Never Stop Dreaming

theycallmemiketaylor:

irontemple:

thecutestofthecute:

This is probably the cutest thing I’ve ever laid eyes upon. Ohh my god.

hahah

Life goals

lil-reina:

lil-reina:

:)

top two are by ester hernández

next two are by isis rodriguez

then the bottom left is by guadalupe rodriguez and the bottom right is by yolanda lopez

different interpretations of la virgen are my favorite bc they make the image which has brought so much hope and faith and love to our ppl relatable..like u can see la virgen everywhere u know?

don’t sleep on la virgen!

morningstar401:

Tharu girls laughing (Nepal)

morningstar401:

Tharu girls laughing (Nepal)

micdotcom:

Striking portraits redefine the stereotypes about Iranian fathers and daughters

Photographer Nafise Motlaq recently set out on a mission to prove that not all Iranian fathers are the same. 

Currently living in Malaysia, Motlaq grew tired of how her native Iran is frequently characterized. “After living far from my homeland for several years, I found that people generally have stereotyped opinions about Iran and Iranians due to what mainstream media feed them,” she told Mic. 

Following her own father’s bout with a serious illness and a visit home after several years abroad, she was inspired to shoot the “Fathers and Daughters” series.

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damncommunists:

ocelhira:

i dont get offended at white people jokes even though im white because: 

  1. i can recognize white people as a whole have systemically oppressed POC in america, which is where i live 
  2. most people when they make white people jokes only mean the shitty white people and i am not a shitty white person 
  3. im not a pissbaby

my white friends that have reblogged this give me life

homoeroticjahlani:

Can ppl stop making fun of dark skinned ppls skin not showing up in pictures? Its not funny that you can barely see a dark skinned person in a photo. Its because of white supremacist colorist cameras that were created with a white norm in mind. Its simple shit like this we can do in every day life to eradicate colorism in our communities.

Heres some articles on the subject:

Teaching The Camera To See My Skin

Light and Dark: The Racial Biases That Remain In Photography

yrneko:

Artist: http://www.pixiv.net/member.php?id=1510073
Translated something from JP :D

yrneko:

Artist: http://www.pixiv.net/member.php?id=1510073
Translated something from JP :D

gohomeluhan:

As I’m walking through Target with my little sister, the kid somehow manages to convince me to take a trip down the doll aisle. I know the type - brands that preach diversity through displays of nine different variations of white and maybe a black girl if you’re lucky enough. What I instead found as soon as I turned into the aisle were these two boxes.

The girl on the left is Shola, an Afghani girl from Kabul with war-torn eyes. Her biography on the inside flap tells us that “her country has been at war since before she was born”, and all she has left of her family is her older sister. They’re part of a circus, the one source of light in their lives, and they read the Qur’an. She wears a hijab.

The girl on the right is Nahji, a ten-year-old Indian girl from Assam, where “young girls are forced to work and get married at a very early age”. Nahji is smart, admirable, extremely studious. She teaches her fellow girls to believe in themselves. In the left side of her nose, as tradition mandates, she has a piercing. On her right hand is a henna tattoo.

As a Pakistani girl growing up in post-9/11 America, this is so important to me. The closest thing we had to these back in my day were “customizable” American Girl dolls, who were very strictly white or black. My eyes are green, my hair was black, and my skin is brown, and I couldn’t find my reflection in any of those girls. Yet I settled, just like I settled for the terrorist jokes boys would throw at me, like I settled for the butchered pronunciations of names of mine and my friends’ countries. I settled for a white doll, who at least had my eyes if nothing else, and I named her Rabeea and loved her. But I still couldn’t completely connect to her.

My little sister, who had been the one to push me down the aisle in the first place, stopped to stare with me at the girls. And then the words, “Maybe they can be my American Girls,” slipped out of her mouth. This young girl, barely represented in today’s society, finally found a doll that looks like her, that wears the weird headscarf that her grandma does and still manages to look beautiful.

I turned the dolls’ boxes around and snapped a picture of the back of Nahji’s. There are more that I didn’t see in the store; a Belarusian, an Ethiopian, a Brazilian, a Laotian, a Native American, a Mexican. And more.

These are Hearts 4 Hearts dolls, and while they haven’t yet reached all parts of the world (I think they have yet to come out with an East Asian girl), they need all the support they can get so we can have a beautiful doll for every beautiful young girl, so we can give them what our generation never had.

Please don’t let this die. If you know a young girl, get her one. I know I’m buying Shola and Nahji for my little sister’s next birthday, because she needs a doll with beautiful brown skin like hers, a doll who wears a hijab like our older sister, a doll who wears real henna, not the blue shit white girls get at the beach.

The Hearts 4 Hearts girls are so important. Don’t overlook them. Don’t underestimate them. These can be the future if we let them.

You can read more about the dolls here: http://www.playmatestoys.com/brands/hearts-for-hearts-girls

fancygenitals:

sp0rty:

sageruto:

sheldon just suggested that some people may be born without the disposition for sexual attraction and a laugh tracked played ????????????????????????????? stop this

make big bang theory illegal right now effective immediately

It isn’t laugh track. Big Bang Theory is filmed in front of a live studio audience. The laughs are real fucking people

that is worse

p-eachful:

plot twist: for Halloween a black cat dresses up as a white girl