We’re not people really. Our concerns are not America’s concerns. We are just here for entertainment. We’re a convenient treasure trove of limitless creativity to be pillaged, watered down, and re-purposed for White audiences and the people getting rich from bastardized stereotypes and simplified caricatures of everything we bring to the table have nothing to say when shit gets really real.
"Black culture is popular, black people are not."
(taken from this post on the experiments of Harry Harlow)
This is serious business, because this is a large part of how sexism, racism, homophobia, rape culture, ethnocentrism, etc. continue to happen.
why’d we have to color so much in school. it didnt teach us anything. is “staying in the lines” a subconscious metaphor for not revolting against the bourgeoisie
I swear the fuckin producers of the simpsons knew shit was an issue before anyone opened their eyes.
"Cops are just doing their job" always struck me as weird because it implies that somehow the fact that they are harassing, killing, and imprisoning people, enforcing institutional racism, and destroying communities is less morally reprehensible if they do it for money.
Definitely a WIP but on that choreo grind! Check out my piece to some #maryjblige that I got to teach to some amazing friends at MCIA last night! #dance #choreography #hiphop #bewithoutyou #choreogrind
1. fight rly hard
2. get the shit beat out of u and fall on the ground
3. get up slowly with blood dripping from ur mouth
4. crack a smile and say something about friends and not giving up
5. win. thats it u will automatically win after following steps 1-4