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jessbennett:

The Agony of the Text Message Bubble
Also known as the “typing awareness indicator,” aka “I am watching you type,” aka ”OMG WHATS SHE GONNA SAY AND WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG AND — OH SHIT — THE BUBBLE JUST WENT AWAY, NOW WHAT?!” My piece in Sunday’s NYT.

jessbennett:

The Agony of the Text Message Bubble

Also known as the “typing awareness indicator,” aka “I am watching you type,” aka ”OMG WHATS SHE GONNA SAY AND WHY IS IT TAKING SO LONG AND — OH SHIT — THE BUBBLE JUST WENT AWAY, NOW WHAT?!” My piece in Sunday’s NYT.

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RIP beloved Koffey… January 14, 2000-October 5, 2013

RIP beloved Koffey… January 14, 2000-October 5, 2013

(Source: kimdavis)

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kimdavis:

In which a friend thinks her intro to this post is OK. It’s not, in case you were wondering. #race #racism

#race #racism #microaggression

kimdavis:

In which a friend thinks her intro to this post is OK. It’s not, in case you were wondering. #race #racism

#race #racism #microaggression

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Was Saratoga Springs man killed while lunging at officers or while running away?

Shot in the back so how was he lunging at officers?

(Source: jessehimself)

jessehimself:

A 20-year-old girl from South Africa known as Sarah “Saartjie” Baartman was recruited to work in a Paris zoo because of a genetic characteristic known as steatopygia – protuberant buttocks and elongated labia. Whites went to the zoo to look at her buttocks and at other naked Black women with the same shape.

Gawking with desire: since forever and today.

And when she died, her native country had to fight for her remains, which had been preserved…

jessehimself:

A 20-year-old girl from South Africa known as Sarah “Saartjie” Baartman was recruited to work in a Paris zoo because of a genetic characteristic known as steatopygia – protuberant buttocks and elongated labia. Whites went to the zoo to look at her buttocks and at other naked Black women with the same shape.

Gawking with desire: since forever and today.

And when she died, her native country had to fight for her remains, which had been preserved…

jessehimself:

Black Africans are shown participating in archery in 1904 in St. Louis at an event whites organized called the “Savage Olympics Exhibition.”

jessehimself:

Black Africans are shown participating in archery in 1904 in St. Louis at an event whites organized called the “Savage Olympics Exhibition.”

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In which a friend thinks her intro to this post is OK. It’s not, in case you were wondering. #race #racism

In which a friend thinks her intro to this post is OK. It’s not, in case you were wondering. #race #racism

"The enemy comes after your identity because he’s trying to destroy your destiny." -Travis Gay #theawakeningathens

"The enemy comes after your identity because he’s trying to destroy your destiny." -Travis Gay #theawakeningathens

"Two Societies", Eyes on the Prize

"Two Societies", Eyes on the Prize