thisaintasurfinmovie asked: oyyy, I had acl surgery on June 21st and my physical therapist just told me that I don't have to wear my brace anymore :) it really does get a lot easier, you just have to work hard at pt! right now i'm up and walking normally (for the most part, it does feel a tad awkward) and I'm pretty sure my doc is going to clear my to drive this week at my 6 week post op visit.
According to a study cited by ABC’s 20/20, black...
blackraincloud: afrofuturistaffair: According to a study cited by ABC’s 20/20, black people are eight times more likely than white people to perform acts of heroism 14kgoldnyc: This is heartbreaking for so many reasons. [n.b.: following the survey, I’m considering Black and White folks only. I’m also not going into the role gender plays, because societal expectations of women in relation to...
racebent Harry Potter
tobiasfunkes: Part 1 THE TRIO harry potter hermione granger ron weasley (click the read more for the rest) Read More So much talent. The movies would have been amazing with this cast!
thisiswhiteprivilege: White privilege is “greatest —-” lists. “Greatest movies” - mostly movies about white people. “Greatest actors/actresses” - mostly white people. “Greatest musicians” - mostly white people. “Greatest authors” - mostly white people. “Greatest books” - mostly about white people. “Greatest inventions” - mostly white people (and mostly wrongly credited too). White...
ACL Recovery Week 1 →
One thing I realized when I was looking up ACL recovery stories (normal people do that. Right?) was that no one talked about the first week. Possibly because you’re sky high and in so much pain that you block it out, but it’s a very important part of the recovery process AND deciding if/when you want to have ACL reconstruction surgery. To keep it as true to life as possible, I wrote...
Before I went natural... →
This post was inspired by the baby hair slide showposted on BGLH. And I decided that it was time to come clean: before I went natural, I didn’t even know what “baby hair” was. I’d never heard of it. I still don’t really understand what it is or why people feel the need to gel it in pretty patterns. I chock that up to the fact I grew up in an immigrant household. read...
Camouflage and mutation are 2 important themes in my work, but the idea I’m most...– Wangechi Mutu | The Catatonic Bliss of Violent Incidences I’ve been reading this quote over and over, and it just gets better each time. Love this (and Mutu) so hard. (via crankyskirt)
‘The Lone White Gunman’ is a half-truth. They are never lone, but they are...– Son of Baldwin (via sonofbaldwin) This is the realest shit ever. As much as it’s portrayed everywhere that POC are armed and dangerous, I will go on to say that I’ve never been worried about a POC being armed. In all my years of living (which isn’t very long), I never knew a single POC with a gun,...