Mary | recent college grad | twenty-something |Black, fat, neuroatypical, Ugandan American, allistic, dyadic, able bodied, questioning, cis woman | social justice and stuff
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i need ferguson to go down in history books. i need school children in the year 2074 to learn about michael brown being shot on august 9th, 2014 by officer darren wilson. i need this to spark a movement. this can not lose the focus of society a mere month after it happened.
Especially if it’s your friends of color who are calling you out on shit. The mental toil that we go through to call you out is exhausting. So don’t you dare go passing off info as if you’ve come to some brilliant realization on your own. I swear if I see a white person do this with info I’ve given them, I will scream.
Yo! Say that shit!
“In 2009, an exhaustive study published by sociologists at Princeton Uinversity found that when measured on an all-things-being-equal basis, Asian Americans were required to score at least 140 points higher than whites on standardized tests, in order to qualify for admission into top universities.”