an aesthetic that will never go out of style: making others feel loved, needed, and important
Evolution is an artist.
mother nature be like “ugh I’m afraid if I color it I’ll ruin it but here’s the lineart anyway”
(And let’s not forget that many of them had to fight long past 1920, simply because of their skin color. Only WHITE women were guaranteed the right to vote in the 19th Amendment. WoC continued to fight for years.)
And voter suppression continues to be pushed in such a way that effects mainly the poor, the elderly, the underexucated, women and people of color. We are STILL fighting for voting rights. It’s not over.)
"A person of good intelligence and sensitivity cannot exist in this society very long without having some anger about the inequality - and it’s not just a bleeding-heart, knee-jerk, liberal kind of a thing - it is just a normal human reaction to a nonsensical set of values where we have cinnamon flavored dental floss and there are people sleeping in the street" ~ George Carlin
This man was a pure genius.
The comic works just as well if you ignore the class labels - the white man rides straight to the top, the white woman can MAYBE make it if she climbs the treacherous rope, and the POC is going to have to learn to fly.
Displayed in the Saint-Étienne church in France is the figure of René de Chalon, Prince of Orange. The prince died at the young age of 25 during the siege of Saint-Dizier in 1544.
Rather then memorialize him in the standard hero form, his wife requested (or René himself requested, or possibly both) that he be shown as “not a standard figure but a life-size skeleton with strips of dried skin flapping over a hollow carcass, whose right hand clutches at the empty rib cage while the left hand holds high his heart in a grand gesture.” (Source)
hello my baby
hello my honey
hello my ragtime gal
WHAT IS GOING ON
send me a kiss by wire
baby my heart’s on fire