restoring faith in humanity week

A writer named Ijeoma Oluo has shared an interesting Twitter conversation she had with a 14-year-old, racist troll on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and the result is truly inspiring.

"You guys I'm a mom," she wrote on Facebook. "You think I'm going to let some 14 year old outlast me? I got love for days."

Warning: there are a lot of racial slurs and other awful stuff in here, but make sure to read all the way through to the end.

random act of kindness,racism,trolling,MLK,restoring faith in humanity week,mlk day,failbook
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
selfie,instagram,restoring faith in humanity week
Via: The Daily Dot
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Earlier today a student armed with a knife at Franklin Regional Senior High School near Pittsburgh, PA attacked and injured at least 20 students. Several have been hospitalized with serious injuries but no deaths have been reported as of this time. Thinking quickly, student Nate Scimio pulled the fire alarm and alerted other students of the emergency. After he was taken to the hospital, this selfie happened.

Frankly, making some derisive comment about "kids these days" seems totally unwarranted when the kid involved likely saved lives. Of course, that didn't stop the press from asking for interviews and snarky comments like this:



Selfie earned, selfie deserved, Mr. Scimio.

LA comedian (after reading this, you can add "wonderful human being") Laurie Kilmartin's father is in the final stages of an aggressive lung cancer. She's taking to twitter to write about her experiences in the only way she knows how. What happens is something equal parts darkly comedic and absolutely loving. Check out some choice selections here:

Hat tip to Uproxx.

cancer,restoring faith in humanity week,twitter
View List
  • -
  • Vote
  • -
random act of kindness,taylor swift,bully,restoring faith in humanity week
Via: Taylor Swift
  • -
  • Vote
  • -

Above: Taylor Swift being the whitest woman at this year's Grammy's. Below: Taylor Swift being the nicest woman to a kid feeling alienated at school. This is her comment on Instagram:



Back to Top