So, I’ve decided to return to tumblr after a long hiatus because I finally found the actual tone I want with my blog. i’ll leave up all the things I’ve already put up.
Will be posting things real soon.
to be both prettiest and black was impossible
African American journalist Jill Nelson
Do you know how relevant this still is? Do you know how much my heart bleeds over this?
People believe that little white kids in the suburbs have the right to live. They have the right to be happy. They have the right to peace. When it comes to black babies in urban neighborhoods, people don’t believe these children deserve to have similar rights. When people say things like ‘I can’t believe this would happen here,’ they are effectively saying that there are some neighborhoods where these tragic outcomes are far more acceptable. I reject this notion entirely, and it is reflective of both white supremacy and classism.
—The World Cries for Newtown’s Children, but Few of Us Think About Dead Brown Babies, Dr. Boyce Watkins (via eastafrodite)