How the fuck did I miss this twitter trend?
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Nicely done, Pixar.
""but that book character has blue/grey/light eyes so obviously they’re white!!"" ://///
(Reminder that light eyes and blonde hair can be caused by conditions, such as Waardenburg Syndrome and albinism, but they are still real people that can (and should) be represented in media and such)
And also I can add that I have news for y’all, people can be black and naturally blonde
And literally people from ANY KIND can be a redheadand have freackles and such
So please, stop pretending only white people can have those characteristics, jfc, it’s sofucking annoying.
Boom de yada
Just to add on - While race is a very, very, very significant issue, race as we know it is a social construct. When you acknowledge that all people on earth have veeeery little genetic variation in the scope of things, it’s much easier to break oneself from the training of “only white people have this, only black people have that, only asian people have this trait, etc”
the funny thing ist though, even if a character is described as having dark skin, dark hair and brown eyes, theyre still being cast as white
It’s also worth noting that the fact that a black person has blonde or red hair doesn’t necessarily mean they’ve got a white ancestor kicking around in their family tree. Recent genetic studies suggest that the gene that codes for blonde hair in black African populations is completely different from the gene that codes for blonde hair in white European populations, and that blond hair among Aboriginal Australian populations is connected to yet a third gene. The same trait has independently arisen at least three times in humanity’s generic history, and only one of those cases is linked with light skin per se.
(Interestingly, this also means that the widspread belief that blonde hair is part of a complex of adaptations to low-sunlight regions is probably false, since populations that live in the sunniest parts of the world have their own blonde-hair mutations unrelated to the European one.)
LMAO weed be turning you into a philosopher xD
Traces of coca and nicotine found in Egyptian mummies - WTF fun facts
well DUH. a lot of historians are still trying to process the fact that ancient egyptians knew how to build boats, which is ridiculous. why would they not be seafarers and explorers?
this is not new or surprising information at all. it pretty much day one of any african-american studies course.
the egyptians knew that if they put their boats in front of the summer storm winds it’d blow them right across the sea to the Americas and they shared that with the greeks.
It’s really hard for people to understand that everyone had boats, exploration, and trade interactions without the same level of murder, colonization, and violence that the Europeans did. It’s really hard for people to get that.
The Sea-Craft of Prehistory (book; Eurocentric as heck)
Scientific Evidence for Pre-Columbian Transoceanic Voyages (273 pages-for the hardcore only!):The only plausible explanation for these findings is that a considerable number of transoceanic voyages in both directions across both major oceans were completed between the 7th millennium BC and the European age of discovery. Our growing knowledge of early maritime technology and its accomplishments gives us confidence that vessels and nautical skills capable of these long-distance travels were developed by the times indicated. These voyages put a new complexion on the extensive Old World/New World cultural parallels that have long been controversial.
"Tiana’s one of my very favorite Disney princesses, but it really upsets me that a lot of her fans only like her for "what" she is as opposed to who she is. There is so much more to Tiana than her just being "the first black princess," and I only liking her because of something arbitrary like her skin color (as opposed to her awesome resourcefulness, sense of dignity, and ambition) is missing the entire point of her character, and that depresses me"
How dare you. How fucking dare you?!
Do you know how much it means to black girls and even black women that Tiana is black? Do you know what it means that little black girls have been growing up not seeing anyone who liked like them as a princess?
That when people would describe a princess a black woman did not come to mind?
Don’t you ever fucking insist that you’re the only person who likes her for who she.
Don’t you fucking dare think you are better than black women and little girls for clinging on to Tiana.
Not only that but when you’re a child, it’s so important you see a hero like you. A lot of white people do not understand this, thinking that children do not give two shits about skin color. When you’re young, that is one of the first things you see and one of the first things other kids will point out. Having a hero like you makes you feel validated and important.
Is this such a hard concept to understand?
They can’t understand that she already won her fans over by who she is. What she is is another plus because of what she represents to children, especially coming from Disney.
Seems to me that it’s more likely that the author of this confession is bothered by this celebration of representation because “it’s just a kids movie” when it comes to this type of representation, that’s why they assume that a lot of fans only like her because she’s black.
GIRL BYEBlack twitter and black tumblr better skin this hoe
ain’t nobody got time for that
team clapback, where you at??
Somebody come & get this bitch
She needs to calm down
somebody come get Beckyit makes her uncomfortable because they look better than her
lol but who defends black girls and women on twitter but us? who you looking to come cape up or check a bitch for us? only we do it.
Welp black men don’t care about us unless they need something, even when they need something they never stand up for us.
White men, nope.
White women putting bitches like this in their place, never.
Black women are the only ones who care because we’re the only ones attacked on the daily.
But seriously why does it seem like when shit like this happen we’re too fucking helpless to really hit on the head spot on.
In order to clap back at this, I have to put myself in the state of mind to give a fuck about the ramblings of a stupid ass white girl on twitter. I It’s sad that we’re so used to this to the point where we are all numb to it all. The reason being is that this shit is old. In order to feel better about your motherfucking self you feel compelled to give your pointless ass opinion on a pointless ass website about shit that doesn’t even apply to your ole’ dumb ass.
Wherever the fuck you at Megan, I hope you come across this because the next time you go to a tanning salon, I want you to remember us black girls. I want you to remember Queen Nefertiti, Rosa Parks, Harriet Tubman, Mary McLeod Bethune, Sojourner Truth, Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Zora Neal Hurston, Oprah Winfrey, Michelle Obama, Nichelle Nichols, Diahann Carroll, Beyonce, Rihanna, Gina Torres, Kat Graham, babybutta, strugglingtobeheard, boygeorgemichaelbluth, theuppitynegras, exquisiteblackpeople, iammissjells, brinatootrill, younggiftedafricanqueen, letthisbuddhablessyourbrain, inlovewithwhitemen, saptastic, myself, and a host of other black girls who your precious white men have at one point in their lives admired and I want you to realize just who the FUCK you trying to darken your skin to be like.
Remember us when you’re in the gym trying to do squats in hopes to get a big booty or when you’re getting breast implants with fake ass nipples tattooed on your chest. Remember us when you’re laying on an operation table to fill your lips with collagen, and getting face lifts to achieve the youth we effortlessly maintain in the face of all the bullshit you and the rest of the world throws at us. Re fucking remember bitch. And may you never have a moment of peace until you realize just how idiotic and stupid you always shall and will be.
Let our black faces be the first thing on your mind when you wake up and the last thing on your mind when you fall asleep bitch. So go on, post your stupid ass comments but remember, you will never be as great as any of those names and urls that I just posted. Yeet!
Black men don’t care about where’s my gif, the spellings fûçked up the meanings real
Team clap back
never gonna whip my dick out near him.
the trick he did in neighbors was A LOT cooler
you can actually see anna’s eyes screaming for help
what am i doing in this movie
the paycheck wasnt worth it
i regret this decision greatly
THATS SO FUNNY