“Oh cool, you’re white? I’ve lived in a white people country. I’ve been there. Yeah, I just went to this white people restaurant the other day, maybe you’ve heard of it? Bennigans? I knew it was good white people food because there were lots of white people in there. You should check it out some time.”—calloutqueen (via jalylah)
“We’re quick to read inflammatory comments about rappers—mostly Black males—as a racial attack against the entire Black community, but why aren’t the degrading and violent attitudes many rappers direct toward Black women interpreted this way as well? Are Black women not Black people too?”—
“Oh, something is there, waiting for me. Perhaps someday the revelation will burst upon me and I will see the other side of this monumental grotesque joke. And then I’ll laugh. And then I’ll know what life is.”—Sylvia Plath (via imfantasyparade)
“Now every girl is expected to have Caucasian blue eyes, full Spanish lips, a classic button nose, hairless Asian skin with a California tan, a Jamaican dance hall ass, long Swedish legs, small Japanese feet, the abs of a lesbian gym owner, the hips of a nine-year-old boy, the arms of Michelle Obama, and doll tits. The person closest to actually achieving this look is Kim Kardashian, who, as we know, was made by Russian scientists to sabotage our athletes.”—
“Too often, the thing you want most is the one thing you can’t have. Desire leaves us heartbroken, it wears us out. Desire can wreck your life. But as tough as wanting something can be. The people who suffer the most, are those who don’t know what they want.”—
“The less you think about your oppression, the more your tolerance for it grows. After a while, people just think oppression is a normal state of things. But to become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave”.
She & Him - Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Even though now when I listen to She & Him the first that pops into my head is Jess singing to herself in The New Girl, this album is really starting to grow on me. I’m jumping on the bandwagon. Sorry I’m not sorry.