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"I’d never cheat you and say ‘It’s inevitable!”
It’s just barely natural.
But we do course together
like two battleships maneuvering away from the fleet.
I am moved by the multitudes of your intelligence
and sometimes, returning, I become the sea-
in love with your speed, your heaviness and breath."
- Frank O’Hara, “Meditations in an Emergency” (via doktorbat)

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boys who hate bright lipsticks because “itll get all over them” fail to realize it will come nowhere near them

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George Takei describes the moment when he and his family were sent to an internment camp.

I saw Associate Justice Stephen Breyer speak a few years back, and what to this day, struck me as completely insidious, was that even though he was not a judge on the court when Korematsu (Korematsu v. United States, the supreme court decision that upheld the internment of Japanese-Americans) was decided, being all of 8 years old, HE STILL INSISTED IT WASN’T WRONGLY DECIDED.

As if, the only problem with this decision was that Charles Fahy withheld information, so the error lay not with the courts, when, in a 6-3 decision, the courts decided the 5th amendment did not apply to Japanese-Americans, but with Fahy alone, and if the court’s information had been correct, that Japanese-Americans were possibly acting as spies, the ruling would have been justified. This is racist and disgusting, as was outlined in Frank Murphy’s dissent:

I dissent, therefore, from this legalization of racism. Racial discrimination in any form and in any degree has no justifiable part whatever in our democratic way of life. It is unattractive in any setting, but it is utterly revolting among a free people who have embraced the principles set forth in the Constitution of the United States. All residents of this nation are kin in some way by blood or culture to a foreign land. Yet they are primarily and necessarily a part of the new and distinct civilization of the United States. They must, accordingly, be treated at all times as the heirs of the American experiment, and as entitled to all the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution.

To this day, Korematsu has not been explicitly overturned.

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the rock is fucking precious

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