been given a revamped “whitewashed” version of history. A version that make whites appear less historically inhumane by hiding the true brutality of how they have treated we blacks throughout history. 

Black people conduct your own research and learn our true history.

White people need to thank there lucky stars black people are not aimlessly violent and demonic like they are.

After all they’ve done to our people? We remain calm. We do not force ourselves upon others and THAT itself is an act of humanity.

But every fuse has it’s end…

I can’t look at his face and think about this.  When you think you’ve heard everything, then… 

peechingtonmariejust:

Dr. Maya Angelou speaks explicitly about her experience with the stigma and shame of being a sex worker/former sex worker.

"I had a very rough time at 18… and I went on a national show and a woman did the interview who I knew slightly [she smiles softly here and raises her eyebrows] and she said “Maya Angelou! How does it feel to know you’re the first Black woman to have a national bestseller non fiction, your second book nominated for the Pulitzer, and to know that at 18 you were a prostitute?” 

And it was like a kick in the stomach! However, there is this: You must always be careful who you call out. [She smiles very broadly here and nods to emphasise the word “careful”] When she said that, I said, “Ahhh but there are many ways to prostitute one’s self and you would know about that, wouldn’t you dear?”  

Whereupon they went to break, [The interviewer laughs heartily] Yes, whereupon her co-host came and concluded the interview.”

generalbriefing:

iocane7:

allofspace:

#possibly the best moment in this movie really tho #zero people were expecting that

always reblog puny god

This scene plus the one where he punches the shit out of Thor….lol.

Lupita is Beautiful, but Black BEEN Beautiful

pretty-period:

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by: Yaba Blay

I love Lupita Nyong’o. I do. But I am uncomfortable with her image. 

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The bread of the needy is the life of the poor; whoever deprives them of it is a murderer. To take away a neighbor’s living is to commit murder; to deprive an employee of wages is to shed blood.
Sirach 34:25-27 (via mysteriumkeeper)