Cover her face; mine eyes dazzle. She died young.

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Jess. 22. Sydney.
Still a filthy hot mess.

"Why do white people own so many pets?
Because we’re not allowed to own people anymore.
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What is the scariest thing about a white person in prison?
You know he did it.
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how many Chicago cops does it take to change a light bulb? None, they just beat the room for being black.”
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A good looking 50 year old white man is trying to get laid on reality TV. What show are you watching?
To catch a predator.
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Why do white girls travel in groups of three or five?
They can’t even
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What do you call 64 white people in a room? A full blooded Cherokee."

from various reddit threads

at dinner last night, a coworker was talking about hanging out with his white friends and getting fed up with the racist jokes, and asked them to tell a white people joke.  nobody had any, so he googled and found these. after a few of them, people were a lot less comfortable.

white folks, next time you hear a racist joke, maybe lead with one of these in response.  tag this “I’m white” when you reblog it, if you are.

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— 10 hours ago with 7565 notes
Me:This older generation pisses me off so much.
Therapist:Why?
Me:Because when I was growing up, we were forcefed the idea that if we didn't want to be 'flipping burgers at McDonalds,' then we'd better go to college.
Therapist:And?
Me:And now we've all gone to college, have degrees, can't get a damn job, and the same people that told us to go to college call us entitled assholes because we refuse to flip burgers.
Therapist:Touchè.
— 22 hours ago with 155930 notes
"Originally, in the 20s and 30s, the stereotype of someone who was schizophrenic was the housewife who was sad and withdrawn, and would not do her duties as a housewife; would not do the housework. This was the typical case of schizophrenia. And then, in the 60s, something shifted. The actual criteria for schizophrenia shifted. A lot of psychiatrists and hospitals and police were encountering young, angry black men who were part of the civil rights movement. Who were part of the riots — the uprisings — in the Black Power movement. Who were angry. Who were perceiving a conspiracy of power against them, that was called paranoia. They would see it is white privilege, but it was called paranoia. And so we actually see the diagnostic criteria for schizophrenia change. So now you have anger and paranoia and hostility being included as criteria, whereas 30 years before they hadn’t been. Because the stereotype has changed. So there’s a way in which the DSM and the perspectives of the psychiatrists and the doctors who were giving these diagnoses is thoroughly politically constructed, and thoroughly dependent on the culture and context that they’re within."

Will Hall, Living with Mental Diversity: Bipolar, Schizophrenia and Psychosis in a Crazy World.

For anyone interested in reading more about how schizophrenia moved from being a diagnosis assigned to white, middle-class women to one used to pathologize and institutionalize noncompliant black men in the 1960s, Jonathan Metzl’s The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease is a good place to start.

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— 22 hours ago with 12424 notes
#whoa  #impt 

sugahwaatah:

white masculinity is so garbage they count moisturising their skin as feminine

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— 1 day ago with 7781 notes
#lmfao 
I’ve been doing a lot of dumb stuff with makeup lately, mostly involving coating my lips in various shades of glitter.

I’ve been doing a lot of dumb stuff with makeup lately, mostly involving coating my lips in various shades of glitter.

— 1 day ago
#makeup  #me