Many adults are put off when youngsters pose scientific questions. Children ask...– Carl Sagan, The Demon-Haunted World: Science as the Candle in The Dark (via wildwendes)
A white applicant with a felony record was called... →
When I want to know what misogyny is, I don’t ask a man. When I want to know...– Son of Baldwin (via newwavefeminism)
Dear Condo Dwellers,
You purchased an apartment; calling yourself a “property owner” is borderline misrepresentation. You don’t own the land, nor do you have full authority over the capital. All you own is this little space inside a building, and many of you can’t even modify the space as you please. You’ve bought into a quasi-socialist living arrangement with near-complete strangers, and...
Sarah Kay: If I should have a daughter… TED Talks Thanks to ceilingknots.tumblr.com for posting this.
Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.– Mike Tyson (via claytoncubitt)
On Trayvon Martin and Racial Identity →
claytoncubitt: “What does the word “Hispanic” mean? Does it mean that a Peruvian (which some sources say is the home of origin of George Zimmerman’s mother) cannot be white? Are people born in Spain not white? Are Peruvians and Puerto Ricans the same race? What should we call Brazilians—Portuganics? Then we must ask the taboo question: what is white? This term gained forceful meaning in...