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Hey honey, you’re going the wrong direction, the border’s that way!

Said by a white man of at least thirty to a 3 year old Latina girl at a restaurant as she was heading to the bathroom. The little girl was out with many members of her family.

Shit would have been ON! Why yes, I have “accidentally” knocked over beverages on people who said stupid shit in Mexican restaurants.

They already had to dumb down the food for you idiots, I’m not going to listen to your racist bullshit on top of it.

(via nanner)

(via RegazzaDiLupo)

This is right up there w/people assholes who say, “Speak English” to people speaking another language. Why do these assholes have brass ‘nads when they think they’re not gonna get confronted on what an asshole they’re being? Oh right, they’re assholes.

(via velocicrafter)

(Source: microaggressions)

materialworld:


Mission The Color of Food aims to address the lack of voices from Asian, Black, Latino and Native American communities in the dialogue on healthy food and food justice. These topics have rapidly come into the limelight lacking input from diverse communities. If we cannot see and hear from these communities, we will not have a food system free of racial inequities.
Projects Network: The Color of Food is growing an online directory and map worldwide of farmers, urban growers, food activists, and other food-related initiatives led by people of color and/or communities of color. This not only allows for easy access for consumers and increased marketing for farmers and markets, but will also serve as a powerful model within the food movement where the voices of communities of color – our most impacted communities on the issue of food security, land rights and health - are not being heard loud and clear. Click here to add your farm, business or organization to the network list!

via The Color of Food
Awesome. Circulate pretty pls, food & farming followers. 

materialworld:

Mission The Color of Food aims to address the lack of voices from Asian, Black, Latino and Native American communities in the dialogue on healthy food and food justice. These topics have rapidly come into the limelight lacking input from diverse communities. If we cannot see and hear from these communities, we will not have a food system free of racial inequities.

Projects Network: The Color of Food is growing an online directory and map worldwide of farmers, urban growers, food activists, and other food-related initiatives led by people of color and/or communities of color. This not only allows for easy access for consumers and increased marketing for farmers and markets, but will also serve as a powerful model within the food movement where the voices of communities of color – our most impacted communities on the issue of food security, land rights and health - are not being heard loud and clear. Click here to add your farm, business or organization to the network list!

via The Color of Food

Awesome. Circulate pretty pls, food & farming followers. 

Would it bother you if I called you nigger?

Question asked by a “friend” in high school to me, a bi-racial (half black/half white) teen.

“Would it bother you if I beat you with a crowbar?”

(via squeetothegee)

"Would it bother you if I pissed on all that you eat?….Oh, it would, huh? Welp….."

(Source: microaggressions)

My biggest problem is that there is simply no creativity in movies with black casts at all. White people are 12 year old wizards, teens with crushes on vampires and werewolves, fighting blue people, talking fish and toys, and yet the best we get is a movie about the genteel south? Someone please make a movie about two black folks falling in love at a rock concert or a feature film about Storm from X-Men discovering her power, or something, ANYTHING, that goes beyond Black Pain (TM) / White Saviour (TM) movies. Sheesh.

For those not following the Melissa Harris-Perry race debacle here’s a little summary….

notime4yourshit:

MHP theorizes about how race effects Obama’s Presidency

Gene Lyons accuses MHP of “whining, compares her to Michele Bachmann & says PhD’s are trained to find racist symbols in passing clouds

Joan Walsh gets into the act 

As does David Sirota

As does Taylor Marsh

Angry Black Lady rebukes Gene Lyons critique of MHP

As does Elon James White

As does Radically Queer

As does The Reid Report

As does Tiger Beatdown

As does Bob Cesca

As does Graceishuman

As does Feministing

As does Racialicious

As does EJ Graff

MHP responds to criticisms of her criticisms

Gene Lyons can go eat a bag of expired, sour dicks and also!

sundayafternoonsocialclub:

This is a video I want to show everyone when issues arise over the casting of Guinevere in the show Merlin. People don’t like that it goes against Arthurian Legend by casting a biracial woman. Angel Coulby’s casting as Guinevere is not only valid, but necessary in television today. This is for the people who like to spit out words like Political Correctness and Affirmative Action with a bitter tongue. Check the white privilege at the door and watch this video.

Given the recent controversy over Man of Steel’s Perry White and the new biracial Spider-Man, this video on the racebending “double standard” in Thor remains incredibly relevant.” -The e-box

Bob!!!!!

(Source: yellow-crow)

Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can anyone deny themselves the pleasure of my company? It’s beyond me.

Zora Neale Hurston, How It Feels to Be Colored Me, 1928 (via downlo)

ZNH was a fucking badass and an all-around awesome person.

Langston Hughes would emphatically disagree. They had some sort of beef about copywright over a play that they wrote together. I don’t remember the details, but the dispute was pretty vicious. 

#harlem renaissance trivia

(via anedumacation)

I’m sayin’, #doe…….This is exactly how I feel! #FactsOnFactsOnFacts

notime4yourshit:

peecharrific:

soydulcedeleche:

moononwaters:

peecharrific:

darkjez:

dedicated to peech

i’m dying. i am dying. I AM DYING.

LMAOOOOOOOOOO THE TILTED HEAD AND THE AFRO PUFFS

K BUT U RONG, DOE

I AM DYING

LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL SHUT THE FRONT DOOR

CAN I REQUEST A MIXED/NATIVE VERSION WITH SOME BRAIDS BECAUSE THAT SHIT IS PRICELESS ESPECIALLY WITH THE SMILEY FISH.

K U RONG DOE

i just fucking choked, her lil face and the sun behind her bwahahahahahahaahahahaa

#teeeaaaarrrrrrrsssssssss

it’s still killing me hahahaha the first one… all the smiles LMAO this shit is killing me lmaoooooooooooooooo

I can’t stand ya’ll. Forreal.

The Level of Ain’t-Shit-ness is especially high, ya dig. Y’all really……….

velocicrafter:

stfuracists:

[PHOTO: Black woman holding sign reading “JOHN LENNON IS THE RACIST OF THE BEATLES”] (via stfuracists)



And George was the nice one. Sayin’…….

velocicrafter:

stfuracists:

[PHOTO: Black woman holding sign reading “JOHN LENNON IS THE RACIST OF THE BEATLES”] (via stfuracists)

And George was the nice one. Sayin’…….

masteradept:

velocicrafter:

stfuracists:

cheeseheadnigger:

they must’ve spent hours going through my blog and this has over 30 notes from strangers i’m terrified jesus this is creepy leave me alONE 

Okay, geniuses, listen up:
It took me all of five minutes to read up on some archives from Savannah’s blog, if that. In that short time, I was able to assess the facts I listed… mind you, facts I used arguing in favor of Savannah being given a “spirit of the holiday” kindness in my approach as opposed to my usual scorched earth policy in dealing with racists on Tumblr.
It took me all of five seconds to see what the YouTube link at the top of the page was about (the girl can play a piano like wow). 
“Stalking” is digging through people’s trash and peeking in their windows and showing up at their job. Not re-blogging one of their Tumblr posts (TUMBLR, a site dedicate to RE-BLOGGING) and reading their public site because someone messaged you a link.
I think it’s far more creepy to be a 17 year old white girl on the internet calling people the “N” word and using it as part of your site name. 
(But, really, STFU readers, I hope it’s not any of you sending her “kill yourself”/”you’re ugly” messages. This isn’t complicated, all we’re asking of her is to knock it off with the hate language. Don’t poison the well by resorting to a different kind of offensive language.)
Savannah, you troll people on Twitter and you make fun of people mercilessly on your blog. Don’t play the victim here. Tumblr actually has guidelines about hate language, so for the sake of your own blog staying online, you should change the URL.
But more importantly, racism isn’t just a part of history, it’s a part of the experience of people of color in America IN MODERN TIMES. You’re no idiot, right? So don’t act like one about this. Don’t act like you don’t understand what the problem with a white person using the “N” word is.

young white woman uses a racist slur in her url
people say, “hey! that’s not cool! you should change it so you don’t look like a racist asshat!”
a million hours of white woman tears later (during which she adamantly refuses to make said change, AND uses racist slurs against POC who ask to make said change)….

…she entreats people to leave her alone…
…but doesn’t seem to understand the simple fact that changing her tumblr URL
(and not using racist slurs against POC) would have ended this a long time ago.
oh, okay.




Sounds like a personal problem. Maybe you can stop being racist. Or change your url. That’s always an option

masteradept:

velocicrafter:

stfuracists:

cheeseheadnigger:

they must’ve spent hours going through my blog and this has over 30 notes from strangers i’m terrified jesus this is creepy leave me alONE 

Okay, geniuses, listen up:

It took me all of five minutes to read up on some archives from Savannah’s blog, if that. In that short time, I was able to assess the facts I listed… mind you, facts I used arguing in favor of Savannah being given a “spirit of the holiday” kindness in my approach as opposed to my usual scorched earth policy in dealing with racists on Tumblr.

It took me all of five seconds to see what the YouTube link at the top of the page was about (the girl can play a piano like wow). 

“Stalking” is digging through people’s trash and peeking in their windows and showing up at their job. Not re-blogging one of their Tumblr posts (TUMBLR, a site dedicate to RE-BLOGGING) and reading their public site because someone messaged you a link.

I think it’s far more creepy to be a 17 year old white girl on the internet calling people the “N” word and using it as part of your site name. 

(But, really, STFU readers, I hope it’s not any of you sending her “kill yourself”/”you’re ugly” messages. This isn’t complicated, all we’re asking of her is to knock it off with the hate language. Don’t poison the well by resorting to a different kind of offensive language.)

Savannah, you troll people on Twitter and you make fun of people mercilessly on your blog. Don’t play the victim here. Tumblr actually has guidelines about hate language, so for the sake of your own blog staying online, you should change the URL.

But more importantly, racism isn’t just a part of history, it’s a part of the experience of people of color in America IN MODERN TIMES. You’re no idiot, right? So don’t act like one about this. Don’t act like you don’t understand what the problem with a white person using the “N” word is.

young white woman uses a racist slur in her url

people say, “hey! that’s not cool! you should change it so you don’t look like a racist asshat!”

a million hours of white woman tears later (during which she adamantly refuses to make said change, AND uses racist slurs against POC who ask to make said change)….

…she entreats people to leave her alone…

…but doesn’t seem to understand the simple fact that changing her tumblr URL

(and not using racist slurs against POC) would have ended this a long time ago.

oh, okay.

Sounds like a personal problem. Maybe you can stop being racist. Or change your url. That’s always an option

sourcedumal:

“What’s Race Got To Do With It??”

What kills me is how the white folks pussyfoot about how much whiteness gives them privilege and power.

One white woman pretty much goes “Whiteness is a blessing… I wouldn’t be anything else BUT white….”

If you use the term “African American” I probably hate you.

sourcedumal:

stfuandlistenwhitepeople:

jillian-marie:

Seriously. I probably think you’re a fucking moron and hate you for it.

Why would you hate someone for using that term? Like, seriously. I’m completely dumbfounded as to why you would dislike it.

LOL @ this white bitch telling AFRICAN AMERICAN folks what to call themselves. I call myself African American all day every day. WHO THE FUCK GON CHECK ME BITCH?

And yo triflin ass got the nerve to tag this “colored??”

As much as I don’t like the term African-American for myself, I would never in my right mind tell somebody how the fuck they can identify, AND I’M BLACK (and I personally prefer Black or Black American, but again, that’s for me)!!!! The fuck you think this is? White lady, relax. 

If it was a real race, the white,straight dudes would’ve started running 400 years ago. Everybody else, they were slowed down by their slave chains… and their vaginas, which apparently were very heavy.

Elon James White on affirmative action, via the Melissa Harris-Perry Show, MSNBC (via seriouslyamerica)

Pretty much.