They are children, Sansa thought. Their dreams were full of songs and stories, the way hers had been before Joffrey cut her father’s head off.
Sansa pitied them. Sansa envied them. (x)
So I was on the train today and these two black guys were having a conversation not even that loud and said “nigga” like once when this white lady turns around and says “How do you think MLK Jr. would feel about you using that kind of language” and one of the guys snaps back and said “Idk maybe if your people didn’t shoot him I would know”
That awkward moment when white people using MLK as a trope backfires…
Filed under: things Maddi from http://lapincoeur.tumblr.com/ brings to my attention.
Okay let me just
Sparrowhawk (Earthsea by Ursula K. Leguin)
Book Description: He is described as haging red brown skin.
(let me add here that mos of Earthsea characters are brown and in EVERY.SINGLE.ADAPTATION they’re all white. The Author of the books has already shown her disagreement with these portrayals)
Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins)
Book Description: Katniss has straight long black hair, which she normally pulls back into a long braid, olive skin, and gray eyes.
Melanie (The Host by Stephenie Meyer)
Book Description: She is described as having tan skin, almond eyes adn dark hair.
The Seeker (The Host by Stephenie Meyer)
Book Description: She is described as having olive skin, and black hair and eyes.
Lolita (Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov)
Book Description: She is described as having tawny skin, brown hair and blue eyes.
Nora (Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion)
Book Description: She is described as being of Ethiopian descent, having brown skin and brown eyes.
wow hollywwodthese are characters not my white shirts stop whitewashing them
(feel free to add more if you want)
Ursula K. has had words about those movies.
Which has only added to my love.