I still remember the feeling I felt when I first started talking to you.
shout out to people who are scared to call others out, whose hands shake when they try to explain what’s wrong, whose throats threaten to close up with thoughts of ‘what if i’m just overreacting’, whose hearts are pounding out of their chests because they just stuck their necks out for their beliefs, who have lost friends and respect and safety for aligning themselves with causes
You see, the term “Basic Bitch” and has been Columbus-ed. White people want so badly to be in on the joke of making fun of white people (so as to seem hip and down and to escape criticisms of whiteness, supremacy, and racism themselves) that they picked a group of white people they can lampoon and make fun of, all while distancing themselves from whiteness, a very tragic practice summed up neatly as “White People Be Like ‘White People Be Like.’”
Why I Won’t Stop Talking Shit About Basic Bitches & Pumpkin Spice Lattes by Briana Urena-Ravelo over at Feminspire.
A dangerous & seductive detour from the fight against white supremacy, on which what white person has not tread?(via therumpus)
Sana, sana, colita de rana. Si no sanas hoy, sanarás mañana.