The thing about cultural appropriation is that the appropriator does not have to...– Turbans on the Runway: What does it mean for Sikhs? by Sonny Singh Brooklynwala (via 5ft1)
A good deed never goes unpunished.– Gore Vidal (via ughpsh)
'There have been some very notable SNL alums who... →
Be like the flower who even gives its fragrance to the hand that crushes it– Imam Ali (via godmoves) I don’t know if I want to keep being this flower. (via penguinettelove) some flowers have thorns, too. (via nezua) …..but see flowers don’t ‘give’ their fragrance, though. They passively posses fragrance as a quality of their being for complicated evolutionary reasons...
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I do not beg you to stay because I am begging god that you do not leave.– Warsan Shire (via larmoyante)
a haiku for disney
ancestryinprogress: ethiopienne: simba doesn’t count tiana was mostly frog y’all racist as hell I spit out my water
The first time someone shows you who they are, believe them.– Maya Angelou (via ellielamothe)
Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is...– | James Baldwin (via sexy-pekingese)
The model minority image inaccurately promotes the belief that Asian Americans...– Saito, Natsu Taylor. 1997. Model minority, yellow peril: Functions of “foreignness” in the construction of Asian American legal identity. Asian Law Journal 4: 71–95. (via rubato)
Self-love cannot flourish in isolation. It is no easy task to be self-loving....– bell hooks, All About Love: New Visions (via sister-bell)
britticisms: Beyonce tags photos of herself as ‘my work’ on tumblr. Performances are literally her work and her public image is a performative work of art. Beyonce is the art of stardom. Beyonce is the art of pop.
I desire the things which will destroy me in the end.– Sylvia Plath (via onlytheilluminatisurvive)
One can click around on blogs and go down YouTube wormholes, but my musical life...– How to Dress Well’s Tom Krell makes his case for brick-and-mortar music shops in our feature “Record Stories”, which has some of our favorite artists— including Danny Brown, Jenny Lewis, Yo La Tengo, and more— talking about their favorite stores. (via pitchfork)