"Do you ever wish you had a second chance to meet someone for the first time?"(via seyttan)
"White Americans always think racism is a feeling, and they reject it or they embrace it. To most [white] Americans, it seems more honorable and nicer to reject it, so they do, but they almost invariably fail to understand that how they feel means very little to black Americans, who understand racism as a way of structuring American culture, American politics, and the American economy."
Jane Smiley, Say it Ain’t So, Huck: Second thoughts on Mark Twain’s “Masterpiece” (Harper’s Magazine, 1996)
This is perfect.
"Let them/him/her tell it…"A phrase uttered during a conversation between one or more people usually meant to refute or disagree with a remark, statement, or story told by one person to the one uttering the proverb. (via blackproverbs)