Ranting Mermaid

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Oct 2
black-american-queen:

black-american-queen:

euthanizeallwhitepeople:

jcoleknowsbest:

neoamericana:

nezua:

asustainablefuture:

A Selk’nam couple with their baby, on a ship en route to be exhibited in Europe as “wildmen”. The Selk’nam people are an indigenous tribe in the Patagonian region of Southern Argentina and Chile. Both appear to have slight damage on their ankles from cruel, probably iron, restraints. 
The fear and confusion on their face is haunting. For people who had lived a simple hunting and gathering lifestyle, with little European interaction, the rest of their lives must’ve seemed like a surreal nightmare. 

White History

Abducted by aliens.

Smh

White history

I really want to know who these people are/what happened to them

SO I DID A BIT OF DIGGING AND HOLY SHIT. THE SELK’HAM PEOPLE WERE WIPED OUT IN A MASS GENOCIDE.
LIKE… THEY ARE NO MORE. THE DESCENDENTS OF THIS COUPLE DO NOT EXIST.
AN ENTIRE LANGUAGE. AN ENTIRE CUISINE. AN ENTIRE WAY OF LIFE. WIPED AWAY.
YA’LL WANT SOME FUCKING WHITE HISTORY MONTH? HERE IS SOME GOD DAMN WHITE HISTORY FOR YOU TO PUT NEXT TO ALL THOSE SHINNY IMAGES OF THESE WHITE MEN WHO “DISCOVERED THE WORLD”.
HANG THIS IMAGE IN ALL THE DAMN CLASSROOMS. I’M DONE.

black-american-queen:

black-american-queen:

euthanizeallwhitepeople:

jcoleknowsbest:

neoamericana:

nezua:

asustainablefuture:

A Selk’nam couple with their baby, on a ship en route to be exhibited in Europe as “wildmen”. The Selk’nam people are an indigenous tribe in the Patagonian region of Southern Argentina and Chile. Both appear to have slight damage on their ankles from cruel, probably iron, restraints.

The fear and confusion on their face is haunting. For people who had lived a simple hunting and gathering lifestyle, with little European interaction, the rest of their lives must’ve seemed like a surreal nightmare. 

White History

Abducted by aliens.

Smh

White history

I really want to know who these people are/what happened to them

SO I DID A BIT OF DIGGING AND HOLY SHIT. THE SELK’HAM PEOPLE WERE WIPED OUT IN A MASS GENOCIDE.

LIKE… THEY ARE NO MORE. THE DESCENDENTS OF THIS COUPLE DO NOT EXIST.

AN ENTIRE LANGUAGE. AN ENTIRE CUISINE. AN ENTIRE WAY OF LIFE. WIPED AWAY.

YA’LL WANT SOME FUCKING WHITE HISTORY MONTH? HERE IS SOME GOD DAMN WHITE HISTORY FOR YOU TO PUT NEXT TO ALL THOSE SHINNY IMAGES OF THESE WHITE MEN WHO “DISCOVERED THE WORLD”.

HANG THIS IMAGE IN ALL THE DAMN CLASSROOMS. I’M DONE.

dogparkmayor:

Steal His Look: Chief of Ferguson Police Department

Cashmere racist suede white t-shirt - 462.56$

Versace Limited Edition pig mask - 612.40$

All-purpose steel garbage can - 14.99$

beyonceprivilege:

okay tbh the most exhausting thing about being a feminist is when one of your dude friends goes “are you a feminist?” for w/e reason and you’re like “yeh” & they take that as an invitation to debate you on every tired argument they’ve ever heard on 4chan

like please stop making my existence a debate, i’m just trying to eat this take-out and watch re-runs of project runway

(Source: secretdreamlife)

queen-of-love-and-beauty:

"I don’t wear makeup so I don’t have to waste like an hour in front of the mirror every morning hahahaha"

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"open books not legs"

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"why have tequila shots when you can have tea?"

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"As always, late with Starbucks"

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"modest is hottest"

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"I’m not like those girls”

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dominadeflamma:

x

dominadeflamma:

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Oct 1

the-goddamazon:

black-american-queen:

little-miss-fats:

source: robot-hugs

has anyone posted this yet? I love it! 

I learned a lot from this.

Y’all. READ THE WHOLE THING. START TO FUCKING FINISH.

It doesn’t go into detail about how Black sex workers are usually at higher risk for violence done against them, but the gist of the comic is very, very informative about sex work and HOW it works.

albinwonderland:


"The Queen of Rap, slaying with Queen Bey!"

oh my god this photoset

albinwonderland:

"The Queen of Rap, slaying with Queen Bey!"

oh my god this photoset

(Source: beyonseh)

annabellehector:


time for tea

annabellehector:

time for tea

(Source: foxworth-hall)

noon-nuna:

Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, its about learning to dance in the rain

noon-nuna:

Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass, its about learning to dance in the rain