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micdotcom:

11 things white people should stop saying to black people immediately

Whenever a black youth like Michael Brown gets shot, or a racist blowhard like Donald Sterling gets exposed, many white people on and off the Internet react with remarks brimming with the ugliness of anti-black racism. And it absolutely has to stop. 

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This is bullshit. There’s no such thing as white privilege, at least in America. Racism against whites is real. Why are Black pride, Asian pride, Hispanic pride parades acceptable but once it’s White pride it’s racist!

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America had one great military writer and that was Mahan….

America had one great military writer and that was Mahan….

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There has always been something romantic about the chouans…..

There has always been something romantic about the chouans…..

artofthedarkages:

A mosaic portrait of the Byzantine emperor Justinian.
Pieced together out of gold and glass tesserae.
Made in the 6th century in the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo at Ravenna.
Currently located in situ.


Could you say ‘situ-ated in situ’

artofthedarkages:

A mosaic portrait of the Byzantine emperor Justinian.

Pieced together out of gold and glass tesserae.

Made in the 6th century in the Basilica of Sant’Apollinare Nuovo at Ravenna.

Currently located in situ.

Could you say ‘situ-ated in situ’

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It is neither holy, Roman or an empire.

—Napoleon Bonaparte on the Holy Roman Empire. (via vive-le-empereur)

That was Voltaire!!!!!!

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WWI British ration, WWI French ration, ‘ships biscuit’, universal 18th century European ration

WWI British ration, WWI French ration, ‘ships biscuit’, universal 18th century European ration