me: im so done
Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on Decision by the... →
kohenari: AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement regarding the vote to admit openly gay Boy Scouts: The Boys Scouts of America has been built upon the values of faith and family for more than 100 years and today’s decision contradicts generations of tradition in the name of political correctness. While I will always cherish my time as a scout and the life lessons I...
Today is a day of mourning for the children of Chicago. Their education has been...– Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis commenting on today’s news that the Board of Education has voted to close 50 Chicago public schools. While only around 40 percent of children in Chicago are black are Latino, 90 percent of children whose schools will be shuttered are black or Latino. ...
Whoever created Dutch Bros deserves a gold medal for awesome.
"We're The Kominas. Hi."
thepoliticalnotebook: My piece for this issue of Somersault: somersaultmag: By Torie Rose DeGhett, who writes freelance about politics and music, and is a contributing arts writer at Aslan Media. (And is also one of Somersault’s two editors.) This is from Somersault’s spring music issue. You can read it, along with other essays, in a lovely pdf magazine here! “Sharia laaaawwww…” The...
I know a kid from a tribal area that bikes several miles a day to go to school...– An excerpt from an email that my cousin Haseem sent me yesterday, upon hearing of Obama’s re-election. How proud I am to call this kid my family. He’s so eloquent and well written. (via eastafrodite)
6 Tips on How to Avoid Being Screwed by a...
stfuconservatives: youngist: By Jade(d) So you’ve just graduated from college and you want to change the world. Good for you. The non-profit sector seems like a natural place for a justice-minded person such as yourself, and nonprofits are almost always hiring because the turnover rate is so high. But you may find the social justice industry to be… a little unjust. Here are a few tips and...
The march rally call says; “Let’s remember gay hero Harvey Milk!” We say;...– Liberation, Not Assimilation: Against the Harvey Milk Day of Action (via socialistexan) let’s do a little bit of fact-checking - sourced from randy shilts’ “the mayor of castro street:” 1. “republican” - harvey milk was only a republican while he was closeted and working a 9 to 5 job in new york’s...
Ongoing Nakba: Powerful infographic from... →
An ongoing displacement, the forced exile of the Palestinians
We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a...– Audre Lorde (via ryanbhilliard)
65 years since al-Nakba
huitzilihuitl: Nakba Day (Arabic: يوم النكبة Yawm an-Nakba, meaning “Day of the Catastrophe”) is generally commemorated on 15 May, the day after the Gregorian calendardate for Israeli Independence Day (Yom Ha’atzmaut). For the Palestinians it is an annual day of commemoration of the displacement that preceded and followed the Israeli Declaration of Independence in 1948.
Long ago, we realized that simply trusting people and government agencies to...– Transparency and Accountability Don’t Hurt Security—They’re Crucial to It (via azspot)
Excuse me, Liam: fuckyeahcracker: Effects Of... →
fuckyeahcracker: Effects Of Thinking White People Are “All Like That”: Literally nothing other than white people having their feelings hurt on the internet I’m not joking there is no real world consequence of this Effects Of Thinking People of Color Are “All Like That”: Saudi student is literally surrounded by FBI for cooking rice under terrorist suspicions White people literally can not...
melissmine: sonic-hip-attack: lati-negros: Academic Secrets- By chance you come across an academic journal article online that needs to be paid for (something like $25-$40), lots of times you can take the authors name from the article, google them for their email, and ask if they can send you their article b/c you’re interested in their work. More often than not, they’ll say ‘cool’ and send...
jebiwonkenobi: When I was little I thought being an adult meant not having a bed time but I’ve come to realize that it just means being in charge of my own bed time and it turns out that I am not equipped to handle that responsibility.
DiCaprio and Mulligan, meanwhile, don’t seem like star-crossed lovers so much as...– People Magazine’s review on ‘The Great Gatsby’ (via aeferg)
Students of color are allowed to enter the classroom but never on an equal...– Critical Race Theory Matters: Education and Ideology | Margaret Zamudio, Caskey Russell, Francisco Rios & Jacquelyn Bridgeman (via sinidentidades)
i’m just gonna tell my parents that i’ll marry some sidha-sadha desi doctor/lawyer launda with lots of paisa and good family background from the right kind of city in the desh and our star charts will line up and mahourats will be easy to find and all will be well. -_____________-
having the “what are your job prospects?” talk.
I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people and...– Malcolm X (via thenewwomensmovement)