Fall, New York Fashion Week 2013
Coffee Shop: Blue Bottle Coffee
Location: Chelsea, NY
Urban Bush Babes!
“My grandmother always told me: ‘It doesn’t matter if you’re crippled, blind, or crazy. All this world cares about is how you survive. As long as you don’t do drugs or go to jail, you’re gonna be fine.’”
“What do you mean by: ‘The world only cares about how you survive?’”
“The only thing people care about is if you’re working, and if you’re paying your taxes. I worked for the city for six years. During the time that I was working, I was Mr. Matthew Phillips. The moment that I wasn’t able to work anymore, I became a social security number.’”
wait, so is she saying young white people pretend they’re black or whatever then grow up and turn white again?
What she means is white people have the ability to exploit the “desirable” traits of black culture. They can twerk, wear gold chains, appropriate black culture basically. BUT at the end of the they can go back to having all the advantages of being white.
Example: Marky Mark- AKA Mark Wahlberg
"My baseball coach told everyone to name their favorite players and I said Derek Jeter because he’s the only one I know."