All of us are up against something.

Erin Gruwell: Maybe we should talk about art. Tito’s got real talent, don’t you think? You know something? I saw a picture just like this once, in a museum. Only it wasn’t a black man, it was a jewish man. And instead of the big lips he had a really big nose, like a rat’s nose. But he wasn’t just one particular jewish man. This was a drawing of all jews. And these drawings were put in the newspapers by the most famous gang in history. You think you know all about gangs? You’re amateurs. This gang will put you all to shame. And they started out poor and angry and everybody looked down on them. Until one man decided to give them some pride, an identity… and somebody to blame. You take over neighborhoods? That’s nothing compared to them. They took over countries. You want to know how? They just wiped out everybody else. Yeah, they wiped out everybody they didn’t like and everybody they blamed for their life being hard. And one of the ways they did it was by doing this: see, they print pictures like this in the newspapers, jewish people with big, long noses… blacks with big, fat lips. They’d also published scientific evidence that proved that jews and blacks were the lowest form of human species. Jews and blacks were more like animals. And because they were just like animals it didn’t matter if they lived or died. In fact, life would be a whole lot better if they were all dead. That’s how a holocaust happens. And that’s what you all think of each other.

Freedoms Writers.
The most amazing, beautiful, true story of teenagers with a second chance, hope.
I was given the book to read, i loved it instantly.
I thought it was about time i seen the movie.
Cried about three times in total, ha.
Unity, Pride, Love, Companionship,
Admiration, Difference.
Let’s just say, i was fucking inspired.
If you haven’t seen it, watch it.
If you haven’t read it, read it.
Pure amazing.

Today was a shocking day.
I hate it how if i did that to you i would never hear the end of it.
People think they can just push me around.
I’m vulnerable i know.
But that doesn’t give you the right to treat me the way you’d do.
Grrrrrrrrrrrrr.

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