lisa is a feminist

21. Intersectional Feminist. Liberal. Bisexual.

Anonymous asked: The holocaust was 50 years ago and the Jews never bitch about it but slavery was 200 years ago and black people still use it as an excuse for their decline and criminality. Weird it's almost like they'd rather blame other people than take responsibility for themselves.

shitrichcollegekidssay:

May 8, 1945, when the war in Europe officially ended, which you know would make that 69 years ago, so you’re wrong about when the holocaust was, for starters, and it’s still taught in public schools, people who were in it still talk about it and it’s generally treated in western society as a travesty, and used as the worst possible case of something that can happen, hitler is constantly brought up and used as the epitome of evil, things that happened during the holocaust are constantly brought up and used as examples of pique war crimes, etc. 

December 6, 1865 was when slavery was abolished in the united states, which would have been 149 years ago, which is… not close to 200, which would again make your dates wrong, unsurprisingly since you can’t seem to get dates right at all as I’m assuming you don’t like to research things before you make claims, however, American Apartheid, AKA The “Separate but Equal” doctrine was eventually overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Brown v. Board of Education in 1954, which would make that 60 years ago, which is 9 years closer to us than the holocaust. Which means, yes, lots of black americans are still alive today who lived through the american apartheid. 

I believe slavery in the world became entirely illegal in 2007, so that was 7 years ago, even you were likely around for that, human trafficking is an ongoing issue, more people are in slavery today than were in slavery in the 1860s, more people are in slavery in america today than were in slavery in the 1860s.

Redlining didn’t end until around the late 70s, but black communities still receive fewer loans than would make statistical reasonable sense today, so it’s still an ongoing problem affecting millions to this day, and the effects of redlining haven’t really been remedied. 

Public schools are funded based on property value, and due to redlining, black neighborhoods property values are lower than majority white neighborhoods, making their schools have less funding on average than majority white neighborhood schools.

I mean literally you can just fucking google all this and realize you’re wrong as hell and have no business spouting bullshit you can’t back up. I mean this shit is basic stuff you can fucking google, your dates are wrong, your time stamps are hella’ wrong, and I find it interesting that you place the holocaust nearer to our current time than in actuality, and you place slavery further from our current time than in actuality, gonna go ahead and correctly assume that’s just straight up racism going on.

lesboflow:

Comment on the size of a man’s penis and it’s a low blow and a stab at his masculinity. Comment on the size of a woman’s anything and it’s a social norm. 

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"This year FAFSA said my parents were expected to give me $7000. My parents gave me $0."

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illbegotdamn:

trebled-negrita-princess:

ncstudentpowerunion:

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Rebecca Harrelson is a first-generation college student and a senior at UNC-Greensboro, where she studies Sociology and English. Rebecca, who plans to graduate in May 2016, already has $32,869 in student debt, and this year took out private loans in addition to government loans in order…

shout out to EVERYBODY ELSE going through the same SHIT that the fucking government doesn’t seem to give a fuck about…

meanwhile, we’ve almost spent a billion dollars bombing isis.

there’s never money for shit that matters, but money always magically appears when war is involved.

FAFSA is the devil. Even when I had an EFC of 0, I still was forced to contribute thousands towards my tuition both community college and university

Then they had the nerve to change the requirements from $32,000 to $23,000 to have an EFC of 0. Most adults make around $30,000 plus.

Therefore my EFC went from 0 to 414. I now have to figure out a way to finish my degree with less financial aid. 

Almost $40,000

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asustainablefuture:

A Selk’nam couple with their baby, on a ship en route to be exhibited in Europe as “wildmen”. The Selk’nam people are an indigenous tribe in the Patagonian region of Southern Argentina and Chile. Both appear to have slight damage on their ankles from cruel, probably iron, restraints. 
The fear and confusion on their face is haunting. For people who had lived a simple hunting and gathering lifestyle, with little European interaction, the rest of their lives must’ve seemed like a surreal nightmare. 

White History

Abducted by aliens.

Smh

jcoleknowsbest:

neoamericana:

nezua:

asustainablefuture:

A Selk’nam couple with their baby, on a ship en route to be exhibited in Europe as “wildmen”. The Selk’nam people are an indigenous tribe in the Patagonian region of Southern Argentina and Chile. Both appear to have slight damage on their ankles from cruel, probably iron, restraints.

The fear and confusion on their face is haunting. For people who had lived a simple hunting and gathering lifestyle, with little European interaction, the rest of their lives must’ve seemed like a surreal nightmare. 

White History

Abducted by aliens.

Smh

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grave-at-trenzalore:

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sainthannah:

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stunningpicture:

‘Cause people seem to only post the 20-something Audrey Hepburn.

Audrey Hepburn was the granddaughter of a baron, the daughter of a nazi sympathizer, spent her teens doing ballet to secretly raise money for the dutch resistance against the nazis, and spent her post-film career as a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF, winning the presidential medal of freedom for her efforts.
…and history remembers her as pretty.

AND HISTORY REMEMBERS HER AS PRETTY

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this is the first time I have ever seen a picture of her older than 20 and I think that’s scary

grave-at-trenzalore:

followingthedeer:

sainthannah:

heatherbat:

stunningpicture:

‘Cause people seem to only post the 20-something Audrey Hepburn.

Audrey Hepburn was the granddaughter of a baron, the daughter of a nazi sympathizer, spent her teens doing ballet to secretly raise money for the dutch resistance against the nazis, and spent her post-film career as a goodwill ambassador of UNICEF, winning the presidential medal of freedom for her efforts.

…and history remembers her as pretty.

AND HISTORY REMEMBERS HER AS PRETTY

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this is the first time I have ever seen a picture of her older than 20 and I think that’s scary

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The killing of a unarmed black great-grandfather by a white police officer who shot him through his car door in the driveway of his own home is causing outrage in South Carolina. 

The fury grew again when prosecutors announced earlier this month that a grand jury in had handed down charges against North Augusta Public Safety Officer Justin Craven, 25 - but that he faces only a misdemeanor ‘misconduct in office.’

According to police reports, 68-year-old Ernest Satterwhite refused to pull over when Craven spotted him making a traffic violation in North Augusta on February 9. He led Craven and other officers on a nine-mile low-speed chase to his home in the next county. 

When Satterwhite finally stopped - in his own driveway - Craven ran up and fired several shots into the car door, fatally wounding him. Satterwhite’s door was still locked.

Investigators determined that North Augusta Public Safety Officer Justin Craven broke the law. A prosecutor, in a rare action against a police officer, sought to charge him with voluntary manslaughter, punishable by up to 30 years in prison. But the grand jury disagreed, indicting him on a misdemeanor.

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Intersex people are not rare, just invisible.

Unfortunately, there’s a lot of shame and secrecy within our communities, perpetuating the invisibility. I’ve had doctors tell me over and over again that I’d never meet anyone else like me. (Thankfully, that was not the case.) So many intersex people like me have been instructed by our doctors, parents, and friends not to tell anyone about our conditions, which makes us feel shameful and unworthy.

I’ve been poked, prodded, and gawked at by so many doctors, it’s enough to make anyone feel like a science experiment. They say how excited they are to meet someone like you, they’ll “never meet another person like this, ever.” But when they say that to you as a kid, all you hear is “you’re a freak.”

Emily Quinn, “I’m Emily Quinn and I’m Intersex

This is an awesome article and you are amazing for sharing your story!

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harrysadad:

"teen girls are super crazed!! it’s unhealthy!!" u ever seen a grown man when his stupid ass football team loses

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