why dont boys smile on selfies
we ain’t got nothing to smile about ufeelme
because I knew my therapist was right
and I wanted to keep being wrong.
I wanted to keep my bad habits
like charms on a bracelet.
I did not want to be brave.
I think I like my brain best
in a bar fight with my heart.
I think I like myself a little broken.
I’m ok if that makes me less loved.
I like poetry better than therapy anyway.
The poems never judge me
for healing wrong. "
>Ottoman and North African Slave Trade of white eastern europeans.
>Pillaging of villages and rape of women even reached some parts of Britain at some point
>1.5 Million white slaves for the Ottoman Empire alone
>Many standards in Asian countries (such as fair skin) came from the idea that those with those beauty standards came from centuries prior to colonization and europeans traveling east and propagating beauty standards. Fairer skin was seen as a marker of wealth in Ancient China and several Arab nations, not because white people sailed by.
Point: Yes, you can be racist because many things you have stated that allow a white person to be racist has happened to white people too. Moreover this comedian’s US-Centric view is cringe worthy. There is no such thing as reverse racism; simply racism in its basic definition.