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"If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.
If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.
Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.
The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so."

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Best line to be quoted, “didn’t they start from whiteness?”

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"I like my coffee how I like myself: Brown, bitter, and too hot for you."

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Illegible[1] Black Death: Denied Media, Mourning, and Mobilization

American Twenty Nothings: Unsaid Promises You've Made to your Best Friend

americantwentynothings:

Having best friends is great. Your twenties would be no fun without having someone to care about your well-being…

Someone who cares about your future: “You have ten minutes to change out of your yoga pants, we’re going out… do you want to die alone?”

about your health: “Okay so, if we split…

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tashabilities:

You cannot say that you like Pocahontas. The genocide of my people is turned into a cartoon musical with a singing raccoon? I mean, think about it, dawg, the real story of Pocahontas is about a bunch of white boys who come to my land, bribe the corrupt indian chief, kill off all the warriors and fuck the indian princess silly.

A+ message.

A+ messenger.

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"Ask her what she craved, and she’d get a little frantic about things like books, the woods, music. Plants and the seasons. Also freedom."

- Nightwoods - Charles Frazier (via hollow-gram)

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Schmidt Talk: 25 Things I Want Myself to Know at 25

maryschmidt:

I turned 25 this year and I had a bit of a quarter life crisis. I felt like I didn’t know what I was doing and I was looking for advice on how to navigate this crazy adventure that is my 20’s. So for my birthday I asked my family to write a letter to themselves…