"Love In the Time of Tear Gas." Picture from Ferguson
but you don’t act black
please tell white people that this will never be a compliment (via blkdzn)
for my brother’s senior class trip they went to new york city and his friend went up to him and pretended he was famous and asked for an autograph
and then everybody looked at him like this
burned my hand curling my hair today
I ain’t with the shits boy.
"How Not To React When Your Son Is Gay"
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this made me sick to my stomach
every straight person needs to watch this video
for the person that didn’t “get” why “coming out is such a big deal”
it matter because we live in a society where parents have this kind of reaction
sad sad world
nani was NINETEEN and such a fucking badass who was so protective of lilo and just ROLLED with aliens being a thing towards the end of the movie. #1 Disney relative of all time.
I have honestly been waiting AGES for the right gifset to express the wonderful perfection that is Nani. She is not only protective of Lilo, she respects the way Lilo’s imagination and quirkiness works.
Pudge the fish got a peanut butter sandwich every Thursday. Nani does not argue the logic of feeding him, only suggests an alternative sandwich when they are out of peanut butter. Lilo was allowed to take as many photos of whatever mundane or odd subjects as she wanted and Nani would get them developed. Nani recognized what were important habits for Lilo.
When Lilo asks for a pet lobster, Nani does not tell her that lobsters are not pets. She tells her, “We don’t have a lobster door, we have a dog door.” She makes sure the woman at the pound does not tell Lilo that “Stitch is not a real name”.
NANI SPENDS THE ENTIRE MOVIE MAKING SURE THAT LILO NEVER FEELS LIKE HER IDEAS ARE WRONG.
The only time we truly see Nani get angry with Lilo is when she is scared of Lilo being taken away. Nani spends the entire movie stressed out over taking care of her sister, trying to find a job, trying to make sure her sister has a friend, and yet she is always willing to put that extra effort, over and over again, to make sure that Lilo always believes that anything is possible.
This is a great moment because she probably *remembered* that Lilo said this once. And you know what? Shes not ending this day by letting her little sister think this is her fault. She’s not having an easy time trying to be a parent, but she knows none of this is her sisters fault, and shes not going to let her think it is.
And half of her terror of losing Lilo isnt even just losing her family; its knowing that wherever Lilo goes, they won’t know how to do these things. They won’t understand her.
What a good movie.
Casual reminder that the reason Lilo obsessively feeds the fish is because her parents died in a rainstorm and she firmly believes Pudge controls the weather. If you pay attention to the feeding sequence you will notice that storm clouds recede and dissipate, a visual narrative that confirms this.
It’s not just a habit. It’s a very real part of Lilo’s healing process and Nani understands that.
Also if you pay attention to Nani’s room you’ll notice she had surfing posters and trophies. She was very much on her way to being a pro surfer but had to give it up to become the adult Lilo needed her to be.
And not ONCE does Nani show her sister any resentment. It’s worth it to keep her family together. This is a young woman who is willing to sacrifice all of her dreams and make incredibly grown up decisions.
What I am saying is Nani is the best disney princess of all time. Disney Queen even.
Dean De Blois, ladies and gentlemen, genius director and writer of friggin’ amazing nonnormative characters, family and relationships. I may worship that man, a little bit. From Lilo and Stitch to HHTTYD, he really gives us amazing movies.
I need the source but I wouldn’t hold it past them…corrupt ass pigs.
These cops are sicki heard about this story too.
And yet no source.
bruh I read the story in the paper a few months back. i remember this. chill on the condescending attitude.
All I asked was a source on the story not just words on a photo. How is that condescending?
You have to read that article. The lack of respect for black lives is tremendously oppressive, it’s sickening.
Wow. I don’t even know what to say.
Wow . I have lost all respect for cops with all this shit going on . I wouldn’t even open the shit .. They can talk to me through the fucking door .
"Silvera said her son was briefly handcuffed, but when cops learned he was only 10-years-old, they removed the restraints."
How old does a 10 year old really look?