In this country, ‘American’ means white. Everybody else has to hyphenate.

—Toni Morrison (via meggannn)

(Source: blackgirlsbirthedtheearth)

1 year ago with 18,956 notes / via: meggannn source: blackgirlsbirthedtheearth
isms - actually my parents do this too - when they say we're not american they really mean we're not white -