Don’t ever think that your brown skin is anything less than perfect, amazing, wonderful, benevolent, a blessing, marvelous, outstanding, heavenly, and majestic. Seriously.
Inori - 17, Canadian+Indian, female, writer, artist, feminist, aspiring journalist, fan of stuff.
once a girl in my biology class asked if the sun had bones
Once a girl in my spanish class asked if fish was a dairy product
once a girl in my biology class exclaimed, “i didn’t know you breathed when you were sleeping!”
Once a guy in my health class argued with the teacher for an entire period that peanut butter was a meat
Once a girl in my maths class thought it didn’t rain at night.
Once a girl my biology class thought (strawberry flavored) pink milk came from pink cows.
Once my friend asked me whether fruits are vegetarian or non-vegetarian
The fact that white people equate a Starbucks joke to being enslaved, being racially profiled, being stripped of basic human rights, being denied jobs, being treated as less than human, being seen as suspect by default, and being hated from the moment of birth just proves how far they are from seeing our side..
They have hurt feelings while we have dead children."