You only missed my voice
when nobody else called you.
—Y.Z, A ten word story on being a second choice (via bleedgold)
|Stranger:||Your skin... eczema?|
|Me:||It's none of your business.|
|Stranger:||I can help you.|
|Me:||No you can't.|
The cultures of people of color are either packaged for consumption or called upon to fill cultural and spiritual voids of Eurocentrism.
That shit blew my mind and made understanding cultural appropriation way clearer for me.