Hoc Est Vita Meau
-Ramir
-Young From the Neck Down
-Atlanta, GA
Hoc Est Vita Meau
+
signedfury:

onmydicklikeliquor:

I am Shirley

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
signedfury:

onmydicklikeliquor:

I am Shirley

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
+
"

I’ve never been female. But I have been black my whole life. I can perhaps offer some insight from that perspective. There are many similar social issues related to access to equal opportunity that we find in the black community, as well as the community of women in a white male dominate society…

When I look at — throughout my life — I’ve known that I wanted to do astrophysics since I was 9 years old…I got to see how the world around me reacted to my expressions of these ambitions. All I can say is, the fact that I wanted to be a scientist, an astrophysicist was hands down the path of most resistance through the forces of society.

Anytime I expressed this interest, teachers would say, ‘Oh, don’t you wanna be an athlete?’ I want to become someone that was outside of the paradigm of expectations of the people in power. Fortunately, my depth of interest of the universe was so deep and so fuel enriched that everyone of these curve balls that I was thrown, and fences built in front of me, and hills that I had to climb, I just reach for more fuel, and I just kept going.

Now, here I am, one of the most visible scientists in the land, and I wanna look behind me and say, ‘Where are the others who might have been this,’ and they’re not there! …I happened to survive and others did not simply because of forces of society that prevented it at every turn. At every turn.

…My life experience tells me that when you don’t find blacks, when you don’t find women in the sciences, I know that these forces are real, and I had to survive them in order to get where I am today.

So before we start talking about genetic differences, you gotta come up with a system where there’s equal opportunity, then we can have that conversation.

"

Neil DeGrasse Tyson in response to a question posed by Lawrence Summers, former Treasury Security and Harvard University President

"What’s up with chicks and science?"

"Are there genetic differences between men and women? Explain why more men are in science."

(via we-are-star-stuff)

+
tlyudacris:

next gen of gamging.
+
faptop:

WHY AM I LAUGHING SO HARD WHY IS MY SENSE OF HUMOR THIS TERRIBLE
faptop:

WHY AM I LAUGHING SO HARD WHY IS MY SENSE OF HUMOR THIS TERRIBLE
faptop:

WHY AM I LAUGHING SO HARD WHY IS MY SENSE OF HUMOR THIS TERRIBLE
+
+

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime

Powerful Eyes in Anime
+
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
ramjet94:

Remember how Teen Titans had a lesson about Racism without blatantly bringing Cyborg’s Race into it?
+
seiya234:

ami-angelwings:

badass-bharat-deafmuslimpunkstar:

An Indian woman, a Japanese woman, and a Syrian woman, all training to be doctors at Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia, 1880s. (Image courtesy Legacy Center, Drexel University College of Medicine Archives, Philadelphia, PA. Image #p0103) (x)

The Indian woman, Dr. Anandi Gopal Joshi, was the first Indian woman to earn a degree in Western medicine, and also believed to be the first Hindu woman to set foot on American soil.
The Japanese woman, Dr. Kei Okami, was the first Japanese woman to obtain a degree in Western Medicine.
The Syrian woman is Dr. Sabat Islambooly.  Her name is spelled incorrectly on that photograph. 
For those interested, here’s more information on other women of color who attended and graduated from Women’s Medical College of Philadelphia in the past, with a focus on the Japanese-American women they accepted during the US WW2 internment of Japanese-Americans.

This is so fucking badass I can’t even
+
+
xprofessor:

me
xprofessor:

me
xprofessor:

me
xprofessor:

me
xprofessor:

me
xprofessor:

me