It’s about us breaking up as a couple and also about changing weather. You know, it’s multiple levels of meaning — weather being a metaphor for my emotions. That’s kind of what all of my songs were about then and, arguably, they still are.
— pwelverumandsun explains the studio creation and his state of mind for The Microphones’ “I Want Wind to Blow” from the 2001 album, The Glow Pt. 2.
Ratchet is a racialized term. So is ghetto. So is thug. So is welfare queen. Someone does not have to EXPLICITLY say the word “black” in order for something to be racist against black people. Speaking in flagrantly racist terms is one of the least sophisticated manifestations of racism today.TemperedFury on Philip DeFranco’s, creator of the YouTube channel Philly D, use of racialized language. (via knowledgeequalsblackpower)