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astronomeralways:

whitepeoplestealingculture:

"just curious about your opinion on this x" - @escapedminds

…and then she probably took it off and lived happily ever after. it’s like all these times when Muslim women discuss their experiences with Islamophobia when wearing hijab and barely anyone cares besides other Muslims. But then a white woman says it and everyone’s like “oh yeahh omg so true. this is a real issue”. 

"It reminded me of something that many people know but barely remember: the women in hijabs are people, just like all those women out there who aren’t Muslim"

^^^ Like ok so it took a white girl doing in experiment for “only a few hours” to realize the we Muslim women are actual people? And as if wearing a headscarf doesn’t make you human with feelings any more? You needed to do an experiment to realize that Muslim women are REAL human beings? That’s complete bullshit. I don’t care if this white woman realized something. Just more proof that white people’s opinions are heard and held over other people’s opinions. 

if you’re wondering if this is cultural appropriation, it isn’t because Islam doesn’t say that someone who is not Muslim cannot wear a headscarf It is open to anyone. But don’t call it a hijab; with wearing hijab come responsibilities and way of living that are special to a Muslim woman; not for some experiment that a white person wanted to try out. 

Or she could’ve just believed them. You know.

imsoshive:

Women have whole conversations without any actual dialogue

sweetheartpleasestay:

depressednmoderatelywelldressed:

feministlorde:

kenyabenyagurl:

theblacksophisticate:

bourgeoisboobear:

imdemetrialynn:

melanaholic:

Yet Beyonce says she is a “Feminist” but calling her female fanbase hoes and bitches is aight as long as she is a woman right. Females calling eachother hoes and bitches is just as bad when men do it.

Please correct me if im wrong, if i am i will remove this.

nah, I was thinking this as well 

I’m going to agree, she’s a feminist sometimes in other ways, but this is definitely contradictory to that particular image,

Oh, boy…you know what…nevermind.
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when people just really dont even be attempting to understand black culture….you know what im glad yall dont. now stay the fuck away with all ya ignance

Sometimes there is no point trying to engage with someone else’s basicness

White women: bitch! Let’s reclaim I am a bitch and proud !! Slut walk!!
Black women: lol bitch you crazy!
White women: I don’t see how that’s feminism….

Seriously! Using ‘bitch’ as a misogynistic slur is very different from using it as a colloquialism that isn’t coming from a place of hate. Saying it in this context is not like “omfg women are such bitches!” but whatever can’t tell yts nothing these days

siddharthasmama:

niqabisinparis:

portraitsofboston:

     “My family is from Eritrea, and I’m really interested in going back and working there.”     “What do you like the most about Eritrea?”     “I like the people because they are very humble, sweet and dignified. They work really hard, and they don’t experience the same social inequalities that exist in this country. They are a lot more united than the people here. I feel that the warmth is missing here. The thread that weaves this country together is money, not meeting people’s needs.”     “Why do you think Eritreans are more united?”     “I think African culture has always been more communalist. People live in close proximity to each other, and you are raised by your village. You can’t afford to be individualistic in a society that doesn’t have much, so the village or commune shares a water well. Individualism kind of sprouted out in Europe.  When Europeans started extracting resources from Africa and elsewhere, they were able to build a society in which people had more. Africans have never taken resources in abundance from other countries in the same way. I think the whole theory of development came from the West. What is developed? Exploiting the Earth? That’s degenerative. The term development is relative and is defined within a Western framework.”

Homegirl started off lowkey and sweet and went straight for the jugular. I love her. 

omg yaaaaasss! As I read on, I got more and more excited like yes, boo, slay those Western imperialist/colonist ideologies, fuck ‘em up!
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siddharthasmama:

niqabisinparis:

portraitsofboston:

     “My family is from Eritrea, and I’m really interested in going back and working there.”
     “What do you like the most about Eritrea?”
     “I like the people because they are very humble, sweet and dignified. They work really hard, and they don’t experience the same social inequalities that exist in this country. They are a lot more united than the people here. I feel that the warmth is missing here. The thread that weaves this country together is money, not meeting people’s needs.”
     “Why do you think Eritreans are more united?”
     “I think African culture has always been more communalist. People live in close proximity to each other, and you are raised by your village. You can’t afford to be individualistic in a society that doesn’t have much, so the village or commune shares a water well. Individualism kind of sprouted out in Europe.  When Europeans started extracting resources from Africa and elsewhere, they were able to build a society in which people had more. Africans have never taken resources in abundance from other countries in the same way. I think the whole theory of development came from the West. What is developed? Exploiting the Earth? That’s degenerative. The term development is relative and is defined within a Western framework.”

Homegirl started off lowkey and sweet and went straight for the jugular. I love her. 

omg yaaaaasss! As I read on, I got more and more excited like yes, boo, slay those Western imperialist/colonist ideologies, fuck ‘em up!

(Source: portraits-of-america)

I WAS STRESSED OUT.

Just came from an Art Fair in Downtown Ferndale. There was a women doing Henna! When I looked at who was doing it she was white with Locs. The henna was crudely drawn and it smelled bad in her tent. Like, wow! I was tempted to go off on her but Milo just fell asleep and me yelling would wake him up. BUT I did say out loud that ‘it’s funny how she is stealing from a culture and can’t get it right’. I made point to walk past extra slow with a disapproving look on my face. They saw it because they were following me with their eyes.

blacksupervillain:

blacksupervillain:

hussieologist:

jcoleknowsbest:

hussieologist:

jcoleknowsbest:

talesofthestarshipregeneration:

darvinasafo:

Darren Hunt of Utah

The murder of young Black Men by police continues.

oh for fucks SAKE

Y’all he was shot in the back…. HE WAS SHOT IN THE BACK…

http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58409680-78/family-hunt-moss-police.html.csp

He was carrying a sword? This mf in my geography class carried a sword to class everyday and when I expressed my discomfort it was dismissed. But this brotha was shot in the back.

and it was a blunted sword.. couldn’t have cut anybody… but white people walking around with loaded rifles in target…

Exactly! This is evil.

Damn. Niggas can’t even cosplay anymore? I would love to see the cosplay community say something about this but that definitely won’t happen

Also: this paper is edited by a clown. It should’ve been in the first fucking paragraph that this dude was cosplaying. I’m reading this shit wondering why the fuck this negro is walking down the street with a sword and obvious answer is hidden almost at the en of the article.

This dude was cosplaying.

He was dressed up in a costume.

Should all black people just stay home on Halloween this year?

Friendly reminder that the police shot a black cosplayer in the back

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