shmurdapunk
freshest-tittymilk:

portraits-of-america:

     “I got both of them from local shelters. When I got her in 2006, the staff told me she was a shepherd husky. I go to the dog park, I’m meeting people with shepherd husky mixes, and they look nothing like her. I get in my car, I’m driving, I look in the rearview mirror, I see these eyes and I’m like, I’ve got a wolf in my car. Then, when she was 10-months old, there was a shepherd breeder and trainer in the dog park, and at the end of the lesson, the trainer came up to me and asked, ‘What kind of dog is that?’ And I’m thinking, Shepherd husky. You should know, you are a breeder. She said, ‘That’s a wolf.’”  
Bethlehem, PA
 

Thats mildly hilarious

freshest-tittymilk:

portraits-of-america:

     “I got both of them from local shelters. When I got her in 2006, the staff told me she was a shepherd husky. I go to the dog park, I’m meeting people with shepherd husky mixes, and they look nothing like her. I get in my car, I’m driving, I look in the rearview mirror, I see these eyes and I’m like, I’ve got a wolf in my car. Then, when she was 10-months old, there was a shepherd breeder and trainer in the dog park, and at the end of the lesson, the trainer came up to me and asked, ‘What kind of dog is that?’ And I’m thinking, Shepherd husky. You should know, you are a breeder. She said, ‘That’s a wolf.’” 

Bethlehem, PA

 

Thats mildly hilarious

reagan-was-a-horrible-president
micdotcom:

The FBI’s mass shooting report reveals an alarming trend in America

They’re on the rise, the perpetrators are mostly men and the copycat phenomenon definitely exists. 
These are the findings of a new FBI report released Wednesday. The bureau examined 160 active shooter incidents — defined as an event involving “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area,” but excluding gang and organized crime-related incidents — between 2000 and 2013, and determined that mass shootings are becoming much more frequent in America.
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micdotcom:

The FBI’s mass shooting report reveals an alarming trend in America

They’re on the rise, the perpetrators are mostly men and the copycat phenomenon definitely exists. 

These are the findings of a new FBI report released Wednesday. The bureau examined 160 active shooter incidents — defined as an event involving “an individual actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area,” but excluding gang and organized crime-related incidents — between 2000 and 2013, and determined that mass shootings are becoming much more frequent in America.

Finally some evidence on copycats | Follow micdotcom

medievalpoc

harryhenry1 asked:

Wow, you've shown me so many examples of people of color in medieval art, that i'm suprised that even professers of history seem to deny the there were POC in medieval europe! My question though, is this: has there been any research done as to when this white-washing of medieval europe began?

medievalpoc answered:

Actually, my next queued post addresses that in detail, particularly in regards to Art Education.

Quick-n-Dirty Version: it began during “The Enlightenment”, during colonization and the beginnings of chattel slavery. The idea of “White People” had just been invented, along with the idea of White supremacy. Basically, all the leading “scientific minds” directly benefited from genocide, kidnapping people an enslaving them, and stealing their land, resources, and skills.

And in order to justify this, it was very important to create this idea not just that “these people are in a subordinate position now”, it had to be retroactive. As in, “these people have never had any accomplishments, their culture is primitive, worthless, ugly, uninteresting, therefore whatever we do to them is okay/for their own good/helping them/better than leaving them to their own depravity” et cetera.

The amount of “science” devoted to proving that people of color were inherently inferior to white people was like…pretty much the ENTIRETY of “science” from the late 1700s to….well. 

For example:

This asshat got his degree from Harvard on the premise that “Hispanics have lower IQs than American Whites” IN 2009.

And coincidentally, Arizona banned “Ethnic Studies”, specifically a Mexican-American Studies Curriculum, upheld by a judge as “constitutional” in March. 2013.

And the consistent disenfranchisement of specifically Mestiz@  and other “not white” Mexican Americans has been documented by sociologist Richard Shingles, who says:

Shingles concludes it is an American problem brought on by the history of the nation’s oldest and largest Mexican American communities, a history that started with conquest and has excluded generations from the benefits of development. “Our past cannot be separated from our future.”


See how that works?

No past, no history, no context, just a huge group of people that are somehow “inherently inferior”, and coincidentally not historically f*cked over for hundreds of years. It’s about blaming the victims of racism for suffering from the results of racism.

That’s why they teach whitewashed history.

medievalpoc

harryhenry1 asked:

Wow, you've shown me so many examples of people of color in medieval art, that i'm suprised that even professers of history seem to deny the there were POC in medieval europe! My question though, is this: has there been any research done as to when this white-washing of medieval europe began?

medievalpoc answered:

Actually, my next queued post addresses that in detail, particularly in regards to Art Education.

Quick-n-Dirty Version: it began during “The Enlightenment”, during colonization and the beginnings of chattel slavery. The idea of “White People” had just been invented, along with the idea of White supremacy. Basically, all the leading “scientific minds” directly benefited from genocide, kidnapping people an enslaving them, and stealing their land, resources, and skills.

And in order to justify this, it was very important to create this idea not just that “these people are in a subordinate position now”, it had to be retroactive. As in, “these people have never had any accomplishments, their culture is primitive, worthless, ugly, uninteresting, therefore whatever we do to them is okay/for their own good/helping them/better than leaving them to their own depravity” et cetera.

The amount of “science” devoted to proving that people of color were inherently inferior to white people was like…pretty much the ENTIRETY of “science” from the late 1700s to….well. 

For example:

This asshat got his degree from Harvard on the premise that “Hispanics have lower IQs than American Whites” IN 2009.

And coincidentally, Arizona banned “Ethnic Studies”, specifically a Mexican-American Studies Curriculum, upheld by a judge as “constitutional” in March. 2013.

And the consistent disenfranchisement of specifically Mestiz@  and other “not white” Mexican Americans has been documented by sociologist Richard Shingles, who says:

Shingles concludes it is an American problem brought on by the history of the nation’s oldest and largest Mexican American communities, a history that started with conquest and has excluded generations from the benefits of development. “Our past cannot be separated from our future.”


See how that works?

No past, no history, no context, just a huge group of people that are somehow “inherently inferior”, and coincidentally not historically f*cked over for hundreds of years. It’s about blaming the victims of racism for suffering from the results of racism.

That’s why they teach whitewashed history.

princelesscomic
princelesscomic:

scribblingninja:

princelesscomic:

sosweetmsv:

princelesscomic:

thatcanadiangamer374:

princelesscomic:

fuckyeahallhallowseve:

ITS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN. ALREADY THE HALLOWEEN TAG IS FILLING UP WITH BORING AND INSULTING SLUT SHAMING STUFF. CELEBRATE ANY WAY YOU WANT TO.

I can get behind this.
Is it still okay to shame costume companies for making terrible costumes “sexy” and otherwise though?

I’d say definitely if it’s a children’s costume.

Deal. And can we also extend this to companies that don’t make a version of costumes that look like the real thing and just a “sexy” one?

Yes!

Because you know can also be sexy?  Women in clothes.  Just saying. Especially if it’s a costume.

The problem isn’t that sexy costumes exist. The problem is that, often, there are only sexy costumes.
Also many racist, ableist and otherwise gross costumes exist.

This!
Also, don’t be racist on Halloween.  Halloween is only for terribly misrepresenting pagans and witches, not people of other races.

princelesscomic:

scribblingninja:

princelesscomic:

sosweetmsv:

princelesscomic:

thatcanadiangamer374:

princelesscomic:

fuckyeahallhallowseve:

ITS THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN. ALREADY THE HALLOWEEN TAG IS FILLING UP WITH BORING AND INSULTING SLUT SHAMING STUFF. CELEBRATE ANY WAY YOU WANT TO.

I can get behind this.

Is it still okay to shame costume companies for making terrible costumes “sexy” and otherwise though?

I’d say definitely if it’s a children’s costume.

Deal. And can we also extend this to companies that don’t make a version of costumes that look like the real thing and just a “sexy” one?

Yes!

Because you know can also be sexy?  Women in clothes.  Just saying. Especially if it’s a costume.

The problem isn’t that sexy costumes exist. The problem is that, often, there are only sexy costumes.

Also many racist, ableist and otherwise gross costumes exist.

This!

Also, don’t be racist on Halloween.  Halloween is only for terribly misrepresenting pagans and witches, not people of other races.