Ratchet is a racialized term. So is ghetto. So is thug. So is welfare queen. Someone does not have to EXPLICITLY say the word “black” in order for something to be racist against black people. Speaking in flagrantly racist terms is one of the least sophisticated manifestations of racism today.TemperedFury on Philip DeFranco’s, creator of the YouTube channel Philly D, use of racialized language. (via knowledgeequalsblackpower)
Being human is no good excuse for any fault. I just told someone this. By saying that your shaming the rest of the race and holding everyone to your same flaws. Being human should be used as a term to rise above our animal instincts not lower ourselves beneath them.