green-street-politics:

geekybitch:

sanityscraps:

ethiopienne:

cimness:

The Associated Press, a news service subscribed to by news outlets all over the world, distributed a story about the first Obama Administration State Dinner. In the story, sent in by Elisabeth R., Samantha Critchell describes Michelle Obama’s dress as “flesh-colored.”

(via Sociological Images - Stunning Example of the Neutrality of Whiteness by Lisa Wade)

Raise your hand if you’re a WoC and you’re surprised by this. Don’t worry, I’ll wait.

^^The only appropriate reaction. XD Seriously, how hard is it to just say “cream-coloured”?

flesh-coloured like a band-aid

Once more with feeling!

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    [Image description: A screencap of an online article with a photo. The photo depicts the Obamas, both looking very...
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  6. whatkatiedidntdonext reblogged this from oh-so-pleasant and added:
    I found this funny.
  7. oh-so-pleasant reblogged this from ataritastic and added:
    without looking at the comment i just saw the boxed in words and I was like OOOOOOO. DAT SHIT AWK. Whoops.
  8. ataritastic reblogged this from kerishma and added:
    That’s not flesh-coloured even by white people standards! What the hell.
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    It isn’t even ‘flesh coloured’ I don’t know anyone with that skin colouring unless their dying of yellow fever jesus....
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    lol what a post. Lovely couple and lovely outfits though.
  17. accioharo reblogged this from corgidoggy and added:
    …What the hell. Ugh, fail. Irrelevantly, that’s not even white people colored. It’s more like beige. That being said,...
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    What’s interesting is when the “nude” trend began a few years ago, I was still in school. In one class, I mentioned that...
  21. thismysfit reblogged this from cimness and added:
    Jesus H. Christ. No. Just…. no. Nothing’s been “Flesh colored” since 1962, when Crayola ditched that particular crayon...
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