Things that are bugging me today

All the things.

Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide.
Donald Winnicott  (via themajorreview)



Katie Vernon

i need a tattoo of one of these

There are very, very few African-American astrophysics PhDs. That’s for a reason. I was doing something people of my skin color were not supposed to do.

I was stopped and questioned seven times by University police on my way into the physics building,” he explained. “Seven times. Zero times was I stopped going into the gym — and I went to the gym a lot. That says all you need to know about how welcome I felt at Texas.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson, an anomaly in American science

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red flags


  • calling the legitimate anger of oppressed people “drama” or “hate”
  • referring to allocation of human rights as simply “politics”
  • referring to basic human empathy as “political correctness”
  • the childlike refusal to admit mistakes and throwing a literal tantrum
  • "it’s just my opinion"





why couldn’t i be born with an older brother who is my best friend and has hot friends that flirt with me and drives me places like mcdonalds when im sad and punches rude boys in the face for me.

My brother…

My brother pushed me back into a propane heater and my hair caught on fire.

(But he is one of my best friends.)


I have a need


I have a need


This gif and picture have taken over the internet.

If someone went from being employed to being unemployed, or being out of prison to being in prison, or being off welfare to being on welfare, the interviewer was more likely to see the person as black - after they experienced that sort of downward mobility - than before… there’s a tendency to sort of see race not just through physical characteristics, but through social characteristics.

nothing says hope quite like flowers growing through the cracks in concrete


From Here To There: A growing map of Manhattan made only of directions from strangers on scraps. 

The Tallest Man On Earth - King Of Spain
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well if you could reinvent my name

well if you could redirect my name

i wanna be the king of spain


small things to do that make your mind feel clearer

  • close all your internet tabs except the one you’re using
  • delete all your text messages
  • delete negative people from social networks
  • throw some things away. just throw them away
  • tidy your desk. make a blank surface
  • drink 3 glasses of water
  • open the curtains
  • wash your face and brush your teeth

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