Anonymous asked:

Bruh I follow several far right blogs and they pretty much imply that Brown deserved to die because he was a thug. Aint no strawman here

The strawman is that it’s apparently “acceptable.”

No one said that you couldn’t say it. No one said that there aren’t racist shits out there. But do people accept these stupid opinions? No, only very few. Most of them, like you or me, are wondering why the fuck anyone would think that.

misandry-mermaid

mdthwomp:

Unfriendly reminder that in America it’s reasonable to say an unarmed black kid deserved to be shot six times because he might have robbed a convenience store, but a white kid shouldn’t be kicked off the high school football team just because he violently raped a girl.

Yeah, because the vast majority people TOTALLY think it’s okay to violently rape a girl and think it’s fucked up that anyone would even try and defend the rapist, and the vast majority people TOTALLY aren’t appalled at all the shit going on in Ferguson, and that Michael Brown was killed for such a stupid reason.

Can you straw man, generalize, and cherry-pick any harder? C’mon, impress me.

whitepeoplemakemesick

ursulatheseabitchh:

The last three Disney films that starred POC were the Emperor’s New Groove in 2000, Brother Bear in 2003 and Princess and the Frog in 2009.

What did they have in common?

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Exactly.

Exactly, what? No other field would allow you to just present innocuous things and pretending that you’ve made your point without saying what that point is and what your argument to back it up is.

Also, way to cherry pick. Lilo and Stitch (in 2002), Atlantis (in 2001) are within the given time range and had prominent POC characters. And that’s not counting all of the other Disney films with POC characters and no animal transformations.

But wait, facts and logic are oppressive, I shouldn’t be bringing those up, should I?

uniwolfwerecorn

Anonymous asked:

'White people can't experience racism' isn't US centric. It is world centric. The whole world suffers from white supremacy and indeed, poc cannot be racist. Prejudiced, but not racist. Racism comes from white supremacy, which got it's start all over the world before settling down in the US. As in most places.

uniwolfwerecorn answered:

Nice try, anon.

First of all, the term PoC has its origins in anglo-american usage, but it’s not an internationally acknowledged one. Mostly because international organisations and global institutions simply know better than to divide everything literally into black and white - and because the artificial dichotomy between white and non-white doesn’t do justice to the complexity of racism in large parts of the world. So unless you want the whole world to adopt a term that makes even Hitler’s raciology look like a sophisticated attempt at acknowledging diversity, please stop using it in a global context.

PoC cannot be racist. Prejudiced, but not racist.

That’s a very convenient excuse, wouldn’t you say? 

Unfortunately it’s nonsense. Racism is universal, it doesn’t depend on color of skin. That’s just the most obvious and, in the USA, the most prevalent form.

But, hey, according to your logic, the Holocaust wasn’t motivated by racism, because guess what, Jews were, to the majority, white. They were considered a different race, which had nothing to do with their color of skin and everything to do with their ethnicity and religion. So, good to know that my ancestors weren’t really racist when they burned down synagogues and sent people to Auschwitz.

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Clearly racism only happens to PoC.

The invasion of European countries by Germany during WWII also had nothing to do with racism, yay! Russia, which lost roughtly 27 millions of people during the war, will be relieved to hear that all of that had nothing to do with Adolf Hitler’s conviction that the people belonging to the  “Slavic race”, despite being what is largely considered white, were inferior to “Aryans”.

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Really, I’m so glad we could clear this up. History, re-written because the USA presented the world with a new definition of racism. Congrats! As a German, I’m fully on board. We were just prejudiced. Maybe the tiniest bit nationalist, but it’s not like that was in any way related to racism. Except, maybe, in Africa, because clearly that was racism, yes?

I’m also glad to hear that the conflict between Palestinians and Israelis isn’t motivated by racism in the least - or is it? Depends, I assume, on whether you define one of these groups as white and the other as non-white. Are the Israelis white? So does that make them the oppressing group, according to your logic? Or are the Palestinians? Funny how it’s that easy to tell the racist guys from the non-racist ones by looking at whose skin is a tad lighter, huh? 

Peace and Friendship between Israel and Palestine

How about a bit more of backward logic while we’re at it?

"My ideology says that there is no such thing as racism against white people.  Ergo, everyone who experiences racism cannot be white."

The Turkish must also be white then because they were racist toward Armenians (to the point of genocide, just saying.).

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But if Turkish people are now white, then they cannot possibly victims of racism themselves, right? As someone living in Germany, with a large Turkish minority, I’m so glad to hear that. Nothing to see here, folks, just a bit of prejudice, obviously.

Oh, and clearly the Hutu in Ruanda were white too when they slaughtered up to a million of Tutsi in the culmination of a racist conflict that had been brewing for decades.

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But I’m sure you want to blame colonialism fort that? I mean, clearly it’s not as if these people had any agency when they started slaughtering their neighbours, right?

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Srebrenica ring any bells to you? Former Jugoslawia? It’s really hard to tell someone’s color of skin based on their skeleton, but according to your logic, based on the fact that this skeleton belongs to the victim of an internationally acknowledged genocide, they have to have been a PoC.

Really, I’m having fun with your theory, because it leads to such really enlightening statements like that the Irish are PoC, or that Eastern European people are PoC, and sometimes Italian or Spansih people too, depending on who you ask. So much fun to be had with white and PoC, like you wouldn’t believe.

Nobel Prize For Irish People For Saving The EU

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All PoC now?

Funny how someone is labeled as white when you want to point out that they have privilege, and as PoC when you want to explain that they are victims of oppression and racism. Like, people from South America which  was colonialized by white Europeans, who are now considered Latino/Hispanic and therefore PoC within the USA?

Like, this guy:

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Is he white? He’s a Spanish football player. The Spanish are usually considered white, right? But as soon as you find out he’s been born in Argentina, that makes him a PoC, yes? That’s Lionel Messi for you, an enigma.

This guy with the slightly doubtful expression:

He’s white, right? Unfortunately, he’s a German late repatriat born in Poland, and let me assure you, there’s plenty of prejudice and systematic racial discrimination happening against people like him in Germany. Miroslav Klose. I think he’s looking that way because he just found out he’s now considered a PoC, something that probably never occurred to him before.

But, again, how convenient for every single PoC living in northern America and Europe. What a great opportunity to claim solidarity with every other marginalized group on this world and blame it all on white supremacy.

Like, this woman, much oppressed, so sad:

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Just like these people: 

Jesiden aus der Stadt Sindschar im Irak machen sich auf den Weg zur syrischen Grenze.

Or these:

Der Vertreter der FAO in Sudan, forderte Abdi Jama Adan der sudanesischen Regierung und der internationalen Gemeinschaft zusammenarbeiten, um weitere Folgen in diesem afrikanischen Land (Foto Archiv) zu verhindern

There’s no difference, really.

Guess what? That’s a really fucked-up way to deny the agency and responsibility of PoC in our western society. Because PoC make up half of the USA, but as long as you call it white supremacy and break it all down to a white/non-white dichotomy, the fact that all these PoC are directly benefittting from and contributing to western supremacy can be ignored.

Last time I looked, US American PoC were very much a part of their nation. Unless you want to claim they are not. Unless you want to claim that they are not actually a part of the country they are living in, were born and raised in. Unless you want to claim that they are not actually demanding a long overdue fair share of their country’s wealth and power - only that both wealth and power are a result of yes, supremacy, and they are actually an active part the oppressing group. Global exploitation. Capitalism. Western supremacy, if anything.

But, hey, I’m sure the people in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, countries severely affected by US military intervention, will be able to tell that all US American PoC are just poor oppressed, powerless creatures - especially Barack Obama, who is really nothing but a brainwashed tortured soul weighed down by racism, it’s not like he’s in a position of power or something. I’m also sure the Chinese will be very grateful that they’re labeled as PoC, meaning that the way they’re oppressing their own ethnical minorities is just prejudiced. I’m also sure Vladimir Putin has white privilege whenever he’s meeting the president of the United States. Unless, of course, you want to call Putin a PoC too.

Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama were all smiles

So glad we had this talk, anon. Now kindly fuck off.

ccushty

ccushty:

punkgender:

one of the worst things about becoming educated on social issues is when people are like ‘you used to have a sense of humor’

no i used to have internalized prejudices which i’ve worked really hard to overcome and i realize now that your jokes are shitty

Always reblog this because becoming more socially aware makes you dislike a lot of people

Ah, yes to be fifteen again. The days when your ego was bigger than the brain and everyone had to know you were smarter than them.

poppypicklesticks

poppypicklesticks:

eatingbiscuitsalone:

dear jews of tumblr,

please for the love of g-d do not make the kkk donating to the police officer who shot michael brown about us. yes, the kkk is antisemitic and says they are donating because he was a “jewish-controlled thug” but, like, can we not? this is about antiblackness, and we need to…

I can’t even make fun of this.

This kind of oppression olympics elitism amongst minorities on tumblr is just depressing. 

Anonymous asked:

So, fun fact, your blog has made me reconsider calling myself a feminist. I'm all for equal rights, but... Damn, I didn't realize what ignorant assholes people can be.

I personally dislike the feminist label, though the old ideals behind it are good.

I just can’t stand what it currently stands for, and the kinds of things that they try and say and convince others of. It’s just easier to say, “I support equal rights for everyone,” since it encompasses gender, race, sexuality, and whatever else without any kind of stigma behind the name.

smushfacedcat

incorrectusage:

I know explosives-b made this point before and probably much more elegantly than I but I’m gonna go ahead and make it again anyways.

It is very, very interesting how much validation the fake-LGBT people need. Like, even one dissenting voice is enough to whip them and their…

tinytrees

tinytrees:

cis people: *tells trans people to die in a fire*
cis people: *tells trans people they deserve to be beaten*
cis people: *tells trans people to kill themselves*
cis people: omg guys :( why do you gotta hate on us poor cis

Sometimes I hope to find something original among the Tumblrites, but then it always ends up being the same, tired, bigoted bullshit.

No one is saying cis people are oppressed. No one is saying cis people have it bad for being cis.

They’re saying that if you hate someone for being born with traits they can’t control, y’know, the shit that bigots do to black, gay, trans, etc. people, that you’re a shitty person. There is no arguing this.

Oh, and the typical “PEOPLE IN A GROUP DID A THING THEREFORE EVERYONE IN THIS GROUP IS THE SAME” dribble is pretty standard at this point.

inb4 “HNG STUPID CIS WHITE MALE SHUT UP”