When most people look at me they don’t see a black woman. Most people don’t even ask if I am black unless my hair is curly. The shit i have gone through and seen is all undercover. Its racists conversations I’ve heard from people i considered friends (who didn’t know i was half black or knew but simply forgot). I have watched other people who are half black denounce that part of themselves completely and you know what, most people don’t ask if they’re black cause they are white passing. Black people can’t just decide to take a day off from being black.
I cannot tell you all my troubles of being a black woman because when most people see me they don’t see a black woman and with that comes a certain privilege. I get treated differently. White people will let me in on the racist things they feel about black people because I am not black to them. When people meet my mother or my cousins the looks on their faces are ones of utter shock. When people ask me what I am mixed with and they end it “oh thats why youre so pretty” i know its because being black is not considered beautiful to them. I do not get followed around in stores. I do not get racially profiled by police officers. I know this is because of the way i look. My problems are absolutely nothing compared to what black people go through day in and day out. It is nothing compared to what my mother or cousins go through. This is 100% because of the way i look. When black people tell me the shit that they go through I sit down and listen because I know that no matter how I identify i will never go through what they go through. I hope this makes sense.
- start your homework friday
- get as much done as you can in advance
- keep working ahead on assignments
- i promise this feels so good u will be instantly less stressed and sunday nights are not as scary
Rapmon on the plane back from cali
Plane lady: we are now entering Korean airspace
Rapmon: ah…. finally… *clears throat* NIGGAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
You can be mature and respectful and still have a dirty sense of humour.
You can curse a lot and still be highly intelligent with a massive vocabulary.
You can be quiet and reserved and still be witty and even outgoing in certain circles.You can be intelligent and sharp-minded and still forget what month it is
you can dance if you wanna, you can leave your friends behind
people in 1999: who the fuck is this hat kid in smash bros
people in 2001: who is hat kid and why is he still here
people in 2008: now there is a blond kid too who is he
people in 2014: HAT KID CONFIRMED but where is blond kid