lawebloca:

The salmon send their best assassin

“If you can’t fight and you can’t flee, flow.” — Robert Elias (via observando)

boqor:

Go to school and study hard kids, yo mama ain’t travel halfway across the world for this

policymic:

The racist response to the Spelling Bee is further proof America isn’t ready to talk about minority success

On May 29, they became co-champions of an especially hard-fought Scripps National Spelling Bee.

In the past few years, the 89-year-old competition has seen a striking pattern in which Indian-American contestants have lifted the winner’s trophy eight consecutive times and in 13 of the past 17 outings. Their streak feeds into years of conversation around race, achievement and immigrant success — all tied to problematic notions of what it means to be “American.”

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