Nicolas Jolly Crafts Impressive New Fingerprint Drawings

18 hours ago on Apr23 2014 12:49pm with 174 notes (via folk-punk ) (OP: nicolasjolly.net )


Sonia Sotomayor delivers blistering dissent against affirmative action ban

The Supreme Court upheld Michigan’s ban on affirmative action Tuesday, but not without a blistering dissent from Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Sotomayor said the decision infringed upon groups’ rights by allowing Michigan voters to change “the basic rules of the political process … in a manner that uniquely disadvantaged racial minorities.”

"In my colleagues’ view, examining the racial impact of legislation only perpetuates racial discrimination," Sotomayor added. “This refusal to accept the stark reality that race matters is regrettable. As members of the judiciary tasked with intervening to carry out the guarantee of equal protection, we ought not sit back and wish away, rather than confront, the racial inequality that exists in our society.”

The court’s 6-2 decision upheld a voter-approved change to the Michigan state Constitution that prevents public colleges from using race as a factor in its admissions. As the AP noted, the ruling provides a boost for other education-related affirmative action bans in California and Washington state.

ABC News pointed out that Sotomayor has been open about the role affirmative action has played in her personal life. In her memoir “My Beloved World,” Sotomayor wrote that it “opened doors” for her.

"But one thing has not changed: to doubt the worth of minority students’ achievement when they succeed is really only to present another face of the prejudice that would deny them a chance even to try," she wrote.

Read Sotomayor’s full dissent here.

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hanging out w/ friends:


people who reblogged this + tagged it “but replace naruto with ______” youre weak YOURE WEAK 


18 hours ago on Apr23 2014 12:47pm with 14,671 notes (via lkanamemadoka ) (OP: godheadcomplex )



here are some photos of me noticing a wasp nest

1st pic : lookin good

2nd pic: being artsy and looking away (looking at wasp nest)

3rd pic: fully understanding that there is indeed a wasp nest

4th pic: me being outtie 

this will ALWAYS be my favourite post on tumblr

19 hours ago on Apr23 2014 12:12pm with 480,803 notes (via roadliz ) (OP: bowlofbloodoranges )


Mitsumi Flores is an artist and designer from Carlsbad, California.

His colorful and fun illustrations have caught my eyes immediately! I like the style and characters design. If you would see more artworks you can visit his portfolio or his tumblr page

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19 hours ago on Apr23 2014 12:02pm with 7,757 notes (via folk-punk ) (OP: cryingasuka )
Anonymous said: "It sort of baffles me because people know their minds deeply and as long as they take the issue seriously it's incredibly easy to accurately self diagnose? My doctors have literally just asked me questions and got me to fill out a form on my feelings that pretty much reflect what the resources say online for anxiety and depression so why is it considered so far fetched to do it yourself? :/"

19 hours ago on Apr23 2014 12:02pm with 42 notes (via fuckingrapeculture )


"Each and every one of us has the capacity to be an oppressor. I want to encourage each and everyone of us to interrogate how we might be an oppressor and how we might be able to become liberators for ourselves and for each other."


# words # hero

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19 hours ago on Apr23 2014 11:33am with 1,526 notes (via mushypal ) (OP: modestmango )
"god diddly dammit"


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