breelifts:

socialjusticekoolaid:

Protesters from across St Louis turned up and turned out for the first St Louis County Council Meeting since Mike Brown’s Death. (Part I)

The St Louis County Council wasn’t as bad as Ferguson’s Council, but still very few answers and virtually no accountability from the folks who unleashed unholy hell on the residents of Ferguson, following Brown’s murder. #staywoke #farfromover

KEEP POSTING I NEED TO KNOW! DONT STOP POSTING ABOUT THIS. IT IS NOT OVER!

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no-lungs:

samxpoope:

"Are these treats vegan?"



Lmfao

no-lungs:

samxpoope:

"Are these treats vegan?"

Lmfao

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Anonymous said: My characters are white because they're the 'default' race for me, a mixup of everything. I see no benefits in making them a certain ethnicity just to improve diversity? And it makes sense to me that the supporting cast are also white (1)

thewritingcafe:

Since when I look around at the groups of friends around me, they more or less bunch off according to race. (Whites, asians, jocks (I know this is not a race), mainly). It just seems easier to make everyone white, why is that a bad thing? (2/2)

These will tell you why it is a problem that white people are the default and why representation is important:

The response had more self-control than I would have been able to muster.

This is a jar full of major characters

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Actually it is a jar full of chocolate covered raisins on top of a dirty TV tray. But pretend the raisins are interesting and well rounded fictional characters with significant roles in their stories.

We’re sharing these raisins at a party for…

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mashable:

Photographer Reveals the Lonely Side of Superheroes

Photographer Benoit Lapray’s photo series, “The Quest for Absolute" focuses on the loneliness of famous superheroes, set in the beautiful, yet desolate landscape of the French Alps.

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Steve Rogers + Close Ups (not necessarily of his face)

This is partly why I love him

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nprfreshair:

politicsprose:

How Long Does It Take to Read Popular Books?

Going by the average reading rate of most adults (300 words per minute), Personal Creations mocked up this infographic to put some of literature’s most popular works into perspective.

Via Electric Lit.

Not sure if this is more encouraging or daunting, but it’s definitely interesting!

itsliketheyknowus:

"Hey, girlfriend! I’m just over here at the JC Penney Portrait Studio trying to get some work done."
Contributed by Laura Recchi of The Longest Shortest Time fb group.

itsliketheyknowus:

"Hey, girlfriend! I’m just over here at the JC Penney Portrait Studio trying to get some work done."

Contributed by Laura Recchi of The Longest Shortest Time fb group.