Race matters. Race matters in part because of the long history of racial minorities’ being denied access to the political process.
Race matters to a young man’s view of society when he spends his teenage years watching others tense up as he passes, no matter what neighborhood he grew up. Race matters to a young woman’s sense of self when she states her hometown, and then is pressed, ‘No, where are you really from?’
The way to stop discrimination on the basis of race is to speak openly and candidly on the subject of race, and to apply the Constitution with eyes open to the unfortunate effects of centuries of racial discrimination."
- Sonia Sotomayor, on why pretending that America is a colorblind, post-racial society does not make it so (via wocinsolidarity)
- ― Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (via pillowthots)
if you haven’t sliced open a coconut and drank that water RAW before you’re not allowed to have an opinion on coconut water sorry
'coconut water is gross' you got a monster energy drink palate you're gross
Remember when Romney lost the election so somebody created White People Mourning Romney and collected various people crying over Romney’s loss?
Still so funny.
Lmaoo seeing white tears is like Christmas, my birthday, chipotle, and good sex all in one
is that Paula Deen in the third pic? lmfaao