"Africans go to jail for poaching, white men go home with trophy"
TW FOR RACIALLY MOTIVATED CHILD ABUSE
A Tennessee woman says that when her adoptive parents gave her away to new parents at age 14, she and 17 other adoptive kids in her “nightmarish” new home were sometimes forced to dig their own “graves” in the backyard and scrub the floor with toothbrushes.
Editor’s Note: Today’s stories are the first in a series of online and broadcast reports on adoption by Reuters and NBC News.
“’Get out and go dig your own grave,” Nora Gateley, now 26, says her new mother told her. “’I don’t care if you die. Nobody will find you. You were not even here in the first place.”
…An investigation by Reuters in partnership with NBC News has uncovered an underground world of “re-homing,” where parents give their children to new caretakers, sometimes people they have met only over the internet, with little or no government oversight….Nora had to wear a brace on her leg for her polio, and says that Debra would sometimes take it away. “She took my brace numerous times … as punishment. So I [couldn’t] walk.”
“She said, ‘You can run away for all I care and I’ll let the coyotes out there eat you,’ ” recalled Nora. “’Nobody knows you were here anyway.’”
Sometimes, claimed Nora, Debra would punish the children by forcing them to dig their own “graves,” leaving holes “everywhere” in the backyard. Sometimes she made Nora supervise the other children as they dug, and at least once Nora was made to do it herself.
Very neat & nifty! White Americans fetishize PoC (in a helpless, malleable state), buy us up, own us, realize we are unique entities with our own minds and energies—most decidedly UNlike puppies after all!—flip the fetish and act out the racism in the privacy of their own home. Creeeepy. Very, very sick, folks! Kind of like a Silence of the Lambs home scenario, but with racism, to boot! Wow!
I will be amazed if any of these sociopathic motherfuckers see any real consequences.
Kill them all. Kill the whites.
I’ve been reading this Reuters series all week and it is devastating how many American families purposefully gave their children to known child-molesters and domestic abusers. And some of it was for the most trivial of things - one family detested their 5-year-old Chinese son because “his ears and feet were too big.”
Quote from a Nebraska mom’s internet “ad”, who gave away her 11-year-old Guatemalan son: "I am totally ashamed to say it but we do truly hate this boy!"
Or this washington single mother of 7 adoptive children, who used government subsidies to support her obsessive collecting of foreign and locally born adoptees: "I couldn’t stand to look at him anymore," Mueller says today. "I wanted this child gone." This, of a black boy she had adopted only three years earlier, now ten.
why saying “I want to steal an Asian baby!” or fetishizing poc adoption is harmful as fuck. Once people realize they’re not cute little obedient puppies like they thought they were, the children are thrown away like trash to potential child predators. Disgusting.
This is the strongest and saddest thing I’ve read in a long time.
Put this on your blog. Our Queens are perfection.
"Clashes all over West Bank, 2 Palestinians Killed and several hundreds wounded. There, too, Israel oppresses everyone" Belal - Gaza
tbarkallah they’re all amazing
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I’ve seen a few fashion posts trying to expand the “Marie Antoinette is not Victorian” rant, but this stuff can get complicated, so here is a semi-comprehensive list so everyone knows exactly when all of these eras were.
Please note that this is very basic and that there are sometimes subcategories (especially in the 17th century, Jacobean, Restoration, etc)
And people wonder WHY I complain about History/Art History periodization. Note how much overlap there is to the above “eras”, and how many exceptions and extensions there are to these categories.
Oh, and by the way…
Because you wouldn’t want to be historically inaccurate.
Holy shi—the middle lady in the Victorian pic looks like my godmum! And the lady, on the right, in the Edwardian one looks almost like she could pass as one of my relatives!
…this is so eerie…but cool.
^^And that’s a big part of the reason why I do this. Everyone should be able to see images like these and feel like they, too, are a part of history.
People can quibble about minutiae as much as they’d like, and I honestly don’t mind the discussion, but when it comes down to it, medievalpoc is really about making an immediate visual impact that has changed how I view history, and I hope the same can be said for people who read these posts.
Pay close attention to how many children are from the same family.
Please keep in mind that the name, age, sex and location of only 132 of the 155 Palestinian children killed (correct as of 22 July 2014) was able to be gathered (collected by Al Mezan Centre for Human Rights).
What’s even more heartbreaking is that the speed of which Israel continues its ethnic cleansing of Palestine means death toll figures become outdated every hour.
the holy trinity