Yet Another Student Blog

Aspiring school psychologist and morally decent human being.

Amateur film critic/graphic designer.

theweekmagazine:

Dear White People trailer takes a satirical look at modern American race relations

"Dear white people: The minimum requirement of black friends needed to not seem racist has just been raised to two"

saintsaid:

gladiatorinchucks:

"I want to be an actress when i grow up"

Marrying The Game || Cali Wants To Be The Next Kerry Washington (X)

representation matters

humanoidhistory:

July 16, 1969 — The liftoff of Apollo 11 seen from inside the firing room at Cape Canaveral, Florida.

laura-thesedays:

SIGNAL BOOST THIS NEWS! Seriously, how come this isn’t all over tumblr? Angelina Jolie presided over the largest ever global anti-rape summit. She is using her celebrity for good. She is addressing rape in wartime and in conflict zones, which is where it is perpetuated on the most massive scale and in which context always has been used as a weapon.

Feminists of tumblr should get behind this woman. Let’s stop the perpetual erasure and trivialization of women in the media through their sexualization and start looking at the work that they do. Her acts here are easily in danger of being eclipsed by her image in the tabloids which is more concerned with her relationship to Brad Pitt and the fact that she is a sex symbol than the important feminist work that she is performing RIGHT NOW. 

I am such a fan of this lady… and she does not deserve to be trivialized for being a woman, a sex symbol, and a celebrity. Here, she is working for social justice for women all over the world. She’s doing what’s right.

Also my hair is getting too long and I haven’t ordered my books for next year along with my very long list of important items I also need to get very soon so overall I’m feeling pretty unaccomplished at the moment.

1 week ago   / , update

It’s been 30 degrees for days here and I seriously can’t wait for summer to end. I feel drowsy and sweaty all the time and there’s no use in opening the windows because there’s no cold wind coming in. I can’t function properly in this weather and there was so much I wanted to do over the holidays. I can’t wait to spend time in a colder climate.

Frida Kahlo de Rivera (July 6, 1907 – July 13, 1954; Magdalena Carmen Frieda Kahlo y Calderón) was a Mexican painter, born in Coyoacán.

Perhaps best known for her self-portraits, Kahlo’s work is remembered for its “pain and passion”, and its intense, vibrant colors. Her work has been celebrated in Mexico as emblematic of national and indigenous tradition, and by feminists for its uncompromising depiction of the female experience and form.

Her work has also been described as surrealist, and in 1938 André Breton, principal initiator of the surrealist movement, described Kahlo’s art as a “ribbon around a bomb”.

During her lifetime, Frida created some 200 paintings, drawings and sketches related to her experiences in life, physical and emotional pain and her turbulent relationship with Diego. She produced 143 paintings, 55 of which are self-portraits. When asked why she painted so many self-portraits, Frida replied: “Because I am so often alone….because I am the subject I know best.” 

She also stated, “I was born a bitch. I was born a painter.” (x)