India: Not a Prop Bag

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Re: the people who ask you to do their homework--this is literally why librarians and libraries were invented, to help you find good sources. Not that libraries/librarians are always great re: power stuff, but whenever I see these kinds of people, I want to smack them and say "go to your library, ask a librarian." Hell, IM your librarian, it's the 21st century.

yeah…

owning-my-truth:

Now this is the type of cosplay that I’m about.

owning-my-truth:

Now this is the type of cosplay that I’m about.

(Source: anieliza)

The white tourist’s burden | Al Jazeera America

So i’m going to have about the villainisation of middle eastern people in my english fsa (danish 9th grade exams), and i was wondering whether there were any good posts or articles, as i am having a hard time finding anything. Thank you for your time! :)

there’s so much good stuff out there about islamophobia in general, and the middle east in particular. I find it impossible to believe that you “are having a hard time finding anything”. Google? Looking through the blog that you have sent an ask to — also called scrolling? 

I am always amazed when people ask me such requests. Like, dude, I am not sitting by the computer 24 hrs waiting to do research for random people on the internet. what is this? 

Teachers force Muslim, lower caste students to clean toilets in India: Report

fuckyeahsouthasia:

Some Indian teachers force children from lower castes and minority religions to clean toilets and sit separately from their classmates as part of “persistent” discrimination in classrooms, a rights group said on Tuesday.

Human Rights Watch said pupils from marginalised communities often dropped…

abbreviated thoughts on white feminism

ethiopienne:

there is a lot of internal work that white feminists need to do—this is not new in the least bit, but it resurfaces often. honestly, i want to make it 1000% clear that is not the responsibility of any women of color to teach you how to be less actively condescending and demanding toward us.

Grilled Salmon: Determine If A Brahmin Bag Is Authentic

fucked up, fucked up, casteist shit… 

what happens when cultural appropriation and casteism are all kinds of working together in fucked up ways… 

As admirably altruistic as it sounds, the problem with voluntourism is its singular focus on the volunteer’s quest for experience, as opposed to the recipient community’s actual needs.

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Opinion: The white tourist’s burden: Growing Western demand for altruistic vacations is feeding the white-savior industrial complex (via aljazeeraamerica)

Let us tell you what you need, darkies.

Smile in our photos so we can go home feeling good about ourselves.

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caution-wetfloor:

Photographed by Vishakha Jindal.

caution-wetfloor:

Photographed by Vishakha Jindal.