The words that every girl wants to hear
whatshouldwecallme: Some girls: Me: TRUTH.
Boston Marathon Bombing Fallout: Bangladeshi Man... →
eastlondoner: In an incident that echoes the 9/11 backlash in New York City, a Bangladeshi man was assaulted after the Boston Marathon bombings by four men in the Bronx on the mistaken assumption that he was an Arab. The New York Post reported that 30-year-old Abdullah Faruque, who was born in Bangladesh but grew up in the Bronx, was having dinner at a Bronx restaurant Monday night when three...
Public Shaming: You gotta admit, regardless of... →
publicshaming: You gotta admit, regardless of what you think of Obama, President George W. Bush at least kept us safe. Though, I do feel like there’s this very important date I’m forgetting. I swear there was just this one thing I promised to *never forget* and I just can’t put my… I can’t even. Really?
It is okay for us to mourn over Boston, and over Baghdad as well, and at the...– Neha Ray Stop dismissing tragedies, all tragedies, and/or policing people’s concerns about the outcomes. (via neharaysays)
Public Shaming: Two explosives went off at the... →
publicshaming: Two explosives went off at the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013. There are reported casualties and many more reported injured. Information is still coming in and no one is sure who is behind the attacks. Domestic terrorists? Foreign terrorists? A lone, disturbed individual? WE JUST DON’T…
Reblog this if you like Harry Potter. No...
When someone says "nothing tastes as good as...
Paying rent in New York
When feminism does not explicitly oppose racism, and when anti-racism does not...– Kimberle Crenshaw (b. 1959), African American author. Race-ing Justice, En-gendering Power, ch. 14 (1992). (via grasstomyknees) Boom! In every way. (via blackfoxx) Always reblog because feminism/women’s liberation isn’t some exclusive country club affair for white, middle and upper class,...
I promise you anything for another shot at life:... →
an-irresistibly-sexy-person: Dear White People When you have to wake up early every weekend to go to Chinese school when you go to that Chinese school (which takes place in another school’s building) and you have lovely little notes from the kids there telling you to “go back to your homeland” when you try to buy lunch at…
When a random kid asks me when I'm going to get...
When I don't hear my boss coming
When I start thinking about work after a long...
whatshouldwecallme: Especially when I’m still sick!
Getting ready for work on a Monday
In contrast to the largely Japanese and Chinese origins of Asian Americans in...– Nazli Kibria, The Contested Meanings of “Asian American” (via pedagogyoftheoppressed)
How I feel when it's only Tuesday
After I watch the Victoria's Secret fashion show
To define racism only through extreme groups and their extreme acts is akin to...– Matthew Desmond and Mustafa Emirbayer, What is Racial Domination? (via microaggressions) Love this! I want to show this to anyone who has ever said that calling out microaggressions is a “waste of time” or “pointless” compared to “real” examples of racism.
whatshouldwecallme: Expectation: Reality:
White man’s crime is quickly blamed on mental instability. The rest have to take...– Neha Rayamajhi Don’t tell me this is not a race issue. (via neharaysays)
This is NOT Japan: Having white privilege does not... →
realestniggacailou: that your life is awesome that you are rich that you are happy that you are perfect and/or flawless that you are pretty that you are abled bodied, cis, straight, or male nothing bad every happened to you ever that a black/POC has never done some fucked up shit to… BAM.
When I see all of the food on the Thanksgiving...
When I realize that I graduated college several...
Feminoonas: Cultural appropriation →
feminoonas: 1) What is Cultural appropriation? Cultural appropriation is the taking on elements of other cultures and removing these elements from their original cultural context and ending up assigning different meanings and significance to them… that is to say you twist a cultural aspect that does not…
I'm a raccoooooo...
animalsbeingdicks: Remember that Disney movie where the raccoon and chimp were best of friends? Me neither.
When my alarm goes off in the morning
whatshouldwecallme: This is me every morning this week.