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how to not be a White Savior when in Africa
queerhairyvag: Don’t assume those you intend to help even wanted your help. You are not there to ‘help’ anyone. Help assumes you are in authority and they depend on you. You are there to work with people. Those people are not charity cases: they are human beings with feelings history and personal identities. Like you. Treat them as such. That means stop thinking its so goddamn ’beautiful’ to...
hunger games = look how sick at all of them watching tributes kill each other and enjoying it that’s barbaric Us in a theatre = wow look at all those tributes killing each other this movie is such a great piece of art, the humanity of it all! THG is necessarily complicated when turned into film, in this way precisely.
Men are afraid women will laugh at them. Women are afraid men will kill them.– Margaret Atwood (via brazenbitch)
Some problems we share as women, some we do not. You [white women] fear your...– Audre Lorde, “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference” (via wewantrevolutiongirlstylenow)
As you almost definitely know by now, Rush Limbaugh made waves last week with...– Let’s Stop Insulting People By Comparing Them To Sex Workers (via sexworkerproblems)
I remember riding in a taxi one afternoon between very tall buildings under a...– F. Scott Fitzgerald, My Lost City (via sleepingtigers)
Love my father. He teaches in a low-income, minority majority community and he is really really good at it. His classrooms have suffered at the hands of NCLB and his students have suffered lost opportunities for learning and growth. I linked him to this article and he wrote back, “First I love you. Second what she says is true, and you lived it. but i am a bad person I never let the test...
Women are still in emotional bondage as long as we need to worry that we might...– Marianne Williamson (via mmmajestic)
“The meltdown of the American economy not only reflects comparatively porous and underdeveloped administrative capacities but unsettles the legitimacy of the American state as a representative democracy.” Soooo in love.