For some reason I am all in my feelings tonight. Probably an effect of just thinking too much.
Last week, I found myself waiting to hear the results of my tests for STD’s and it made me think really hard about things. There I was sitting in a cold room holding back tears because I knew why I was there. I wondered how could I be here and somewhere else there was someone else smiling.
I guess by now I should be completely over this RIGHT?? I should be preparing myself for this grand emotional remodel. However, I always allow myself to feel. I don’t like having these moments. Actually, I hate them!!!! They make me feel so weak at times. Mostly because I feel like I am making so much progress then a day like today shows up and I question what I am doing.
I have heard so…
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The case of the actor Wentworth Miller’s racial identity is instructive to the student of sociopolitics in the (post)modern USA.
In a previous post discussing mixed-racial identity, commenter Uh wrote:
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Even very marginal cases [of mixed-race persons] choose [to identify as] black. Remember Wentworth Miller from Prison Break?
…I saw a quote from this guy once to the effect that he has “never thought about trying to ‘pass’ ” as pure white — that vain melodrama which compels even quadroons like this to obsess over their black component.
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Some digging has yielded the original source of that quote: “[Wentworth Miller:] ‘To be perfectly clear, passing’ —- that is, trying to pass oneself off as white…‘is something that has never crossed my mind’…” (New Yorker magazine, Nov 10th, 2003).
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Today DIY is a little special. I’m actually revisiting one of my first Glitter ‘N Glue post ever. In 2010 I transformed a pair of flip flops into a pair of tribal inspired gladiator sandals using ribbon. Wrap sandals are again very popular this Summer so I decided to take an old project and elaborate just a little. These new and improved wrap sandals are the perfect accessory for my upcoming vacation.
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In ancient Kemet mythology, the ozone layer was placed around the earth as a curse to prevent angels who left heaven & fell in love with their own reflection & lost sight of the sun of god (ra). Now, with the ozone opening, the abilities of that age are being restored. Are you intaking Ultraviolet Light properly? See: “I am the conductor of light upon the planet. My gene is the natural ruler for the distributions of UVA, UVB, UVC & Ultraviolet Light exactions upon earth,” saith the Lord of Hosts.
sad, but true