the girl..in the pretty dress!

I'm Maura and I'm a theatre kid! Expect a variety of things on my blog

I’m considering recording myself singing and playing on ukulele like every single song Rebecca sugar has written because yes

dontbearuiner:

violentnewcontinent:

weneeddiversebooks:

Sure, #weneeddiversebooks so that my future kids know they can be heroes…
…but we also need diverse books so that white readers know my kids can be heroes, too.









I have a theory about the direct line between the disappearance of black families from network TV (Cosbys, Winslows, Banks, etc) and the increased anti-black racism in our culture since it started happening.
I’ve never really been able to articulate it well enough, but this post does it succinctly.

dontbearuiner:

violentnewcontinent:

weneeddiversebooks:

Sure, #weneeddiversebooks so that my future kids know they can be heroes…

…but we also need diverse books so that white readers know my kids can be heroes, too.

I have a theory about the direct line between the disappearance of black families from network TV (Cosbys, Winslows, Banks, etc) and the increased anti-black racism in our culture since it started happening.

I’ve never really been able to articulate it well enough, but this post does it succinctly.

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nativeandnaive:

legendxofxzach:

One time during my freshmen year of college I forgot to do a history paper that was worth 20% of my grade and the teacher didn’t accept late work, so I waited until the professor handed back the papers and angrily asked where mine was. The teacher felt so bad for losing it he let me re-do the entire paper and gave me an A-

You fucking champ

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