The moon by bdrosama

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  1. Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
  2. Aperture: f/4
  3. Exposure: 23"
  4. Focal Length: 14mm

Portal to Another World (by Mr. Glen Photography)

Anonymous Asked
QuestionProp 8 would have still passed and made same-sex marriage illegal in California if every single African-American eligible to vote registered & voted against Prop 8. That's how strong white support was for it. Answer

blackamazon:

jcoleknowsbest:

of course.. but folks don’t wanna hear that because it’s easier to do what this society has always done… blame the black people… How can you look at the legislative body that passes this legislation (mostly white and male) and say that it’s black peoples fault that the legislative body of this country has passed some extremely anti-gay legislation… It’s lazy and it’s cowardly.. but lazy and cowardly = white people.. so i guess it makes sense.. 

Why i STIIL haven’t forgiven Dan Savage or Will Wheaton

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right
I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?
Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

odinsblog:

Sometimes #BlackTwitter gets it right, and other times Black twitter gets it really right

I was down for Pharrell, but he is in sore need of a thorough dragging to rid him of his White-gaze thirst and tacit respectability politics BS. I mean, what’s next, an “Accidental Racist” collab with LL & Macklemore?

Honorable mention to @LouMinoti:

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theflightofthephoenix:

justinaireland:

rosalarian:

When I say people want to see more diversity in stories, no, I really don’t mean different stories about straight white dudes. I really, really don’t mean that at all. This isn’t about types of stories being told. This is specifically about people. I’m not letting you make this about something else. You are not hijacking this message to make sure we’re still talking about straight white dudes.

You, sirs, are part of the problem. *stink eye*

LOVE THIS!
theflightofthephoenix:

justinaireland:

rosalarian:

When I say people want to see more diversity in stories, no, I really don’t mean different stories about straight white dudes. I really, really don’t mean that at all. This isn’t about types of stories being told. This is specifically about people. I’m not letting you make this about something else. You are not hijacking this message to make sure we’re still talking about straight white dudes.

You, sirs, are part of the problem. *stink eye*

LOVE THIS!

theflightofthephoenix:

justinaireland:

rosalarian:

When I say people want to see more diversity in stories, no, I really don’t mean different stories about straight white dudes. I really, really don’t mean that at all. This isn’t about types of stories being told. This is specifically about people. I’m not letting you make this about something else. You are not hijacking this message to make sure we’re still talking about straight white dudes.

You, sirs, are part of the problem. *stink eye*

LOVE THIS!

"My family used to joke that only white people need therapy. Black people go to church instead, find remedies on their knees in prayer, sing their sorrows away. Meanwhile, white academics told me that African-Americans merely fabricated ungrounded stigma around psychiatric help. As absurd as these two viewpoints may sound, these myths actually point to a greater phenomenon.

As of 2012, 15% of the US American population without health insurance was African-American. Considering the role economic status plays in healthcare sheds light on the racial discrepancy with respect to treating mental illness. Many people with health insurance find that their companies don’t cover the cost of mental illness treatment, and those without any health insurance find themselves facing incredibly high prices to pay for medical care, or opting not to pursue treatment at all. These obstacles often lead Black folks in the states to “rely on family, religious and social communities for emotional support rather than turning to health care professionals, even though this may at times be necessary,” states NAMI’s fact sheet on African American Community Mental Health.

Even if able to pay for treatment, many Black folks encounter prejudices and biases from medical caregivers. Black people, especially Black men, are frequently misdiagnosed when it comes to mental illness. For example, most prominently in the 1960s, white doctors institutionalized Black men involved in civil rights protests (particularly in Detroit) on the grounds that the behaviors these men defended as political activism was really schizophrenic rage and volatility. Also, medical practitioners’ prescriptions sometimes reflect discriminatory and generally racial assumptions that Black people do not need as much medicine as white people. Studies conducted by the University of Michigan’s School of Public Health discovered that Black US Americans are 1.5 times as likely to be denied antidepressant treatment. No one wants tell you that the system is sick. No one wants to tell you that the healthcare system intentionally keeps historically marginalized groups like queer folks, and Black folks, and people who happen to find themselves at the intersection of queerness and Blackness sick."

To Be Queer, Black, and “Sick” | Autostraddle (via brutereason)

This is not a feel good article, but it NEEDS to be said. This is a huge problem, and part of the reason that I will never shame anyone for having self-diagnosed.

(via depressionresource)