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Aug 11, 2014
saltedtartine:

fruit ice cubes.
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medievalpoc:

gryblogs:

quietlyloud-intersex:

treeofcolor:

eurotrottest:

admiral-yousmator:

You know what really gets to me, and I’m sure many know this, is the blatant abuse and betrayal that white photogs display in POC countries. Every time a photo has gotten famous like this photo did in history, the actual focus of the photo is left behind in the dust while the white photog is hailed as a hero for displaying the ills of that country. He didn’t even fucking ask her name. He didn’t ask for 17 years. The world knew nothing about her life and her story. He captured one moment that made him famous and she got nothing.
Every time I see this photo, I seethe.

interesting perspective

whats her name though

^^^

HER NAME IS SHARBAT GULA

When I speak about forms of colonialist violence and how it shapes the way we communicate, I hope that seeing this photograph with the above commentary included helps people understand what I mean.
This is how a person becomes reduced to an idea, an image, an accomplishment for someone else. She becomes “Afghan Girl”: a two-dimensional example meant to represent something over which she has no control. Was she ever paid for this photograph, or the second one above? 

No.
Why does Steve McCurry speak for her? Why does he control the conversation, why does he control what we can know about her? Where is her voice?
Who is Sharbat Gula?
Aug 8, 2014 / 70,925 notes

medievalpoc:

gryblogs:

quietlyloud-intersex:

treeofcolor:

eurotrottest:

admiral-yousmator:

You know what really gets to me, and I’m sure many know this, is the blatant abuse and betrayal that white photogs display in POC countries. Every time a photo has gotten famous like this photo did in history, the actual focus of the photo is left behind in the dust while the white photog is hailed as a hero for displaying the ills of that country. He didn’t even fucking ask her name. He didn’t ask for 17 years. The world knew nothing about her life and her story. He captured one moment that made him famous and she got nothing.

Every time I see this photo, I seethe.

interesting perspective

whats her name though

^^^

HER NAME IS SHARBAT GULA

When I speak about forms of colonialist violence and how it shapes the way we communicate, I hope that seeing this photograph with the above commentary included helps people understand what I mean.

This is how a person becomes reduced to an idea, an image, an accomplishment for someone else. She becomes “Afghan Girl”: a two-dimensional example meant to represent something over which she has no control. Was she ever paid for this photograph, or the second one above?

image

No.

Why does Steve McCurry speak for her? Why does he control the conversation, why does he control what we can know about her? Where is her voice?

Who is Sharbat Gula?

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bigbadbearbleedsblueblood:

bigbadbearbleedsblueblood:

Hey folks! I did say I’d do a giveaway and here it is, maybe a bit late. Everything here is never worn or used. I added additional web pictures so you can get a better idea of what everything looks like. So here is what you get!

1) Bird print skirt from Eloquii- Size 24

2) Lipstick dress from Forever 21+ -Size 3X

3) Black Skater Skirt from Asos Curve- Size 22.

4) Shorts from H&M Plus- Size 24

5) Watermelon earrings. (I’m not sure what kind of metal we’re talkin here so be aware of that.)

6) Watermelon Nail Decals.

7) I’m gonna add some other cute makeup and accessories, so get hype.

I might just pick a second place winner for some other cute accessories.

Here are the rules:

  • You must be following me.
  • Reblogs and Likes count.
  • You may reblog it as much as you’d like.
  • Giveaway blogs are not eligible.
  • I’ll ship outside of the US but you may have to wait for me to get enough money to do that.

This giveaway ends August 2, my birfday! I will try to have everything shipped out within that week. Please reblog so all the wonderful fatties have a chance to win! If you have any questions please ask.

Good luck to ya!

Last day to reblog this! Do yo thang, y’all.

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sugarpoppins:

bigbadbearbleedsblueblood:

Hey folks! I did say I’d do a giveaway and here it is, maybe a bit late. Everything here is never worn or used. I added additional web pictures so you can get a better idea of what everything looks like. So here is what you get!

1) Bird print skirt from Eloquii- Size 24

2) Lipstick dress from Forever 21+ -Size 3X

3) Black Skater Skirt from Asos Curve- Size 22.

4) Shorts from H&M Plus- Size 24

5) Watermelon earrings. (I’m not sure what kind of metal we’re talkin here so be aware of that.)

6) Watermelon Nail Decals.

7) I’m gonna add some other cute makeup and accessories, so get hype.

I might just pick a second place winner for some other cute accessories.

Here are the rules:

  • You must be following me.
  • Reblogs and Likes count.
  • You may reblog it as much as you’d like.
  • Giveaway blogs are not eligible.
  • I’ll ship outside of the US but you may have to wait for me to get enough money to do that.

This giveaway ends August 2, my birfday! I will try to have everything shipped out within that week. Please reblog so all the wonderful fatties have a chance to win! If you have any questions please ask.

Good luck to ya!

Holy shit yes!

Jul 22, 2014 / 4,930 notes

bigbadbearbleedsblueblood:

Hey folks! I did say I’d do a giveaway and here it is, maybe a bit late. Everything here is never worn or used. I added additional web pictures so you can get a better idea of what everything looks like. So here is what you get!

1) Bird print skirt from Eloquii- Size 24

2) Lipstick dress from Forever 21+ -Size 3X

3) Black Skater Skirt from Asos Curve- Size 22.

4) Shorts from H&M Plus- Size 24

5) Watermelon earrings. (I’m not sure what kind of metal we’re talkin here so be aware of that.)

6) Watermelon Nail Decals.

7) I’m gonna add some other cute makeup and accessories, so get hype.

I might just pick a second place winner for some other cute accessories.

Here are the rules:

  • You must be following me.
  • Reblogs and Likes count.
  • You may reblog it as much as you’d like.
  • Giveaway blogs are not eligible.
  • I’ll ship outside of the US but you may have to wait for me to get enough money to do that.

This giveaway ends August 2, my birfday! I will try to have everything shipped out within that week. Please reblog so all the wonderful fatties have a chance to win! If you have any questions please ask.

Good luck to ya!