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Neil DeGrasse Tyson Said What He Thinks About Race Now That He's Made It, And Almost Nobody Noticed


He goes in

(Source: jessehimself, via weareallmixedup)


[cleans fingernails with a knife]

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you know when Malcolm X died, his funeral was held in a church because none of Muslims (who were mostly Arabs) wanted to have his funeral in a masjid or any connection to him. Black socialist and church members took care of Malcolm X’s funeral and his family. Arab-Muslims and…

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fun fact if you talk to me past midnight i get real personal and it’s weird

12:00am- oh man i love cheese pizza too!
12:01am- i killed a man once

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what to wear when…in a south african fairy tale.

examples: nya-nya bulembu (the moss-green princess), krokodil se verraad (crocodile’s treason), umqangala imilingo (the magic lute)

uthlakanyana [from uthlakanyana ngubani obulala izilo (the travels and adventures of uthlakanyana the giant-killer)] is not a common man: he is a cunning, malicious dwarf and is possessed of magical powers. there are in these tales accounts of gigantic cannibals.
various animals [such as] the leopard, the hare, the iguana, doves, swallows, pigeons, and mice play their parts, sometimes [as] their own characters, sometimes rather as forms assumed by magical powers [e.g. ibubesikazi ngubani uguqulwa owesifazane (the lion who took a woman’s shape)]…all of these tales allude more or less distinctly to the magical.
perhaps reflecting the priorities of the respected female umzozi wendaaba (storytellers) who were the entrusted keepers of these tales, heroines frequently carry the plots [e.g. umnandi die bok meisie (umnandi the goat girl), die prinses en die padda (the princess and the frog), die dogter van die swaard (the daughter of the sword), die huwelik van untombinde (the marriage of untombinde), die kinderlose vrou (the childless woman), die lang prinses en die spookhuis swembad (the tall princess and the haunted pool), tanga die kind van die nag (tanga the child of night)].

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