the outrage behind Annie being played by a little black girl is so god damn disgusting “it’s not realistic for Annie to be a black kid” Annie being black is not a matter about being realistic like all of the people harping on about this bullshit seem more than happy to consume media full of wizards and witches and dragons and the myth that bendypants copperkettle is hot like go back into the sewer you all crawled out of
Karen Lewis, President of the Chicago Teachers Union
A MUST read by Chicago Teachers Union president Karen Lewis. Standardized testing isn’t about improving education, it’s a way for the system to sort out which kids are meant to succeed and which are destined failure.
The Difference Between Cultural Exchange and Cultural Appropriation (link here)
Margaret Atwood, Second Words: Selected Critical Prose (1983), pg. 413.
You’ve probably heard the punchline before, but here’s the full context for the quote. (via muffinw)
i hate those posts that have like, a dog waiting in front of food until it’s given permission to eat it and people under it going “SEE! EVEN A DOG UNDERSTANDS ‘NO’, PAY ATTENTION BOYS” in reference to rape and men not ~understanding~ no
men understand no but they don’t care. women are also not comparable to tempting slabs of steak, pls stop