After the 1941 Pearl Harbor attacks…Fred Korematsu challenged President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Executive Order 9066 that authorized the U.S. military to forcibly remove more than 120,000 people, mostly of Japanese descent, from their homes and into incarceration camps throughout the country. Two-thirds of these people were American citizens. Mr. Korematsu went into hiding in the Oakland area, becoming a fugitive, and was arrested and convicted of violating the federal order. His case went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Cate Blanchett’s acceptance speech may have read feminist, and her wording was beautiful, except her thanking of Woody Allen (whose adopted daughter Dylan Farrow has come out publicly about her abuse at the hand of her proto-father) and intentional framing of him as a feminist film maker, that everyone seems so fast to ignore in congratulating her for ‘calling out the Academy.’
Blue Jasmine saw no other nominations or awards for a reason, and her acting deserved all it won, but Cate Blanchett chose to reinforce an industry that values male filmmakers and celebrities like Woody Allen over the children and young women they abuse and violate. That doesn’t sound very feminist to me.
Thom Browne fall 2014 rtw backstage
THIS IS NOT THOM BROWNE’S, THIS IS NOT “LORDE-INSPIRED”
East African women (and probably other women from that region of the world) have BEEN dying their fingertips
Reblogging for knowledge drop
Finger dying is tradition in Asia as well:
Photographer Marianne Kjølner snapped this pair of photographs of a bizarre tree in Denmark. Of the photo she says: “This old pink house is situated at the old dunes, a few hundred meters from the west coast, a very windy place were there isn’t much that can grow. So the tree can only grow where it has shelter.”
"Girl Speaks Gibberish With Perfect Accents To Show What Languages Sound Like To Foreigners"
I love this?
I ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW WHAT AMERICAN ENGLISH SOUNDS LIKE TO OTHER PEOPLE.
The English feels like I SHOULD understand it but I can’t!
this is perfect
What the flying fuck is East Asian?
okay, right tho? Japanese does not sound like Mandarin does not sound like Korean and so on and so forth, like……..
Yeah, I know right? In Chinese alone, there are a SHIT ton of dialects and they all sound very different. I know how to speak Taiwanese and Mandarin Chinese and I can tell you they don’t sound similar at all.
They also did Japanese, but then did East Asian at the end? So is Japan not part of East Asia now?
And how does one even speak East Asian? As an East Asian who grew up in East Asia, even I do not know how to speak East Asian. Can your gweilo ass explain my language and culture to me? Because apparently you seem to have a deeper understanding than I do.
Fucking Christ, I am so done with people homogenizing Asia into some monolithic fantasyland. Is categorizing us as East Asian a euphemism for Oriental now? Yeah, okay, thanks for erasing all the complexity and color in mine and other people’s cultures and identities for the sake of your shit video.
Yup, all you homogenizing, fetishizing peeps can gtfo this Earth. Thanks.
Lilo and Stitch presenting an accurate representation of Hawaiians perspective on luaus held by tourists.
#what’s sad about this is that this is actually what Hawaiians had to do when the western culture took over #a luau was a sacred practice #until the westerners took the concept and had the audacity to change it into a time to stuff your face with food and put on grass skirts and coconut bras and dance the hula #and when they had these events, they didn’t even let actual Hawaiian people in #so to make money to take care of themselves, the Hawaiians were hired to work in these disgraceful events to clean up after the tourists like slaves only to make less than a buck #so good job disney for doing your fucking research and educating these people #sadly, this still goes on even until today and it makes me sick