One Species

An exploration of human nature. How we treat one another, both the kindness and the cruelty.

ivoryathena:

Badass women of the future:

  1. Malavath Poorna, the youngest person ever to reach Mount Everest’s summit at the age of 13 years, 11 months
  2. Ann Makosinksi, Canadian inventor of a flashlight powered strictly by body heat at age 16

  3. Mo’Ne Davis, first girl to throw a Little League World Series shutout in history, with fastballs reaching speeds of up to 70mph, at age 13

  4. Alia Sabur, youngest university professor in the world, appointed to Konkuk University in South Korea at age 18

  5. Asia Newson, owning and operating a candle sales business alongside her father, is Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur at age 10

— 4 days ago with 31315 notes
#women  #woc  #amazing women  #women inventors  #women athletes 
Virginity "Tests" for Brazilian Exams Defy Human Rights and Sex Ed →

So much anger when I see this. So much. 

(Source: rapeculturerealities, via fuckyeahsexeducation)

— 4 days ago with 173 notes
#women  #sexism  #misogyny  #oppression  #violence against women  #south america  #brasil 
Georgia cops fired Taser 13 times ‘as a cattle prod’ to make tired man walk before he died →

owning-my-truth:

atane:

Black life is not valued.

"A Georgia man died after police shocked him with a Taser as many as 13 times because he said he was too tired to walk due to a foot chase, his attorney said this week."

13. Times.

— 5 days ago with 905 notes
#racism  #america  #usa  #oppression  #black lives  #black americans  #police brutality 
Model Blasts the Company That Slimmed Her Body With Photoshop →

(Source: justanotherbodyblogger)

— 1 week ago with 2 notes
#women  #body image  #self esteem  #modelling 

easttafricangirl:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Michael Brown is laid to rest. 

My heart is aching..

(via 2brwngrls)

— 1 week ago with 48235 notes
#michael brown  #ferguson 

strawberreli:

stereoculturesociety:

CultureHISTORY: #Ferguson Protests - Magazine covers

Amazing images. The TIME & Bloomberg Businessweek cover photos were both taken by Scott Olson (Getty Images) who was arrested by the St. Louis PD during the protests and later released. The New Yorker painting was done by New York artist Eric Drooker.

#MikeBrown #DontShoot

(via crookedthinking95)

— 1 week ago with 9366 notes
#ferguson  #racism  #america  #oppression  #violence against poc  #usa 
fotojournalismus:

People and their dogs attend Mass on Dog Day, which celebrates San Roque, the patron saint of dogs, in Bolivia on Aug. 16, 2014. (Juan Karita/AP)

fotojournalismus:

People and their dogs attend Mass on Dog Day, which celebrates San Roque, the patron saint of dogs, in Bolivia on Aug. 16, 2014. (Juan Karita/AP)

— 1 week ago with 268 notes
#bolivia  #south america  #dogs  #animals  #poc  #culture