August 21, 2014
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In the post-World War II era, the Klan experienced a huge resurgence. Its membership was skyrocketing, and its political influence was increasing, so Kennedy went undercover to infiltrate the group. By regularly attending meetings, he became privy to the organization’s secrets. But when he took the information to local authorities, they had little interest in using it. The Klan had become so powerful and intimidating that police were hesitant to build a case against them.

Struggling to make use of his findings, Kennedy approached the writers of the Superman radio serial. It was perfect timing. With the war over and the Nazis no longer a threat, the producers were looking for a new villain for Superman to fight. The KKK was a great fit for the role.

In a 16-episode series titled “Clan of the Fiery Cross,” the writers pitted the Man of Steel against the men in white hoods. As the storyline progressed, the shows exposed many of the KKK’s most guarded secrets. By revealing everything from code words to rituals, the program completely stripped the Klan of its mystique. Within two weeks of the broadcast, KKK recruitment was down to zero. And by 1948, people were showing up to Klan rallies just to mock them.

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How Superman Defeated the Ku Klux Klan | Mental Floss (via sarkos)

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I ain’t the world’s best writer nor the world’s best speller
But when I believe in something I’m the loudest yeller

“Stetson Kennedy,” Woody Guthrie

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If Woody Guthrie wrote a song about your merits, you freaking HAD them.

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Stetson Kennedy: American Badass.

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August 20, 2014

But he was the one who said that to her, so maybe he knows something they don’t? There’s implications in the Kaiju-drifting sections that there’s a overall connection in the Drift - that the Drift is something beyond the individual connections between brains.

Or maybe he just means she’ll see him in the memories Raleigh and she share.

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August 13, 2014
"I’ve told the kids in the ghettos that violence won’t solve their problems, but then they ask me, and rightly so; “Why does the government use massive doses of violence to bring about the change it wants in the world?” After this I knew that I could no longer speak against the violence in the ghettos without also speaking against the violence of my government"

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (via loveinfamine)

Ahem…

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Well

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June 18, 2014

violace:

King and Lionheart

Pacific Rim. | music by Of Monsters and Men
made for such-heights, Festivids ‘13.

Notes and download links on Dreamwidth.

June 16, 2014

arjache:

misandry-mermaid:

sourcedumal:

stfusexists:

themountainwillmove:

nikkisshadetree:

radicalrebellion:

knowledgeequalsblackpower:

strugglingtobeheard:

anarchistpeopleofcolor:

California prisons sterilized female inmates without permission (by RTAmerica)

I’m going to watch this later but I’m boosting and posting because this happened very recently and needs to be brought to light

In 2013!!!! Omg.

2 Questions:

1. Where is the outrage from mainstream feminism?

2. Where are the supposed pro-lifers?

*I don’t actually need responses to these questions, cause I already know the answers. 

Bolded.

I feel sick. 

Not 150 years ago. Not fifteen years ago.
Not fifteen months ago.
LAST. YEAR.

And not a word from mainstream white feminists

But hey, it’s regarding jailed WOC so it’s not their concern, right?

This makes me so fucking angry, I can’t even process the information. I just… ugh. I’m gonna go punch a wall or a police officer or something.

Here’s an article about it for those for whom text works better than a video.

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June 7, 2014
http://tsukinofaerii.tumblr.com/post/88026863933/brodingershat-icariandaedalus

brodingershat:

icariandaedalus:

brodingershat:

A video game that lampshades the player’s ability to revive after death and incorporates it into the setting:

"I don’t know what planet you’re from, kid, but here on Earth people stay dead.”

And they do. NPCs that are killed stay…

Borderlands 2 incorporates resurrection technology. You respawn at the last New-U station you passes with 7% less cash and a chirpy corporate message such as 

  • "Hyperion hopes your death was a learning experience, but wouldn’t mind if you made the same mistake just a few more times just to be sure."

May 6, 2014
http://tsukinofaerii.tumblr.com/post/84765215614/cease-and-de-cis-azurelimeade

cease-and-de-cis:

azurelimeade:

stoneandbloodandwater:

iincantatem:

Dumbledore, notorious for giving second chances Dumbledore, let Sirius rot in Azkaban for twelve years.

He must have known Sirius well due to his time in the Order, he must have known what James meant to…

Even Remus thought Sirius was guilty, so I find it hard to blame Dumbledore for that.

And it’s not clear to me that Dumbledore could have sprung Sirius from Azkaban if he tried.

May 6, 2014
http://jazzypom.tumblr.com/post/84726007304/dammit-mcu-people-actually-arguing-that-cap-2

dammit-mcu:

People actually arguing that Cap 2 didn’t have enough Avengers, especially Tony, even though he was referenced a lot, because it’s clearly not a cohesive universe if Tony Stark isn’t running around doing shit in someone else’s movie.

Also, apparently Sam Wilson’s appearance is…

Let’s be real, there’s no way MCU Tony would be HYDRA. They need you to be GOOD at keeping a secret identity. In all seriousness, for all his skills, he’s never going to be a useful part of a top-secret organisation that requires decades of quiet co-operation. 

But for practical reasons - and we see them on screen - it’s really unlikely MCU Sam could be an undercover SHIELD agent, and so he’s likely safe from the HYDRA taint.

A scene where Steve and Natasha sat about listing their options and debated the possibilities of each person being HYDRA would have slowed the movie down to little purpose. Can’t we just assume that they talked it over while travelling, and decided that though sure, there was a *tiny* chance HYDRA was dedicatedly arranging meet cutes with Cap for its agents, it’s still a much safer bet than stopping by Stark Tower, an extremely high-profile location where we saw in Avengers that SHIELD has access to some of the security systems?

I’m a big Steve/Tony shipper, but Steve and Natasha turning to Sam for help made perfect sense, and doesn’t (to me) imply any particular distrust of Tony by Steve or Natasha.

May 2, 2014
http://tsukinofaerii.tumblr.com/post/84349776281/ineptshieldmaid-scottisqueer-captain-america

ineptshieldmaid:

scottisqueer:

captain america 2 opened with steve earnestly describing the internet as “so helpful!” and that was when i knew this movie and i were on the same page

#steve is not stuck in the past #steve is not perplexed by technology #basically that whole…

The testing could go both ways, though; as a black guy Sam’s got to wonder how Steve felt about certain aspects of the “good old days”. I wonder if they’ll ever address that explicitly in the MCU; it got some play in both 616 and Ults.

April 4, 2014

ivoryandwire:

so is Sam/Steve a thing people ship and do people call it American Eagle and if not why the hell not and DON’T TELL ME IT’S BECAUSE A FALCON IS NOT AN EAGLE, look there is literally nobody upon this beautiful planet who is as invested as I am in raptor distinction but sometimes you just have to make a sacrifice for the greater good, is all I’m saying

Did someone call for AMERICAN EAGLE - oh wait. Wait, this is awkward. 

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