Being told I was smart and above average from a young age was probably one of the worst things to happen to me because now I have a complex and question my entire existence when I dont excel at something right away
but seriously though, if you made it past this point on doctor who
BUT AS SOON AS ROSE GOT BACK INTO THE CAR HOW DID SHE NOT REALISE THAT HE LOOKS LIKE A OVERSIZED BLACK KEN DOLL
Nobody notices Ricky much.
in which the movie spiderman accurately represents comic book spiderman in sarcasm levels.
The drops of the sky down upon us
tears of the heavens.
but do the vaults of the earth feel reason for their lamenting?
do the massive spiral arms of our galaxy twinge with every meaningless human death?
does the earth repent for the bodies it has swallowed up, showing neither rhyme nor reason?
we desire a reason to the millions, the billions swallowed by human cruelty, oppressed by ignorance, stoned, burnt, mawed
but we find no closure for our abhorrence to humanity, a word named after each and every one of us, for in our reasons we do not find reason, because the only reason for hatred is the wish for a reason.
Patricia Hill Collins Black Sexual Politics (via pssincerelyadventure)
Another facet of the childcare argument.
Poor Black women’s welfare eligibility meant that many chose to stay home and care for their children, thus emulating White middle-class mothers. But because these stay-at-home moms were African American and did not work for pay, they were deemed to be “lazy”. Ironically gaining rights introduced a new set of controlling images.