30 May 14 at 9 am

GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUNdamental rights! #gradcap #jjcgrad

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GIRLS JUST WANNA HAVE FUNdamental rights! #gradcap #jjcgrad
20 May 14 at 11 pm



Bone cancer shown on skull

holy shit

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Bone cancer shown on skull

holy shit
20 May 14 at 10 pm



Neil DeGrasse Tyson Ruins Your Zombie Fantasies Forever - Video

This is everything my homie been saying for forever

Why zombies are wack

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the sun has come out

the sun is gay

*white girl voice* why are the hot ones always gay

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I went to an Arab-American comedy night and there was a Muslim guy making a joke about being in high school football.

"I was hit so hard, I saw Jesus. Do you know how hard you have to be hit to see somebody else’s god?"

This is what jokes about religion are supposed to look like.

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oh no i met a boy this is going to ruin everything but it’s so great 


if im on tumblr more than usual that means i have a lot of stuff i need to be doing and im trying to avoid doing it

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29 Apr 14 at 5 pm


a lot of people are STILL asking me how Iggy Azalea is racist and homophobic so i’m just going to make a proper post 

in addition to all of this she also calls herself a “slave master” at 0:06 in this video

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Babies aren’t born racist. But when an infant is exposed to a racially homogenous group of people early in its development, it begins to relate to other races differently before it can even speak. Within nine months, infants become “better at recognizing faces and emotional expressions of people within groups they interact with most,” according to a new study from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst published in Developmental Science.

In what must have been an awkward screening process, researchers recruited 48 white infants with “little to no previous experience” with black people. They presented the white babies with two simple tasks. One activity measured how well the infants could “tell the difference between two faces within their own race and two faces within another, unfamiliar, race.” The second tested the babies’ ability to read the facial expressions of white and non-white faces.

Five-month-old white infants were equally skilled at differentiating white faces from non-white ones, as well as interpreting the emotions of white and non-white people. But by the time they reached 9 months, the babies had grown more adept at telling the difference between individuals within their own race. The older white infants were better at reading the emotions of white people, too.

These early developmental deficiencies could contribute to some of the most pervasive racist stereotypes among adults—the idea that people of other races “all look alike,” or the assumption that people of other races are emotionally deficient in some way—dumb or angry or perpetually happy. And these racial biases begin to kick in long before adults can verbally communicate concepts about race to their children. In fact, the researchers compare this developmental phenomenon to that of learning a language—at first, babies’ ears are open to sounds made by all languages, but their brains quickly begin to attune to the language they hear most often.

It’s not enough to teach your kids to accept people of other races. As it turns out, you’ve got to actually model it first.


29 Apr 14 at 4 pm

excerpt from “Donald Sterling Problem or American Race Problem?" @ One Black Girl. Many Words. (via daniellemertina)

This was so much truth to start my day

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What’s interesting is that once again, like with Paula Deen, America is captured by an individual white person who says really racist things and kind of conveniently overlooks their actually racist acts.

Donald Sterling had been known to be a perpetrator of housing discrimination. But not many people cared about that. But once he said no Black people at his games… that was when everybody got mad! Or at least pretended to.

Why is that?

America is a lot more concerned with appearing post-racial than actually being post-racial. Time and time again racist acts are ignored and swept under the rug. But every once in awhile a white person will be publicly dragged for saying something very racist.

That’s the unspoken rule in American race relations: you can be racist but don’t sound racist. You can treat people of color horribly, but you can’t verbally express that you want to treat them horribly. That is crossing the line in America. This isn’t 1965 anymore.

So every once in awhile a high profile white person forgets that we’re in “post-racial” America and that saying racist things is not okay and they become the white guilt scapegoat for the season. The white liberals condemn them and the white conservatives halfheartedly defend them on the basis of “free speech” and whatever other excuse. And white America sighs and says, look, we’re not racist!

Meanwhile Black players are still akin to slaves within an elaborate and lucrative plantation system. Meanwhile Black people in general are facing exacerbated economic barriers due to race so that they can’t be at many of these games anyway, even if they wanted to. Meanwhile there are Black and Latino families being denied housing. Meanwhile, in Paula Deen’s case, Black workers are still being under-paid and unacknowledged for the recipes they created.


29 Apr 14 at 4 pm


According to Tyson, “one of them provided the key to our understanding of the substance of the stars, and another devised a way for us to calculate the size of the universe. For some reason you’ve probably never heard of either of them… I wonder why.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson sexism-shaming on network TV: I live!

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29 Apr 14 at 3 pm

Gavin de Becker, The Gift of Fear

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"While we are quick to judge the human rights record of every other country on earth, it is we civilized Americans whose murder rate is ten times that of other Western nations, we civilized Americans who kill women and children with the most alarming frequency. In (sad) fact, if a full jumbo jet crashed into a mountain killing everyone on board, and if that happened every month, month in and month out, the number of people killed still wouldn’t equal the number of women murdered by their husbands and boyfriends each year."