destieldearest

On April 21, 1967, the 100 millionth GM vehicle rolled off the line at the plant in Janesville — a blue two-door Caprice. There was a big ceremony, speeches. The lieutenant governor even showed up.

Three days later, another car rolled off that same line. No one gave two craps about her. But they should have, because this 1967 Chevrolet Impala would turn out to be the most important car… no, the most important object in pretty much the whole universe.

thewastedgeneration

notactuallysherlock asked:

What are your thoughts on Laverne Cox not making the time 100, despite her getting like the fifth most votes in the polls?

fishingboatproceeds answered:

Laverne Cox is the most visible trans person of color in the world and she has helped millions of people to learn about trans people and the discrimination they face. I think Laverne Cox is one of the most important and influential people in the world and should’ve been included in the TIME 100.

A lot of serious news reporting has become more entertainment-driven and more opinion-driven as opposed to factual," she said. "People book onto the shows, political figures, commentators who will be controversial, who will be provocative because it’s a good show. You might not learn anything, but you might be entertained and I think that’s just become an unfortunate pattern that I wish could be broken.
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