"You can’t even read American fiction to get a sense of how actual life is lived these days. You read American fiction to learn about dysfunctional white folk doing things that are weird to normal white folks."
— Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche (via tokenblackconfessions)
"The female ‘confidence gap’ is a sham"
— Women’s lack of confidence could be just a keen understanding of just how little society values them, writes Jessica Valenti (via guardian)
(Source: theguardian.com, via guardian)