"foreign names are so complicated!!"
coming from people who have 50 ways to spell ashley
my major problem with Frozen is that it is a perfectly passable and average and safe Disney movie and people keep trying to prove that it is amazing and daring and challenging and in doing so keep churning out bombs of secondhand embarrassment like “look there’s some not-white people in the background, we’ve come so far since the 1950s” and “Anna isn’t your typical perfect Disney beauty, she has freckles and eyebrows that are .5% thicker than Rapunzel’s”
Virginia Woolf (via donutoun)
I guarantee you that every person of color in this country has faced an indignity from the ridiculous, to the grotesque, to the sometimes fatal, at some point - in the last couple hours - because of their skin color.
Race is there and it is a constant. You’re tired of hearing about it? Imagine how fucking exhausting it is living it.
Jon Stewart, The Daily Show, 8/26/14 (via klarizewatchesmovies)