kittensgotclaws: So are we gonna discuss how fucked up it is that women have to wear makeup to be taken seriously at work and job interviews but if a woman has a genuine interest in and enjoyment of cosmetics she is written off as shallow, vain, and stupid, and consequently not taken seriously.
Style has a profound meaning to Black Americans. If we can’t drive, we will...– Nikki Giovanni (via blackcontemporaryart)
Why isn't New Orleans Mother's Day parade shooting... →
“So I shouldn’t be surprised that the Mother’s Day Parade shooting has largely been forgotten. On Sunday, shots were fired into a crowd during a parade in the New Orleans 7th ward. Police said they saw three suspects running from the scene. This is the largest mass shooting in the United States where the shooters were still at large after the crime was committed. Think about that for a minute....
STFU, Sexists.: For the mamas who don’t get love... →
hellyeahscarleteen: “No one threw me a baby shower. No one said congratulations. My pregnancy was not celebrated. My child’s birth was seen as a failure,” Jayme, a strong teenage mother, shared with me during a checkup for her healthy young baby. I sympathized with her as a family doctor…
Someday you'll realize that every time you thought...
I will no longer apologize, either for my faith or my complexion. It is not my...– Seema Jilani, Huffington Post (via thepeacefulterrorist) YES. (via texashijabi)
How ‘Slut Shaming’ Has Been Written Into School... →
Last month, a New Jersey middle school banned girls from wearing strapless dresses to prom. Administrators claimed that the dresses were “distracting” — though they refused to specify exactly how or why. Parents reacted strongly to the rule; some supported the dress code while others deemed it “slut-shaming.” On Friday, the school compromised by allowing girls to wear single-strap or...
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The SAT is a scam. It has been around for 50 years. It has never measured...– John Katzman, founder of The Princeton Review (via littleshitpaula)