The blog of an Iranian-American who cares about freedom, human rights, and beauty. Posts here are mostly on Persianate and Middle Eastern culture, stuff too true not to reblog, and liberty. بلاگ نفر ایرانی-آمریکایی که عاشق مسائل ایرانی و آزادی است. بیشتر ارسال ها در مورد ایران و خاور میانه و آزادی.
~ Sunday, May 19 ~
If you faceswap Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift, they look like a lesbian couple
Refugees return to their bombed out neighborhood in Herat, Afghanistan,
© Steve McCurry
~ Saturday, May 18 ~
Thousands of these prisoners are incarcerated for life or for 20, 10, or 5 years under mandatory minimum crack cocaine sentences imposed prior to the passage of the Fair Sentencing Act. More than 80 percent of federal prisoners serving crack cocaine sentences are black. In fiscal year 2010, before the passage of the Fair Sentencing Act, almost 4,000 defendants, mainly black, received mandatory minimum sentences for crack cocaine.
~ Thursday, May 16 ~
اگر دل شیر را نداری, سفر عشق مکن
If you do not have the heart of a lion, do not go on the journey of love.
Basima, 16, Pol-i-Charki, Afghanistan from Hunger