Beautiful Disaster

Secretly in love with Katy Perry. Student. Ateneo. Keeps getting better.

wocinsolidarity:

Attanya: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because I love science fiction and fantasy books, but I’m tired of authors treating dragons and robots and magic as more plausible than black and brown characters

Jennifer: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because… when I was 13 a white girl told me it was selfishthat all of the protagonists in my stories were Latina because she “just can’t relate to nonwhite characters.” She made me feel guilty for writing about people like me. 

Aiesha: #WeNeedDiverseBooks because…Black Girls are more than sidekicks or “sassy, ghetto friend”

Facts and Figures About Race/Ethnicity in YA and Children’s Lit:

#WENEEDDIVERSEBOOKS

Posting this a little late, but followers please take the time out to check out this post explaining the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign and more events to come over the next few days! 

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Old pictures

tchaikogret:

This is Barack Obama in his basket team

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Arnold Schwarzenegger discovering New York for the first time

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Filming the roaring lion for Metro Goldwyn Mayer

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Elijah Wood and Macaulay Culkin image

Les Beatles and Muhammad Ali

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 Chuck Norris and Bruce Lee

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 Marilyn Monroe meeting Elisabeth II

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Stephen Hawking and his wife, Jane

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Steven Spielberg in his mecanic shark for the movie “Jaws”

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Robin Williams as a cheerleader

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Behind the scene of Star Wars

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stylesxhealy:

stylesxhealy:

THERE IS SUCH A FUCKING PROBLEM WITH THE EDUCATION SYSTEM WHEN STUDENTS ARE IN TEARS EVERY SINGLE NIGHT AND WAKE UP EVERY SINGLE MORNING WANTING TO THROW UP AT THE THOUGHT OF GETTING OUT OF BED WHILE THINKING THAT THEY’D RATHER BE DEAD THAN GO TO SCHOOL

eleven thousand people can relate to this post. that’s not okay. 

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lizziemcganja:

friend: i’m getting mcdonalds you want anything?

me: i don’t have money

friend: it’s all good, i’ll pay

me:

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offbeatchina:

A Chinese middle school history teacher draws a world map on blackboard in min

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