White person: KONY2012! WE HAVE TO STOP THIS! LOOK AT ALL THE CHILDREN KONY IS HURTING!
POC: Uh, Kony hasn't been in Uganda for 5 years. White people shouldn't be trying to "save" Africans.
White person: OMG reverse racism how dare you tell me I can't help the poor Africans!
POC: Well if you're so concerned about injustice, where is the anger about the murder of Trayvon Martin. Where is the campaign?
White person: Well..
POC: See, white people are fine with with getting up in arms when it means you can look good, but when you have to look at your own society and how racism is involved in it, you're suddenly silent.
White person: BLANKET STATEMENTS ARE HORRIBLE! STOP BEING RACIST! WE'RE NOT ALL LIKE THAT!
POC: Really? I'm talking about the murder of a 17-year-old boy, and you think your feelings are what's important?
White person: You're so cruel! -cries-
Other white people: [racial slurs] [derailing comments]
Hey Kony2012 supporters: What, just because you...
We younger Negro artists who create now intend to express our individual...– Langston Hughes, “The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain” (via alittletown)
Witnesses in Trayvon Martin death heard cries... →
Three witnesses contacted by The Miami Herald say they saw or heard the moments before and after the Miami Gardens teenager’s killing. All three said they heard the last howl for help from a despondent boy, and believe the sequence of sounds shatters the notion that Trayvon was killed in self defense. … “I heard someone crying – not boo-hoo crying, but scared or terrified or hurt maybe,” said...
I wish I could bottle this motivation I have right now, take it out and inhale it whenever I feel the need.
Reblog if you want anonymous opinions about you.
Some people just can't, or refuse to, take a hint.