“If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.
If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.
Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.
The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so.”
— (via nativnuance)
Kim Katrin Crosby, Keynote Speaker for LGBTQ History Month at Dartmouth, on September 30, 2013
When did Earth’s first whiffs of oxygen emerge?
New findings complicate the ‘biological evolution versus geological evolution’ debate about Earth’s early development.
Creston says the U.S. needs to take a time out. Crimea voted to join Russia. Let’s stop the hysteria and calm down.
Your handwriting. The way you walk. Which china pattern you choose. It’s all giving you away. Everything you do shows your hand. Everything is a self portrait. Everything is a diary.
- Creston says no. Most people who gauge the way someone walks, the china patter they choose, etc, has no idea what real life is about. Young men can not decipher a young lady’s motives and patterns.You’ll learn it the hard way..after you move on to her parent’s land..and everything blows up. But 10 years later when you escape, you’ll be posting on a Social Media Site.