men frequently admit that they haven’t evolved past wild animals
""BREASTS ARE BIOLOGICALLY ATTRACTIVE BECAUSE FERTILITY""
"IF U WALK AROUND LIKE UNCOVERED MEAT OF COURSE MEN ARE GONNA GIVE YOU UNWANTED SEXUAL ATTENTION WE’RE LIKE LIONS WE CANT HELP IT"
"WE NEED VIOLENT SPORTS TO RELEASE OUR URGE TO FIGHT THAT WE HAVENT EVOLVED OUT OF"
these are all real examples that i’ve heard numerous times in real life
the nurse gave me some valium before my surgery so i wouldn’t have a panic attack when they tried to put me under and just when it was starting to kick in i met my anesthesiologist, who told me I have the same name as his kid and I just nodded thoughtfully and said ‘we must battle so i can become the alpha’ and my dad nearly fell out of his chair he was laughing so hard
Pam Oliver, a professor in the UW-Madison sociology department, explaining the historical roots of racism in the United States to her undergraduate students (mostly middle-class and White). I try to use this when I teach race now, too, to get past the defensive “but why are you BLAMING ME” reaction. (via cabell)
THIS. THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS THIS.
To all the white people who say that they shouldn’t have responsibility in racism because they’re ancestors and not them who participated in slavery, think about this!