Indigenous Vengeance

Indigenous, Queer, PGPs: [They/Them], feminist, Photographer, Painter, Activist, Artist. Like my facebook page! https://www.facebook.com/RMYoungPhotography USING MY WORK? READ THIS (http://artisticaction.tumblr.com/post/11012164731/using-my-work)

odinsblog:

Racial bias in America: from higher suspension rates in preschool, to disproportionate rates of capital punishment, to everything in between, structures of authority routinely allow anti-Black racial bias to color the “facts”, and warp the narrative. And frequently (whether unintentional or otherwise) the police and the media often work together to further criminalize innocent Black victims

1Criminalizing Blackness in America

2. 14-year-old Tremaine McMillian attacked and choked by police, literally while holding a puppy…because McMillian made them “feel threatened” and gave them “dehumanizing stares

3. Author and CNN contributor keithboykin: how the AP slandered Renisha McBride even in death

4.  The Associated Press: when can skin color alone determine who is and who isn’t a looter? (hint: don’t be Black)

5. Lauren Davidson: Disturbing Study Proves That Cops View Black Children Differently 

This implicit racial bias does not magically stop at innocuous events like the VMAs, or in »Hollywood. So far, it doesn’t ever turn off. There are two Americas and racial bias is as ubiquitous as the air we breathe

fothefox:

This is a piece I did for the Native show at Emily Carr. 
The names written on my body are actual names for “sexy indian” costumes that can be bought online.This piece is a visual response to when Halloween comes around again, and people feel it right to dress up as my culture in horrible old stereotypes and pass it as honouring our culture. But it doesn’t. It only adds to more to poorly represented image of Native Americans, and objectifies Native women. 
I am a real Native Women and this my body and my culture. And I have a voice 

fothefox:

This is a piece I did for the Native show at Emily Carr. 

The names written on my body are actual names for “sexy indian” costumes that can be bought online.

This piece is a visual response to when Halloween comes around again, and people feel it right to dress up as my culture in horrible old stereotypes and pass it as honouring our culture. But it doesn’t. It only adds to more to poorly represented image of Native Americans, and objectifies Native women. 

I am a real Native Women and this my body and my culture. And I have a voice 

(via angrywocunited)

Shane Dawson fans and defenders be like...

angrywocunited:

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"He didn’t mean to be racist!"

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"Don’t you realize he’s victim too for not understanding?"

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"None of his characters are meant to be racist!"

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"He’s funny, how is being funny racist?"

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"But Black and Brown people do act like that/this though."

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purelymodest:

A Cautionary Tale

The girl Sam Pepper really Sexually assaulted.