Ratchet is a racialized term. So is ghetto. So is thug. So is welfare queen. Someone does not have to EXPLICITLY say the word “black” in order for something to be racist against black people. Speaking in flagrantly racist terms is one of the least sophisticated manifestations of racism today.
on Philip DeFranco’s, creator of the YouTube channel Philly D
, use of racialized language. (via knowledgeequalsblackpower
For fucking real
if u dont go to university you are simply unmotivated and deserve minimum wage. you should of thought about this earlier. when you were 15. why were you such an irresponsible 15 year old. i go to university every day and feel clean and wholesome discussing other people’s poverty while i sit at a crisp white ikea desk in the student lounge. sometimes i turn the pages in my notebook because the sound it makes calms me
To return to love, to get the love we always wanted but never had, to have the love we want but are not prepared to give, we seek romantic relationships. We believe these relationships, more than any other, will rescue and redeem us. True love does have the power to redeem but only if we are ready for redemption. Love saves us only if we want to be saved.