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cinemaspam:

Remember Red, hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies - The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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queryquagmire:

I believe this books has a high potential to be made into a movie, the situation becomes very tense towards the end. I also have a second book that I’m working on.

Buddy, the sequel and movie rights are the least of your worries right now.

leeandlow:

The Diversity Gap in the highest grossing science fiction and fantasy films. Sad, right? You can see the full study here.

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americachavez:

William H. Foster III, comic book historian, on representation in comic books. From PBS’s Superheroes: A Never-Ending Battle.

Because a post crossed my dash recently asking why we need to push for more representation in comic books and media in general. 50 years later, this man still tears up because in one panel, Peter Parker spoke to an unnamed black kid. That’s why we need representation.

Weepy.

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One of the most sinister things about normalized racism is you don’t have to have bad intentions to be racist, you just have to remain ignorant.

Honeydukes in Hogsmeade at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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thedailytwerk:

Neighborhood #3 (Power Out) - Arcade Fire

Until the lion has his historian, the hunter will always be a
hero.
African Proverb (via knowledgereinsupreme)

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We Need Diverse Books Announces Incorporation as a Non-Profit and Inaugural Advisory Board 

weneeddiversebooks:

Grassroots organization files for incorporation as a non-profit organization in the state of Pennsylvania, and welcomes its first advisory board members, authors Grace Lin, Jacqueline Woodson, Matt de la Peña, Cynthia Leitich Smith, and Cindy Pon

New York City, NY (July 28, 2014) More than…

Colonialism is not satisfied merely with holding a people in its grip and emptying the native’s brain of all form and content. By a kind of perverted logic, it turns to the past of the oppressed peo­ple, and distorts, disfigures, and destroys it.

The Wretched Of The Earth - Frantz Fanon

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spikefuckingjonze:

anyone else noticing a trend here?

lol

didn’t know ancient egyptians looked like mayo…

RHAMSES IM CHOKING LIKE THEY DIDNT SEE THE STATUES OR NOTHING

Ok but of course the servants and thieves are black ok i see yall

Not even shocked.

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