Nobody gives the black girl mob credit for being smart as fuck. They clown but at the end of the day they are really intelligent.
And it’s not subtle at all.
Taystee is a math prodigy in addition to being well-read, Poussey is multilingual, Cindy just knows shit, Suzanne studies Shakespeare, Watson was a good student in addition to being a track star, Vee is basically an evil genius. Piper often learns the most from them; they taught her how to fight and helped translate Pennsatucky’s biblical threat.
The show flat out acknowledges the (academic) intelligence of the black inmates time and time again, but the audience collectively ignores it.
ALL OF THIS
This will always remain my favorite vintage lesbian art… Do I even have to break it down for you?
Edit: Goodness. Nearly every reblog of this is something along the lines of “but hOw iS sHe sMoKiNg uNdErWatEr??” and “THIS PROMOTES RAPE CULTURE!”
Guys, she’s eating fishies from that tin, it’s not a cig. And this is old ass erotic magazine art of a mermaid looking up through glass at skirts. This isn’t something anyone is looking to for guidance on how to treat women. @_@;;;
Venus, an adorable Chimera cat from North Carolina, has a striking two-toned face and different colored eyes.