There is no African, myself included, who does not appreciate the help of the...– Uzodinma Iweala, “Stop Trying to ‘Save’ Africa” (via cammyyy)
Peru declares environmental state of emergency in... →
climateadaptation: In declaring the state of emergency, Peru’s environment ministry said tests in February and March found high levels of barium, lead, chrome and petroleum-related compounds at different points in the Pastaza valley. Pluspetrol, the biggest oil and natural gas producer in Peru, has operated the oil fields since 2001. It took over from Occidental Petroleum, which began drilling...
The casting of Cumberbatch was a mistake on the part of the producers. I am not...– Star Trek actor Garrett Wang is coolly generating a discussion with his fans on the whitewashing in Star Trek Into Darkness on his twitter page. (via racebending)
Northwestern student govt nominee's confirmation... →
socialistexan: thegodamill: queercorn: thegodamill: Diversity = no whites allowed? but he was trying to be the vice president of Diversity and Inclusion. Straight white cis men are literally the most represented group in america. also i’m so done with heteros claiming that they know what it’s like to be gay because they are related to a gay person. Diversity and INCLUSION Fight...
In one 1962 survey roughly 90 percent of White people believed Black children...– (Unpacking the Snowflake - Kevin M. Hemer) In 1962— before Civil Rights legislation, when Black people were literally having their houses bombed for moving into white neighborhoods, and Black neighborhoods were being bombed in entirety for having nice houses, white people were literally releasing...
[TW: Rape] The Most Important #Muckreads on Rape... →
sinidentidades: The Pentagon announced this week that a sergeant working in the military’s sexual assault prevention office had been charged with — you guessed it — sexual assault. This news came just a week after the officer in charge of the Air Force’s rape prevention program was arrested for sexual battery. An estimated 26,000 service members were sexually assaulted in 2012, according...
I never really paid attention to the pro-woman vibe of this movie. Makes me love it all the more!
New York Attorney General Investigates Fast Food... →
sinidentidades: The New York State attorney general is investigating widespread practices of wage theft and other pay violations by fast food companies in the New York City. The investigation was announced as a new report released today reveals that the vast majority of New York City fast food workers say they work for below the minimum wage, don’t get paid for overtime hours or are never...
Rue B Rod! Yes!! Embrace the fem!
[F]or the first several years the SAT was offered, males scored higher than...– “Gender Bias in College Admissions Tests”, FairTest.org And then people urge me everything is fine, of course it is, when you’re ignoring statistics that is. (via cwnl)
Under Mayor Bloomberg: inequality widened, rents... →
thenationmagazine: Bloomberg by the numbers.
When Lilu pulls a gun on Corbin Dallas for stealing a kiss and he apologizes instead of calling her a crazy bitch.
DA Refuses to Give Possibly Innocent Man Chance to... →
Eugene Gilyard is serving a life sentence for murder. Now, another man has confessed.
The 5th Element is on. I think I’ll watch it for the 3 millionth time.
Three times a week, Real Bronx Tours takes riders — mainly white Europeans and...– Politicians Furious Over Bronx Bus Company’s “Ghetto” Tour (via supersoygrrrl) this is disgusting. (via bapgeek) Ghetto Tours…… just FYI, this is why I don’t like people. This shit right here. (via kyssthis16)
The Seven Shittiest Sins
Greed: I want shit
Envy: I want your shit
Wrath: I'm going to wreck your shit
Lust: I'm into some freaky shit
Gluttony: This is some tasty shit
Sloth: I don't feel like doing shit
Pride: I am the shit
I have bullshitted my way through two decades of life In my case, it’s more like three decades, but who’s counting
My cooking show is now a face off between two Asian chefs! Squee!
MHP: Never trade your soul for a paycheck
hamburgerjack: Me: I got bills. We can’t all be on tv.
When we were on the beach we shopped at Carolina Beach. It had an amusement...– Assata Shakur. 1987. Assata: An Autobiography. Lawrence Hill Books: p. 27-28. (via so-treu)
Watching a cooking show with a Korean chef named...
He’s literally named Money. I love it.
My mommy bought me a lotto ticket. I’m finta be rich bitch!