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Saw this on the bus the other day. 
Nov 15, 2013

Saw this on the bus the other day. 

zuky:

life:

Forty-five years after American troops murdered men, women and children in a village in Vietnam, LIFE.com bears witness to the horror by republishing the story of My Lai as it ran in LIFE 20 months later
(Ronald L. Haeberle — Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

The My Lai Massacre is an iconic 20th century event which reflects the USA’s attitude toward Asia and Asian people. On March 16, 1968, roughly 500 unarmed civilians in the Vietnamese village of Son My — mostly women, children, babies, and the elderly — were massacred by US troops. Many of the women were raped and some were gang-raped before being mutilated and dumped in ditches. Three US soldiers attempted to halt the massacre and were denounced in US Congress as traitors.
In my opinion, part of the contempt we see toward Asians from some US Americans (including from some other people of color who are supposedly anti-racist) is a manifestation of this political history, which also includes: (1) the invasion and colonization of the Philippines, Hawaii, Guam, Samoa; (2) the internment of Japanese Americans; (3) dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki; (4) the invasion and partition of Korea and the establishment of a permanent military base; (5) the destruction of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.
Mar 18, 2013 / 1,755 notes

zuky:

life:

Forty-five years after American troops murdered men, women and children in a village in Vietnam, LIFE.com bears witness to the horror by republishing the story of My Lai as it ran in LIFE 20 months later

(Ronald L. Haeberle — Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

The My Lai Massacre is an iconic 20th century event which reflects the USA’s attitude toward Asia and Asian people. On March 16, 1968, roughly 500 unarmed civilians in the Vietnamese village of Son My — mostly women, children, babies, and the elderly — were massacred by US troops. Many of the women were raped and some were gang-raped before being mutilated and dumped in ditches. Three US soldiers attempted to halt the massacre and were denounced in US Congress as traitors.

In my opinion, part of the contempt we see toward Asians from some US Americans (including from some other people of color who are supposedly anti-racist) is a manifestation of this political history, which also includes: (1) the invasion and colonization of the Philippines, Hawaii, Guam, Samoa; (2) the internment of Japanese Americans; (3) dropping atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki; (4) the invasion and partition of Korea and the establishment of a permanent military base; (5) the destruction of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos.

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Aug 20, 2012
TU Muthaf*cka! TU!!
thenovaleague:

The End! Lol @camillesafiya (Taken with instagram)
Jul 19, 2012 / 1 note

TU Muthaf*cka! TU!!

thenovaleague:

The End! Lol @camillesafiya (Taken with instagram)

Jul 18, 2012 / 8,119 notes

blackgirlphresh:

myedol:

Brandalism is a billboard hijacking project taking place throughout England. Over 5 days, 25 artists from 8 different countries displayed their artwork all over the country. The artworks seek to confront the ad industry and take back the visual landscape which we all have to view every day of our lives.

“Taking the piss with a point”

interestin’. more info here.

Jul 17, 2012

Hot Date!: Pt. 1 (Montreal) and Pt. 2 (Quebec City)

Jul 16, 2012 / 38 notes
Finally, an advertisement that tells the truth…”The most magical film of the year”
Jul 12, 2012 / 11,643 notes

Finally, an advertisement that tells the truth…”The most magical film of the year”

Jul 9, 2012
Jul 6, 2012 / 1 note

besties sharing a drink, an outfit, a groove, and a love of tats ;)

The contemporary American classroom, with its grades and deference to the clock, is an inheritance from the late 19th century. During that period of titanic change, machines suddenly needed to run on time. Individual workers needed to willingly perform discrete operations as opposed to whole jobs. The industrial-era classroom, as a training ground for future factory workers, was retooled to teach tasks, obedience, hierarchy and schedules…
May 30, 2012
I want one!
ajuliettetlalli:

rascapetatiando:

Chiapanecas

so beautiful.
May 8, 2012 / 178 notes

I want one!

ajuliettetlalli:

rascapetatiando:

Chiapanecas

so beautiful.

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thesaucyscribe:

Goddess Mawu and husband Liza (which is also seen as Mawu’s twin).
Mawu is the mother goddess of Dahomey, Africa (The Fon peoples). She represents the moon and Liza represents the sun. Liza is thought of by the Fon people as harsh and fierce!
Mawu and Liza are inseparable and are known as the basis of the universe. Their happy and balanced relationship also means that the universe is happy and balanced.
Apr 28, 2012 / 23 notes

thesaucyscribe:

Goddess Mawu and husband Liza (which is also seen as Mawu’s twin).

Mawu is the mother goddess of Dahomey, Africa (The Fon peoples). She represents the moon and Liza represents the sun. Liza is thought of by the Fon people as harsh and fierce!

Mawu and Liza are inseparable and are known as the basis of the universe. Their happy and balanced relationship also means that the universe is happy and balanced.

Sometimes I still can’t believe I live in all of this
djblackrabbit:

Views on Flickr.
Mar 26, 2012 / 28 notes

Sometimes I still can’t believe I live in all of this

djblackrabbit:

Views on Flickr.

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