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"Black children, especially girls, need to be told that they are important. It isn’t something they just assume. The racial bias is simply out in the ether."

leeandlow:

In this post, the white mother of a biracial 5-year-old was surprised to hear her daughter say that black barbie was “less important.” 

Worth remembering that not all children grow up with an inherent sense of self-worth that is continually reinforced by TV, movies, books, etc. 

note-a-bear:

dynastylnoire:

orphanofearth:

"And then to treat my nation like we don’t know how to fight. We, the Lakota, who are responsible [for being] the first nation to ever militarily defeat the United States of America on the field of battle, and “Lawrence of the Plains” has to teach us how to fight??

Russel Means on Costner’s Dances With Wolves (1990)

Wooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooow.

Get ‘em

This is some ministry right here…

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