Source: Truths You Won’t Believe
Debunking more lies and racist misinformation about black men. Stop the ignorance and start to question why these myths exist in the first place, if not to demonize black men and promote the image of us as inherently criminal and violent and incapable of being educated.
This coupled with the recent realization that black women are the most educated group…
It seems like there is this always present “when is the ‘black community’ going to pull themselves up from the bootstraps” question that floats around everywhere I go. Yet on micro and macro levels black excellence and success is only growing exponentially with each year - despite racism, institutional barriers, lack of privilege, colorblind ideologies and rampant gentrification.
Now imagine the gains we’d be able to make if people were willing to have these conversations and actually think critically about our society and culture
Temps are supposed to drop tonight so someone in Ottawa, Ontario is placing these around the city
it’s stuff like this that almost brings a tear to my eye because people can be so sweet and if that’s a handmade scarf someone made for the soul purpose of decorating statues to give to people then just rip my heart out i’m done
If you have suffered a tragedy and someone says, “you’re in my prayers” with sincerity, and you respond with some egotistical shit about being atheist you are an emotionally inept moron.
For real though, like think about it. If someone is religious, there’s really no kinder sentiment they can express than appealing to the highest power they know for your recovery. Whether or not you think it “works” is irrelevant— the kindness is absolutely real.
Supernatural, a TV show about a duo of demon-fighting brothers, doesn’t have the most viewers. But it’s lasted nine seasons so far — partly because of its passionate fans, who take their love to Twitter, Tumblr and fan fiction websites. That raises a question: What matters more, ratings or fans’ enthusiasm?
by Neda Ulaby Photo: Cate Cameron/The CW
Yes, yes, that’s all well and good. But let’s cut to the REAL STORY:
Supernatural fan fiction has been penned by no less of a literary personage than S.E. Hinton, who’s much better known for authoring classic young adult novels, including The Outsiders and That Was Then, This Is Now. She enjoys fan fiction’s anonymity, so she refused to offer any clues about how to find hers.
"If you come across one that’s just really good, that’s mine,” she told NPR.
S. E. Hinton writes Supernatural fan fiction. Day. Is. Made.
ALL OF THIS IS IMPORTANT