If your ancestors cut down all the trees, it’s not your fault, but you still don’t live in a forest.
Pam Oliver, a professor in the UW-Madison sociology department, explaining the historical roots of racism in the United States to her undergraduate students (mostly middle-class and White). I try to use this when I teach race now, too, to get past the defensive “but why are you BLAMING ME” reaction. (via cabell)
THIS. THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS.
To all the white people who say that they shouldn’t have responsibility in racism because they’re ancestors and not them who participated in slavery, think about this!
why do americans get so shocked that there is a schooling system different to theirs
Because we get so excited over the idea that education could actually be better and fun and not make us fall into debt
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie recently wrote a piece for Elle about professional women and fashion and how her Nigerian culture has influenced how she dresses and what she thinks about fashion. It is an interesting read. I would love to hear your take on it. It is entitled "Why can't smart women love fashion-a personal essay on style"
Thanks for the heads up. I will check it out!
Track: "12 Year Old Yixing's voice"
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yixing’s preteen voice... ;A;
I find Asian guys attractive sometimes…