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Alejah. California.19. CSUN

this kid gets it.

capturedcreations:

husssel:

bbyph4t:

tabithaannettemblog:

jeankd:

brokeymcpoverty:

(watch the full video here)

"What are you?"

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"What you gon’ be?"

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"What you always do?"

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"What you never do?"

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"Who you represent?"

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"Why is school important?"

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"How you treat people?"

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"What are we?"

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"Who the best?"

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full video here

Can we get more parents to instill this into their children. 

Yassss to this!

wow yes

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Yes

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captainssolo:

Se7en (1995)

I just don’t think I can continue to live in a place that embraces and nurtures apathy as if it was virtue.

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a friendly reminder

beahbeah:

marfmellow:

that calling women of color exotic is

  • fucking racist
  • dehumanizing
  • othering
  • and not a fucking compliment

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(x)

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medievalpoc:

theboredgeek:

medievalpoc:

Over 700 Jefferson County High School students are staging walkouts and protests over proposed changes to the Advanced Placement History curriculum. According to Colorado Public Radio:

Last week, a school board member proposed that advanced placement history classes be required to promote free enterprise and patriotism and be required to avoid classroom materials that encourage social strife or civil disobedience. Two high schools in Jefferson County closed Friday after dozens of teachers called in sick in protest.

According the online petition to be delivered to the School District:

Jeffco Public School Board has just proposed a change of curriculum stating that, “Materials should not encourage or condone civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law. Instructional materials should present positive aspects of the United States and its heritage.”

This means that important parts of our history such as the Civil Rights Movement, Native American genocide, and slavery will not be taught in public schools. If these important lessons are not taught, children will not learn from them, and what will stop them from happening again? This is a severe form of censorship intended to keep the youth ignorant and easy to manipulate. I’m hoping to get enough signatures to prove that this is a public issue, so, please, if this is important to you, please sign. Do not let our youth grow up in ignorance; we all deserve the truth!

You can sign the petition here.

You can read more articles at The Denver Post, CBS Denver (with video), and Colorado Public Radio.

Thanks to theseacaptainsdaughter for dropping a link in my inbox.

One of the people that is trying to get these changes made said the following.

While the narrative may be “historically true,” he argues, “progressives are going to be the heroes in this narrative.”

My response? So fucking what?!?

Actually, people should really read the article you just linked to. It’s basically a retired history teacher who’s apparently *just horrified* that kids might learn how to do research and think critically about American history.

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pomegranateandivy:

I am going to print this out, laminate it, and keep it with my gloves and spade.

(Source: theoreticalpermaculture, via breelandwalker)

living-in-gmajor:

Pulled a fast one on us 6 year-olds, Disney.

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