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This gallery is a representation of a world I'm creating in my head, one that grows more through every spark of inspiration!
It may be nothing much now, but I will keep building it and make it more interesting!!
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Hello, I'm Pastell and I act younger than I am :iconyuiswayplz:

And no, I don't really have a thousand deviations. It's a glitch I think :/

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I've been thinking this for a while, and I recently saw a post on tumblr that shared the same thoughts as me and I couldn't help but agree.

In RWBY, Faunuses (people with animal ears/tail) are oppressed and discriminated against because they have a bad reputation. Blake Belladonna is a Faunus.

Blake's oppression as a faunus is a great, great metaphor for racism. It's the concept of racism, except put in the context of fantasy to make it "friendlier" while still giving the same message. It's a great metaphor for Blake's blackness and the hardships that come from it...

But the thing is, they didn't make Blake black.

I honestly believe that the message would've meant more if Blake were black. Of course they wouldn't randomly bring up anti-black racism in a show like RWBY, but the Faunus metaphor would've been a good allusion to Blake's blackness and the truth about racism--it still goes on, and it effects black people. If people don't get this at first, they're bound to read some analysises that will correlate Blake's oppression with the true hidden meaning of Blake being discriminated due to being black. People could've been educated from this issue being presented in a fantasy/metaphoric way.

So yeah. I headcanon that Blake is black. I headcanon that the show just doesn't show it.

From now on, I'll draw Blake black and with poofy hair. I honestly really support this.
  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Chiru Sanpo (MariMite season 4 OP)
  • Reading: K-ON!
  • Watching: taking a break from anime, sadly
  • Playing: The Sims 3 of course
  • Eating: nothing
  • Drinking: life water of course

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TerribleAttempt Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2015  New Deviant
It's not a glitch. Journals count as deviations.
ViikateFretti Featured By Owner May 31, 2015
Thank you so much for the fav~!<3
fujihayabusa Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the  +fav
CaliforniaPoppy Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the :+fav:!
furemi Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Do you still ship gumi and rin?? ;-;  
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