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Jul 21, 2014 / 2,089 notes

glissadeassemble:

SHOUTOUT TO THE BALLET DANCERS WHO AREN’T SUPER SKINNY

SHOUTOUT TO THE BALLET DANCERS WHO AREN’T WHITE

SHOUTOUT TO THE BALLET DANCERS WHO HAVEN’T BEEN DANCING SINCE THEY WERE FOUR

SHOUTOUT TO THE BALLET DANCERS WHO STRUGGLE WITH BODY IMAGE

SHOUTOUT TO THE BALLET DANCERS WHO DEIFY THE NORM, WORK HARD, AND LOVE TO DANCE

BECAUSE YOU DESERVE TO DANCE JUST AS MUCH AS ANYONE ELSE

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Jul 21, 2014 / 413 notes
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adayofballet:

Svetlana Zakharova and Andrey Merkuriev in Adagio
Jul 21, 2014 / 1,395 notes

adayofballet:

Svetlana Zakharova and Andrey Merkuriev in Adagio

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Jul 21, 2014 / 3,242 notes
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abracaawesome:

mxtori:

thepeoplesrecord:

socialismartnature:


South Carolina Mother Jailed Because She Let Her 9-Year-Old Daughter Play in the Park Unsupervised
Here are the facts: Debra Harrell works at McDonald’s in North Augusta, South Carolina. For most of the summer, her daughter had stayed there with her, playing on a laptop that Harrell had scrounged up the money to purchase. (McDonald’s has free WiFi.) Sadly, the Harrell home was robbed and the laptop stolen, so the girl asked her mother if she could be dropped off at the park to play instead.
Harrell said yes. She gave her daughter a cell phone. The girl went to the park—a place so popular that at any given time there are about 40 kids frolicking—two days in a row. There were swings, a “splash pad,” and shade. On her third day at the park, an adult asked the girl where her mother was. At work, the daughter replied.
The shocked adult called the cops. Authorities declared the girl “abandoned” and proceeded to arrest the mother.
Direct source: http://www.wjbf.com/story/25915218/north-augusta-mother-charged-with-unlawful-conduct-towards-a-child

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The war on working class Black women in the U.S. continues apace. This time, a mother of a 9-year old child is arrested and jailed for the “crime” of dropping her daughter off at the park to play with other children while she had to go to work at a minimum wage job at McDonald’s (which fittingly happens to be located inside a WalMart).  Now the woman’s poor child is in the hands of the South Carolina state authorities [a state which STILL proudly flies the Confederate Flag at its Capitol building]. The irony is that the justification employed by state officials is that the mother put the child at risk by leaving her in the park where some random strangers might have just come along and kidnapped her child. As it turns out, that is exactly what happened, but the kidnappers were the police! They came along and snatched this woman’s child and now she risks losing her daughter forever!

No justice, no peace

Do you know how many times my ass stayed at the park or library after school till my mom got off work? This is bullshit pure and simple.
Edit: AND I AIN’T EVEN GET A CELLPHONE!

tbh there are few things more looked down upon than being poor in america. no matter what you do, you’re going to be antagonized in some way
Jul 21, 2014 / 10,789 notes

abracaawesome:

mxtori:

thepeoplesrecord:

socialismartnature:

South Carolina Mother Jailed Because She Let Her 9-Year-Old Daughter Play in the Park Unsupervised

Here are the facts: Debra Harrell works at McDonald’s in North Augusta, South Carolina. For most of the summer, her daughter had stayed there with her, playing on a laptop that Harrell had scrounged up the money to purchase. (McDonald’s has free WiFi.) Sadly, the Harrell home was robbed and the laptop stolen, so the girl asked her mother if she could be dropped off at the park to play instead.

Harrell said yes. She gave her daughter a cell phone. The girl went to the park—a place so popular that at any given time there are about 40 kids frolicking—two days in a row. There were swings, a “splash pad,” and shade. On her third day at the park, an adult asked the girl where her mother was. At work, the daughter replied.

The shocked adult called the cops. Authorities declared the girl “abandoned” and proceeded to arrest the mother.

Direct source: http://www.wjbf.com/story/25915218/north-augusta-mother-charged-with-unlawful-conduct-towards-a-child

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The war on working class Black women in the U.S. continues apace. This time, a mother of a 9-year old child is arrested and jailed for the “crime” of dropping her daughter off at the park to play with other children while she had to go to work at a minimum wage job at McDonald’s (which fittingly happens to be located inside a WalMart).

Now the woman’s poor child is in the hands of the South Carolina state authorities [a state which STILL proudly flies the Confederate Flag at its Capitol building].

The irony is that the justification employed by state officials is that the mother put the child at risk by leaving her in the park where some random strangers might have just come along and kidnapped her child. As it turns out, that is exactly what happened, but the kidnappers were the police! They came along and snatched this woman’s child and now she risks losing her daughter forever!

No justice, no peace

Do you know how many times my ass stayed at the park or library after school till my mom got off work? This is bullshit pure and simple.

Edit: AND I AIN’T EVEN GET A CELLPHONE!

tbh there are few things more looked down upon than being poor in america. no matter what you do, you’re going to be antagonized in some way

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homosensationalism:

amazoniakat:

NO.
NO.
NO.
Do you know why this word exists?
Drapetomania is the fictitious disease  that the Southern slave doctor Samuel A. Cartwright created to categorize the tendency for slaves to run away as a mental illness to be cured.  Because white people wholeheartedly believed that enslaving us was a service to us ( saving us from our brutish, lascivious, and lazy ways)  and any right minded individual could see that..The prescribed punishment treatment for drapetomania was torture and hard labor.
Do not put this on your artsy blogs.
Do not erase the deplorable history behind it.
This is a truly heinous word. Whoever originally posted this was an ignorant fuck. And this definition is a crock of shit.
An overwhelming urge to run away. 
Go fuck yourself.

Rule of thumb: Never trust any word that contains “mania”, there is usually historical oppression and destruction behind them.
Jul 21, 2014 / 32,971 notes

homosensationalism:

amazoniakat:

NO.

NO.

NO.

Do you know why this word exists?

Drapetomania is the fictitious disease  that the Southern slave doctor Samuel A. Cartwright created to categorize the tendency for slaves to run away as a mental illness to be cured.  Because white people wholeheartedly believed that enslaving us was a service to us ( saving us from our brutish, lascivious, and lazy ways)  and any right minded individual could see that..The prescribed punishment treatment for drapetomania was torture and hard labor.

Do not put this on your artsy blogs.

Do not erase the deplorable history behind it.

This is a truly heinous word. Whoever originally posted this was an ignorant fuck. And this definition is a crock of shit.

An overwhelming urge to run away. 

Go fuck yourself.

Rule of thumb: Never trust any word that contains “mania”, there is usually historical oppression and destruction behind them.

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Jul 21, 2014 / 368,901 notes

noelfieldingnoelfielding:

tupacabra:

liluminati:

toucans freak me out cus thats like THERI WHOEL MOUTH

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without it its just

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NYELLO

there will come a day when i will stop reblogging this, but today is not the day.

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Jul 21, 2014 / 1,234 notes

wickedclothes:

Hogwarts Hufflepuff Corset

Crafted out of fine yellow and black silk and accented with the Hogwarts house crest. Be certain to stun your date to the next Yule Ball with this lovely corset. Sold on Etsy.

unwinona:

McGonagall holding a Sorting Hat that has been duct-taped across the mouth and doing her own impression of the hat’s voice from behind her hand in the Great Hall.
James Potter HUFFLEPUFF
Remus Potter RAVENCLAW
Sirius Potter NOW THE GROUNDSKEEPER 
No classes together ever goodbye

are you kidding, she would probably be even more of a mother hen to them. all while pretending not to of course.
Jul 21, 2014 / 22,003 notes

unwinona:

McGonagall holding a Sorting Hat that has been duct-taped across the mouth and doing her own impression of the hat’s voice from behind her hand in the Great Hall.

James Potter HUFFLEPUFF

Remus Potter RAVENCLAW

Sirius Potter NOW THE GROUNDSKEEPER 

No classes together ever goodbye

are you kidding, she would probably be even more of a mother hen to them. all while pretending not to of course.

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Jul 21, 2014 / 23,745 notes

thehpalliance:

"… and to you, if you have stuck with Harry until the very end."

Here’s to book seven. Here’s to the years of anticipation before it and the years of discussion in its wake. Here’s to the boy who lived and how he changed everything.

And here’s to you, if you know that “the very end” isn’t happening anytime soon.

We are book eight.

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Jul 21, 2014 / 2,752 notes

jane austen picspam

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Jul 21, 2014 / 877,662 notes

imivi:

jointeamfreewill:

gipsy-bones:

unicornpancakes:

ask-the-multishipper:

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oh god what did i do

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IT SUMMONS MAIL EVERYONE TRY IT

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HOLY FUCKING COW.

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OKAY IT’S TRUE

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Jul 21, 2014 / 294 notes

'The worst is over. I have seen him. We have been once more in the same room.'

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