This guys, is Dean Thomas.
He was a member of Dumbledore’s Army, and when Umbridge began accusing Harry of lying, Dean defended him in front of the class. He also refused to take sides even when his best friend considered Harry to be a liar.
When he was seventeen, an act against Muggle-borns was placed into action inside the Ministry. Considering the fact his father had left his Muggle mother when he was very young, he had no proof of Wizarding heritage. And so he had to take refuge in the woods to avoid Death Eaters. He was caught by Snatchers eventually, and forced to live in a dungeon in the Malfoy’s House for a few days.
He was later rescued by Dobby, who was later killed. To repay the house elf, Dean Thomas helped Harry and Ron shovel out his grave even though he had never formally met the elf.
Can we just take a second to appreciate his actions, that were very underappreciated in the movies.
CultureSOUL: *Vintage* Black Ballerinas
1. Doris Patterson’s dance class, Washington D.C, 1948-1949
2. Young dancers, 1959; Flora Robb Dance Studio, Oxnard, CA, 1959.
3. ‘The Black Swan’ - Photo by Luis Castaneda, Miami, FL 1990
Wadjda (2013) - dir. Haifaa Al-Mansour // Saudi Arabia
Sporting a majority female cast, Wadjda tells the story of a 10-year-old girl obsessed with idea of owning a beautiful green bike she find in a toy store, even though traditional customs frown upon the notion of girls riding bikes. Nevertheless, Wadjda convinces a neighbour boy to teach her to ride in secret and begins running various small-time scams at school to raise the money for the bicycle.