stranger and stranger

I can’t stop listening to this why

from-root-to-root:

Svetlana Zakharova during curtain call after a performance of Swan Lake

- Feb 3rd 2013

Here are white men poised to run big marijuana businesses, dreaming of cashing in big—big money, big businesses selling weed—after 40 years of impoverished black kids getting prison time for selling weed, and their families and futures destroyed. Now, white men are planning to get rich doing precisely the same thing? …

After waging a brutal war on poor communities of color, a drug war that has decimated families, spread despair and hopelessness through entire communities, and a war that has fanned the flames of the very violence it was supposedly intended to address and control; after pouring billions of dollars into prisons and allowing schools to fail; we’re gonna simply say, we’re done now? I think we have to be willing, as we’re talking about legalization, to also start talking about reparations for the war on drugs, how to repair the harm caused. …

At the end of apartheid in South Africa there was an understanding that there could be no healing, no progress, no reconciliation without truth. You can’t just destroy a people and then say ‘It’s over, we’re stopping now.’ You have to be willing to deal with the truth, deal with the history openly and honestly.

Michelle Alexander, associate professor of law at Ohio State University and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness quoted from White Men Get Rich from Legal Pot, Black Men Stay in Prison. Alexander’s thesis is that the USA is addicted to caste systems, regardless of what is deemed legal or illegal. (via nezua)

"So how do you catch a fish that isn’t hungry?" "Change your tactics. Use live bait that moves and excites them to action. You gotta make him bite even though he’s not hungry." […] "Make a wrong move, he swims away?" "I’m a good fisherman, Jack.

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junkilope:

This is the best show on television. 

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when it’s too much even for your own standards

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skeptikhaleesi:

brownglucose:

nextyearsgirl:

The absence of women in history is man made.

How petty

just look at babe ruth’s face tho

so confused

so lost

i love it

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actualdoge:

thegestianpoet:

turian-chocolate:

GUESS WHAT GUYS A NEW ENTHUSIASTIC VIDEO FROM AXN KOREA

goodbye omfg

I am alive solely because of the Korean Hannibal promo videos

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