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fearknower1993:

homoeroticjahlani:

Can ppl stop making fun of dark skinned ppls skin not showing up in pictures? Its not funny that you can barely see a dark skinned person in a photo. Its because of white supremacist colorist cameras that were created with a white norm in mind. Its simple shit like this we can do in every day life to eradicate colorism in our communities.

Heres some articles on the subject:

Teaching The Camera To See My Skin

Light and Dark: The Racial Biases That Remain In Photography

Teaching The Camera To See My Skin is a beautiful and remarkably interesting read, about a subject that I’ve never considered at anything but face value, enough that my own kneejerk reaction was to be skeptical about the possible depth of it. I’m very glad to have pursued the information.

uhm, you guys, this is very very very important and information I didn’t know I needed to know and I want everyone to read it thank you. 

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gravesandghouls:

Tintype Witches, 1875 (via)

Debbie Novotny is constantly throwing the best shade.

In search of a cute British boy down for a green card marriage. I’m cute and so is my cat and I just really want to get the fuck out of the states.

homotography:

Gwen Stefani - Baby Don’t Lie (Audio)

LET'S TALK ABOUT THEODORE ROOSEVELT'S ADORABLE LETTERS TO HIS CHILDREN

jelseww:

diebrarian:

ladyhistory:

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White House, Oct. 20, 1902

"At this moment, my small daughter being out, I am acting as nurse to two wee guinea pigs, which she feels would not be safe save in the room with me…"

White House, Oct. 19, 1903

"When we got home Mother went up-stairs first and was met by…

I got to see a letter to his son in which Roosevelt drew out a bit of his day which involved a horse. The drawing was so personal and intimate and lovely.

I used to catalog for the TR Digital Library, and that man’s letters to his family were a damn treasure. Also Alice is an incredible lady—but you knew that already. (PS: you can browse his whole collection, here. I have some serious, serious love for what the people at the TRC have done to make this library available. Access for all!

aaaaaaaaaadorable.

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