a white rapper
A triple threat
didn’t he blind a vietnamese man with a meathook
didn’t he physically assault an elderly black man too?
o. I guess his image as a Boston street tough is more than just good acting.
— said to one with long hair, real or not. (via blackproverbs)
— Lundy Bancroft, Why Does He Do That?: Inside the Minds of Angry and Controlling Men (via monobey)
But devoted as I was to the universes hiding between the covers of my favorite books, I couldn’t help but start to wonder why I never read about people who looked like me. I didn’t see us at journalism competitions, on TV discussing New York Times bestsellers, or assigned on any syllabi. Did Black writers not exist? Or worse yet, were Black people just not worth reading and writing about? To have the one thing that makes sense to you in this world reject your existence almost entirely is no simple diss. It tells you your stories don’t matter, your voice is better off unused, your problems aren’t real. Or worse yet, that you are the problem.
For a long time, this forced me to reconsider my love affair with literature; unrequited love isn’t really my thing. I spent a long time avoiding books because I didn’t want to be antagonized even in a fantasy realm, to always be the nondescript footnote in someone else’s memoir. It was only after immersing myself in the words of Toni Morrison, Frederick Douglass, Junot Díaz, CLR James, Maya Angelou and other Black authors that I fell back into the warmth of literary intimacy."
rattbag said: I thought Australia was bad but wow fuck Ireland is the most racist, misogynistic country ever
Like you do understand that racism and misogyny happens everywhere and even though the hate crime was highlighted in that country, this literally happens all around the world on a daily basis and we should be addressing that rather than competing for whichever country is the most racist
- Israel forcibly sterilised Ethiopian immigrants
- Israel harvested the organs of dead Palestinians without consent
- Any mention of Israel wiping Palestine off the map
- Israelis chanting ‘Death to Arabs’ (an extremely regular occurrence)
- Their top Rabbis signed a religious ruling forbidding renting homes to Palestinians/non-Jews
- 'Price tag' attacks by Israelis on churches, monasteries, mosques and graveyards (Christian and Muslim)