Every time, every goddamn time.
I AM SO HAPPY THIS MOMENT IN TELEVISION EXISTS
Velma: “My glasses, my glasses, I can’t see without my glasses!”
Johnny: “My glasses, my glasses, I can’t be seen without my glasses!”
Are we not gonna talk about how Johnny doesnt have a fucking face till he puts the glasses on
On the morning of September 4, 1957, fifteen-year-old Dorothy Counts set out on a harrowing path toward Harding High, where-as the first African American to attend the all-white school – she was greeted by a jeering swarm of boys who spat, threw trash, and yelled epithets at her as she entered the building.
Charlotte Observer photographer Don Sturkey captured the ugly incident on film, and in the days that followed, the searing image appeared not just in the local paper but in newspapers around the world.
People everywhere were transfixed by the girl in the photograph who stood tall, her five-foot-ten-inch frame towering nobly above the mob that trailed her. There, in black and white, was evidence of the brutality of racism, a sinister force that had led children to torment another child while adults stood by. While the images display a lot of evils: prejudice, ignorance, racism, sexism, inequality, it also captures true strength, determination, courage and inspiration.
Here she is, age 70, still absolutely elegant and poised.
she deserves to be re-blogged.
she’s so goddamned inspirational
oh my god the poise
With age i’ve learned how to be very low maintenance and equally low key. At this point in my life, the following sentences will make me swoon and have the sex with you.
- I know where we should order dinner from tonight.
- It’s okay, i understand. Honestly.
- Can we just nap all day today?
- Yes, it is in fact a burrito night.
- I’m going to the grocery store.
- How was your day?
Bonus points for implementing high fives as obligatory celebration practices.