My Body Is a Confederate Monument

“I am a black, Southern woman, and of my immediate white male ancestors, all of them were rapists. My very existence is a relic of slavery and Jim Crow.”

brilliant and moving, an excellent response to those who want to preserve Confederate monuments out of some misplaced sense of honor and tradition.

 

America’s Long History of Anti-Immigrant Racism

‘The High Tide of Immigration—A National Menace’; cartoon by Louis Dalrymple from Judge magazine, August 1903

In her review of The Guarded Gate, Sarah Churchwell illustrates the long history of American racists fighting to exclude people of other races. The “undesirable” races have changed repeatedly over time, but the arguments for excluding them have been essentially the same.

September 2019 Wallpapers

I’m going to try putting wallpaper I collect up as posts so others can (hopefully) enjoy it and I’m going to name the posts by month because I’m not organized or consistent enough to do themes.

I’ll credit the author when I know who created these. Usually I just find them on Reddit, Twitter, or a similar site and don’t know the origin.

Sunset

 

Alien Bar

 

Stanford Design Thinking Process

 

Mountain Forest

 

Deep Blue Sea

 

Troll

Forest Rays

Honey Bee

Tree

Rainy Night – Source https://www.reddit.com/r/pics/comments/daenxg/it_was_raining_hard_i_was_totally_wet_but_still/