1. "

    It reminds me of the “bike to work” movement. That is also portrayed as white, but in my city more than half of the people on bike are not white. I was once talking to a white activist who was photographing “bike commuters” and had only pictures of white people with the occasional “black professional” I asked her why she didn’t photograph the delivery people, construction workers etc. … ie. the black and Hispanic and Asian people… and she mumbled something about trying to “improve the image of biking” then admitted that she didn’t really see them as part of the “green movement” since they “probably have no choice” –

    I was so mad I wanted to quit working on the project she and I were collaborating on.

    So, in the same way when people in a poor neighborhood grow food in their yards … it’s just being poor– but when white people do it they are saving the earth or something.

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    — comment left on the Racialious blog post “Sustainable Food & Priviledge: Why is Green always White (and Male and Upper-Class)

    (Source: trilliswheatley, via lierdumoa)

     

  2. arabellesicardi:

    Here is a side by side comparison of how The New York Times has profiled Michael Brown — an 18 year old black boy gunned down by police — and how they profiled Ted Bundy, one of the most prolific serial killers of all time. 

    Source for Brown, Source for Bundy.

    (via koolthing)

     

  3. somedumbrobot:

    College Point, Queens, NY
    Memorial Day 2011

    follow my photography blog! you’ll like it, maybe. 

     

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  5. princesswhatevr:

    iwriteaboutfeminism:

    Darren Wilson supporters are the literal worst. 

    HOLY. SHIT. I mean wow.

    Fuck cops. Fuck that murderer. Fuck his supporters. Fuck white people.

    (via uarhi)

     


  6. I was tagged by melissiah and im in a good mood so i’l do it. 


    Fill in the blanks and tag six people.

    Basics


    Name: Alexander
    Birthday: November 24
    
Favorite color: blue and grey. 
    Lucky number: When I was a kid I picked 13 for everything so is that a lucky number?
    Height: 5’10
    Talents: spiting out useless knowledge and being amusing to 5 year olds by being able to burp on command. 
    
Last dream you remember: I was lost and trying to get somewhere, so many of my dreams are that. 
    Can you juggle: When I was a tween I tried to learn using plastic bags as I was told by tv was the way to start, after awhile i just felt like a jackass throwing plastic bags in the air so i stopped
    Art/sports/both: Both like a lot. 
    
Do you like writing: Not really
    
Do you like dancing: I dont like it but I can I guess. Lets go salsa dancing someone, its a skill ive just let go to waste. 
    Do you like singing: I was in 8th grade chorus (actually all 3 middle school years) and disliked it so much that I was one of a select few who were made to just sit in the auditorium and watch. I was “difficult’ apparently. 

    Fantasies

    
Dream vacation: Traveling central and south america. 
    
Dream guy/gal: Someone cool. 
    Dream wedding: If I get married honestly i wont care too much how it goes. 
    Dream pet: like a dog i guess? I dont know, do people really have dream pets?
    Dream job: making stupid shit every day and getting paid to do it
    Favorite song: I have been stupidly obssesed with MIl Horas by Los Abuelos de la Nada
    Least favorite song: We Didn’t Start the Fire
    Least favorite album: Tie between Bush era classics American Idiot and The War on Errorism. 
    
Least favorite artist: LED ZEPPELIN! 

    Preferences

    Guys/girls/both: Girls but there are very select men who I see and go “dear lord you are too beautiful”
    Hair colour: I ont really care but as my type is described as “girls with bangs, dark hair and glasses’ I guess dark hair?
    Eye colour: I dont know? these questions are annoying me. 
    
Humorous/serious: In the middle. 

    Taller/shorter: meh, as long as they aren’t comically taller than me who cares. Even then who cares if I like them a lot. 
    Biggest turn-off:  Being rude to people who don’t deserve it 
    Biggest turn-on: emotional maturity! 

    Tagging?

    So I hate tagging people but cheesestix tagged me once for one of these so i’ll tag her, desperatelivin because shes probably bored, koolthing because she’s cool, beethousand because they are also cool, twilightmaze because they are the first name I saw on my dashboard just now (though shes cool too) and them-witches because girl alex will fill this out. 

     


  7. jpnoir:

    The Velvet Underground - I’ll Be Your Mirror

    (Source: musicexhibition, via importantsound)

     

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  9. I once showed the site that lead to this book to a white friend of mine and she was so incredibly offended, probably because half the shit on the site was exactly all the stuff she liked and claimed. It was great really. 

    (Source: nigga-chan, via uarhi)

     


  10. fuckyeahthemountaingoats:

    the Mountain Goats - Pet Politics (Silver Jews cover)