"And how hard is it to land even a minimum-wage job? This year, the Ivy League college admissions acceptance rate was 8.9%. Last year, when Walmart opened its first store in Washington, D.C., there were more than 23,000 applications for 600 jobs, which resulted in an acceptance rate of 2.6%, making the big box store about twice as selective as Harvard and five times as choosy as Cornell. Telling unemployed people to get off their couches (or out of the cars they live in or the shelters where they sleep) and get a job makes as much sense as telling them to go study at Harvard."
— "Why Don’t the Unemployed Get Off Their Couches?" and Eight Other Critical Questions for Americans (via timberlatkes)
"Women of color in the pornography industry are paid half to three quarters of what white actresses tend to make."
Porn Stars of Color Face Racial Inequality and Wage Gap Too (via titotito)
Are we really surprised at this fact in a society that placates white pussy as the ultimate prize and puts anybody else into niches and fetish categories?
ARE WE REALLY?
White people will raise hell for discrimination and brutality against Pitbulls but won’t blink twice at a black person getting choked to death by the police, 300 kidnapped Nigerian girls or innocent black people getting thrown in jail with a death sentence.