today is one of those days
it’ll get better as time goes on, no doubt. but today just hurts. it’s one of the scariest things to see everyone else happy (ish) and trudging along while you have almost no motivation to do any work right now. i’m in such a weird place in my life right now.
I just want to curl up in a ball in the corner of my bed to sleep and cry and recuperate myself.
is having a conversation over text
and hug your own curves.
You are made of waves and honey
and spicy peppers when it is necessary.
You are a goddess,
I hope you haven’t forgotten. Emery Allen (via psych-facts)
Pam Oliver, a professor in the UW-Madison sociology department, explaining the historical roots of racism in the United States to her undergraduate students (mostly middle-class and White). I try to use this when I teach race now, too, to get past the defensive “but why are you BLAMING ME” reaction. (via cabell)
THIS. THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS.
To all the white people who say that they shouldn’t have responsibility in racism because they’re ancestors and not them who participated in slavery, think about this!
Reblogging for the quote, not the suggestions
fuck fuck fuck
did some damage control with her, and am currently back in the closet (only with her)….still not back to the way it was before, but hopefully she represses this instance. forgot how shitty it feels in the closet