Beyond Ferguson, the pattern is clear. Blacks are always to blame, even as we are brutalized by police, ghettoized by neoliberal policies, and disenfranchised by a racist criminal (in)justice system.

But that’s the crux of white supremacist racial logic: the problem with black people is … well, black people – not mass incarceration and the deindustrialization of urban America, not educational inequality and generational poverty, not 400 years of slavery, lynchings, and Jim Crow. To be black in America is to be victimized and then made responsible for our victimization. We built this country. But, apparently, it is we who are lazy and dependent. We are bullied politically, socially and economically. But it is we who are called ‘thugs.’


iamprincessash:


I don’t even care how this happened

iamprincessash:

I don’t even care how this happened

(via yochevedke)


I looked like a messssss after coming back from the beach today. and okay it helps that it got darker after I got ready so the second pic is higher contrast thanks to my lamp haha.


i ate so-so thai food for dinner again and my heart is going bonkers

or my blood?? or whatever the heck it is that has a reaction to like… food

my body has gotten so temperamental to anything out of the ordinary over the past few months… shouldn’t have to lay down because I ate noodles for dinner smh


dion-thesocialist:

nastygall:

Jessie J & Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande - Bang Bang

This song is craaaaaaaaaaaaaazy good.

im a fan
ariana is so cute omg her hair extensions are like half of her

dion-thesocialist:

nastygall:

Jessie J & Nicki Minaj & Ariana Grande - Bang Bang

This song is craaaaaaaaaaaaaazy good.

im a fan

ariana is so cute omg her hair extensions are like half of her


I have a love/hate relationship with free time… it flies away from me so quickly that it’s stressful

I have like 40 minutes until I am supposed to start writing and like 10 substantial things I should be doing first…

oh well, you have to have priorities 

I also got caught up in finishing a book… it was sad. It’s semi-narrated by a ghost, and the ghost doesn’t know why they’re there or who they are, and no they are not there to help, you find out at the end that the ghost is the main character, and she dies, and it’s quite sad and not at all hopeful for a YA novel


dauntlessdaughterofmary:

fdunlimited:

the funniest thing about the ice challenge is the people who spend multiple posts calling it out and calling other people attentions seekers

like you managed to make this all about you… in a way that doesn’t require you to donate even slightly… and I’m sorry, who was seeking attention…? 

And all this stuff about “wasting water” when it’s a single bucket of water like… get back to me when you’re not showering every single day (which is unnecessary for 95% of people), and leave the random African kids out of it cause they’re not your anti-donation chess piece, Jesus

also it’s raised 50 million dollars for ALS research so … what exactly is the problem here?

yeahhhh and like I understand staying critical about stuff like this because the whole “october pink for ‘breast cancer awareness’” ish is a total mess

buuuut this was specifically started up in part by people suffering/knowing someone with ALS and wanting just to get that basic money to fund research so like… IDK if you don’t have it or don’t know anyone with it it’s not necessarily your place to say that this is “useless because it relies on people wanting attention” or w/e like maybe that is true but maybe that sometimes works for charity?? 

like charity shouldn’t HAVE to be something you do alone in your room or w/e. I would rather people try to one-up each other with charity than like… whatever the alternative is

IDk my one friend-ish posted like four negative posts about it yesterday and it only managed to draw attention to herself, while subsequently not donating anything… learn to pick your battles


the funniest thing about the ice challenge is the people who spend multiple posts calling it out and calling other people attentions seekers

like you managed to make this all about you… in a way that doesn’t require you to donate even slightly… and I’m sorry, who was seeking attention…? 

And all this stuff about “wasting water” when it’s a single bucket of water like… get back to me when you’re not showering every single day (which is unnecessary for 95% of people), and leave the random African kids out of it cause they’re not your anti-donation chess piece, Jesus


me and Taylor Swift sitting in a tree…..!


that actually made no sense… I am offbeat, friends

also do you ever find yourself being like asked if you’re liberal and you’re like “very” and you’re suddenly keenly aware you have no idea if the other person is, you just assumed o_o