This is disgusting did they just smack the walden instagram filter on her
This isn’t the Walden instagram filter otherwise the shirt color would have changed, they lightened her skin by a fucking lot.omg do you see this shit??? Ugh this makes me so mad
In a nutshell why I still to this day get insecure about my skin color. This pisses me off to no endWow they didn’t even try to be subtle wtf
I will never understand why so many people think lighter skin is somehow prettier or better than darker skin. And I don’t get how that was EVER a thing.
Along with most media outlets One News ran this news item about the idea of value of Te Reo Māori for the children of Aotearoa. I believe the idea was not making it compulsory as such but making it more accessible throughout schools and encouraging the idea of a bilingual New Zealand.
Unfortunately white New Zealand is far from ready for this prospect, white tears, racism and personal attacks ensued in the comments section. The comments speak for themselves in terms of how far we have to go in terms of respect for our Māori people, history and the status of tangata whenua.
What are your thoughts on this whānau?
Having a bilingual upbringing would have been a dream come true for me as a Māori woman but unfortunately the effects of colonisation are still strong in my household so I never got the chance to embrace my language.
Do you think Te Reo needs to start from within the home to be effective? How would learning basic Te Reo effect all our tamariki in NZ?
“The problem is that white people see racism as conscious hate, when racism is bigger than that. Racism is a complex system of social and political levers and pulleys set up generations ago to continue working on the behalf of whites at other people’s expense, whether whites know/like it or not. Racism is an insidious cultural disease. It is so insidious that it doesn’t care if you are a white person who likes black people; it’s still going to find a way to infect how you deal with people who don’t look like you. Yes, racism looks like hate, but hate is just one manifestation. Privilege is another. Access is another. Ignorance is another. Apathy is another. And so on. So while I agree with people who say no one is born racist, it remains a powerful system that we’re immediately born into. It’s like being born into air: you take it in as soon as you breathe. It’s not a cold that you can get over. There is no anti-racist certification class. It’s a set of socioeconomic traps and cultural values that are fired up every time we interact with the world. It is a thing you have to keep scooping out of the boat of your life to keep from drowning in it. I know it’s hard work, but it’s the price you pay for owning everything.”
Scott Woods (X)
he motherfucking dropped the truth.
THAT’S THE PRICE YOU PAY FOR OWNING EVERYTHING