“You will fall in love with me. Then, just months later, you will fall out. I will pretend the entire time that I don’t know it’s coming.”—Miles Walser, excerpt from “A Sonnet of Invented Memories” (via lavandula)
The fact that white people equate a Starbucks joke to being enslaved, being racially profiled, being stripped of basic human rights, being denied jobs, being treated as less than human, being seen as suspect by default, and being hated from the moment of birth just proves how far they are from seeing our side..
They have hurt feelings while we have dead children.
”—White people can’t experience racism (via black—lamb)