Watching ‘Great Gatsby’ from the seventies. So much problematic shit. Least of which is this Daisy bish ain’t even cute. I remember why I hated this book in high school.
Do they all die in the end? Here’s to wishing.
strength= dodging the calls from non-profits to which i’ve previously donated.
weakness= butt-dialing them an hour later
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Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (via amaabeng)
omigod, listen to this dude in the background
C’Mon, we don’t have to play. You already know-
That was me. Right there.
That awkward moment when you try to explain to your mother why you can’t quite muster the will to give three shits about gay marriage. Even though i’m gay married…..
Everything we feared about communism - that we would lose our houses and savings and be forced to labor eternally for meager wages with no voice in the system - has come true under capitalism.
funny thing: almost every POC who I’ve talked to about this, refers to it as “the single story,” while I got into a pretty heated debate with this white boy who insisted she was referring to ‘a’ single story, and anytime there is ‘a’ single story. pssshh.
I consider the singular most powerful affirmation of their blackness to be when they try to tell me what to do. B/c it carries the assumption that I belong to them.