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cubebreaker:

Former Marine turned photographer Joel Parés’ series Judging America used real people dressed as stereotypes to remind us to not judge a person based on their tattoos, clothing, ethnicity, profession, or sexual orientation, but on their merits.

(Source: tsarcasm)

(Source: nuevomedio)

sonofbaldwin:

knowledgeequalsblackpower:

dhaarijmens:

bemusedlybespectacled:

washingtonpost:

In a post-Ferguson world, Americans increasingly doubt the notion of colorblind justice.

HOW THE FUCK DID THE PERCENTAGE GO UP FOR WHITE PEOPLE
IN WHAT UNIVERSE DOES A POLICE OFFICER SHOOTING AN UNARMED BLACK KID (AND THEN ATTEMPTING TO COVER IT UP AFTER THE FACT) CONSTITUTE EQUAL TREATMENT IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM
LIKE WHO LOOKS AT THAT AND GOES “WELL, BEFORE I THOUGHT THAT THERE WAS RACISM IN OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM, BUT THEN THIS SHIT HAPPENED AND NOW I SEE THAT IT’S PERFECTLY EQUAL”
WHAT THE FUCK

This increase can be explained by an interesting social phenomenon called ‘denial.’

They benefit from not knowing.. and from believing in myths. 

Comparing beliefs before and after Michael Brown’s murder and the surrounding revelations of racism that have sprung out of it, white people, as a demographic believe, MORE THAN EVER BEFORE, that the criminal justice system treats whites and blacks equally.That is, MORE white people believe the criminal justice system treats black equally now than they did before Michael Brown’s death.In essence, for white people, blatant systemic oppression and the murder of an unarmed young black man gives them even more reason to believe blacks are treated fairly by the system.This confirms an earlier study that said the more you tell white people that the system is inherently racist, the more they supported harsher punishments for black people: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/08/07/3468368/study-white-people-support-harsher-criminal-laws-if-they-think-more-black-people-are-arrested/Marinate on these inhumanities for a second.

sonofbaldwin:

knowledgeequalsblackpower:

dhaarijmens:

bemusedlybespectacled:

washingtonpost:

In a post-Ferguson world, Americans increasingly doubt the notion of colorblind justice.

HOW THE FUCK DID THE PERCENTAGE GO UP FOR WHITE PEOPLE

IN WHAT UNIVERSE DOES A POLICE OFFICER SHOOTING AN UNARMED BLACK KID (AND THEN ATTEMPTING TO COVER IT UP AFTER THE FACT) CONSTITUTE EQUAL TREATMENT IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM

LIKE WHO LOOKS AT THAT AND GOES “WELL, BEFORE I THOUGHT THAT THERE WAS RACISM IN OUR JUSTICE SYSTEM, BUT THEN THIS SHIT HAPPENED AND NOW I SEE THAT IT’S PERFECTLY EQUAL”

WHAT THE FUCK

This increase can be explained by an interesting social phenomenon called ‘denial.’

They benefit from not knowing.. and from believing in myths. 

Comparing beliefs before and after Michael Brown’s murder and the surrounding revelations of racism that have sprung out of it, white people, as a demographic believe, MORE THAN EVER BEFORE, that the criminal justice system treats whites and blacks equally.

That is, MORE white people believe the criminal justice system treats black equally now than they did before Michael Brown’s death.

In essence, for white people, blatant systemic oppression and the murder of an unarmed young black man gives them even more reason to believe blacks are treated fairly by the system.

This confirms an earlier study that said the more you tell white people that the system is inherently racist, the more they supported harsher punishments for black people: http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2014/08/07/3468368/study-white-people-support-harsher-criminal-laws-if-they-think-more-black-people-are-arrested/

Marinate on these inhumanities for a second.

chickenhugs:

Mapril the baby rooster taking a nap on my legs. His wattles get all bunched up when he rests his head on me and it’s just the cutest.

chickenhugs:

Mapril the baby rooster taking a nap on my legs. His wattles get all bunched up when he rests his head on me and it’s just the cutest.

themerrymisnomer:

infamymonster:

fuckyeahfemaleyoutubers:

Disney’s Queen Elsa Frozen - Inspired Makeup Tutorial & Disney’s Princess Anna Frozen - Inspired Makeup Tutorial by Ellend Muzzakky

ARE WE NOT GOING TO DISCUSS HOW SHE  FOLDED HER HIJABS TO LOOK LIKE THE HAIR OF THE CHARACTER, THAT IS SUCH A LOVELY AND GREAT IDEA. OHMYGOD

love.

http://themerrymisnomer.tumblr.com/post/98847432922/thetallblacknerd-white-house-fence-jumper-made

thetallblacknerd:

White House fence-jumper made it far deeper into building than previously known

kingjaffejoffer:

This is crazy.

This dude just hops over the white house…

proletarianinstinct:

redbloodedamerica:

liberallogic101:

#CommonCore This is how the Government gets the unemployment rate.



i don’t see how this doesn’t make sense.
we’re a base10 system people.

proletarianinstinct:

redbloodedamerica:

liberallogic101:

#CommonCore This is how the Government gets the unemployment rate.

i don’t see how this doesn’t make sense.

we’re a base10 system people.

yumbles:

while i’m at it, here’s the second piece in the magical-girls-with-food series!

sweet cars?! coffee??? hot date by the beach?? my dreams.

(Source: parks-and-recreation-department)

highkeygay:

ICONIC

highkeygay:

ICONIC

(Source: tkyle)

wickedclothes:

Legend Of Zelda Hylian Shield Necklace

Link, the Hero of Time, had many weapons and gadgets, but a strong defense backs any offense. Crafted out of peweter, this Hylian shield pendant features the Hylian family crest. Hung on an ornate, silver-colored chain accented with green and gold, measuring 24” in length. Sold on Etsy.

College: where you’re not sure whether you’re more scared to check blackboard or your bank account.

- seen this on twitter today and the accuracy hurts (via piiissssss)

mari-on-tea:

bigbardafree:

djtetsuo89:

danistotallyuncool:

gatoishwary:

ttripod:

jodyrobots:

whaa

WHATS THIS MOVIE!?

I WISH I KNEW!!!

The name of this movie is Top Secret

Dude, top secret is such a good movie.

this movie has an entire bar fight sequence that takes place underwater

for no reason at all

next date night movie

(Source: anitial-deez)

iknowgallifreyan:

I have one really photogenic cat and one idiot