When I say ‘I’ve never seen Dirty Dancing, any Aflred Hitchcock movie, any Star Wars film, the Die Hard series, the Terminator movies, that dancing one Kevin Beacon is famous for, Top Gun, a James Bond movie, etc,’ you should see the look on people’s faces. Black people who have immersed themselves in dominant culture kinda give me a ‘really?’ look, but white people are simply flabbergasted. They’re confused, lost, sometimes offended. But then if I ask them ‘well, have you seen Coming To America, Crooklyn, Lean On Me, Raisin In The Sun, Do The Right Thing, School Daze, Harlem Nights, Women of Brewster Place, The Color Purple, etc,’ those same white people seem taken back that they would have been expected to see those films/play.

It’s like this entitlement to have your cultural phenomena known and appreciated when you clearly refuse to even acknowledge the contributions of others.

Not only do people of color tend to be intimately familiar with the cultural tastes of white people while having our cultural contributions ignored when not being appropriated, we’re expected to…and that’s where I have a problem.



This!!!! This…is so important. I am tired of White supremacy being the standard by which what aspects of popular culture are determined to be valuable or not. And truly sick of Black culture being simultaneously hyper-consumed for appropriation, but erased through devaluation.

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Mariah Carey – Always Be My Baby (28,697 plays)

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thotfeminist just reblogged a pierce the veil song drag her

WOW like can I live please


*impulsively gets nose pierced because there was a discount*

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Be mine.


Be mine.

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Barbapapa, photographer Isabelle Chapuis 

this is fuckin brilliant

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Pierce The Veil – Stay Away From My Friends (3,045 plays)


Stay Away From My Friends | Pierce The Veil

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oh god

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I take selfies in public bathrooms while I’m shitting. honestly who wants a piece of this