Gardener Sues Tulsa for Cutting Down Her Edible... →
notesonascandal: str8nochaser: blackamazon: humanformat: KOTV reports that Denise Morrison grows an edible and medicinal garden of over 100 plant varieties in her front and back yard. Last August, she received a letter from the city reporting a complaint about her yard. She took photographs of her gardens and went to meet with city inspectors who told her “Everything, everything need...
A new study shows that young black people are considerably less likely to use...– Ed Brayton, Dispatches from the Culture Wars (via socialuprooting)
Cheap food is an illusion. There is no such thing. The real cost of the food is...– (via heyfranhey)
notesonascandal: This whole article is about how some racist bar in Raleigh, NC treated a Black man that tried to enter this establishment… How they treated a LOT of PoC, but the comments on the article are ALLLLL about how some people think or used to think that certain groups/classes of people aren’t good tippers. Those commenting folks just ain’t gonna address the bullshit...
I want to use this space to vent about something that happened recently although it was not the first time. I am talking about white people who go out of their way to tell me (a female POC) that I do not belong in their space. I can’t even begin to count on my fingers or my toes how many times this happened to me. The most recent occurrence was last week Friday when a friend and I decided to meet...
thisiswhiteprivilege: White privilege is your parents choosing your name because they like it and it runs in your family, not because it will make employers more likely to accept your application forms.
Fish don’t see water, men don’t see patriarchy, and white philosophers don’t see...– Jennifer Hochschild, Princeton University (on Charles Mills’ THE RACIAL CONTRACT)