You’re not an African because you’re born in Africa. You’re an African because...– Marimba Ani (via specialnights)
Who will love our daughters? Who will love our daughters when abuse is the...– Jada pinkett smith (via myblackisbeautiful2)
: there are people in this world that have never... →
blunthought: there are people in this world that have never consciously known i exist, i speak to them fluently every night. matched by voices of energy surrounding them, often screaming out to our inattentive ears and minds. - last night i spoke to a stone in a…
: “love is a battlefield” - the days of daze... →
blunthought: “love is a battlefield” - the days of daze passed as i contemplated how love could be compared to a militaristic paradox of who owns what land as if land could be owned, as if i could be owned. once you have conquered me, what is left? - “us against the… This guy is the truth.
Ode To You, Woman You ARE beautiful today. Not just today but everyday....– Shelly Gray
Ann Cunter claims that the new Star Trek Film has... →
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter walked out of a screening of Star Trek: Into Darknesslast night, saying that the science fiction adventure had “too many minorities.” According to witnesses at Regal Cinemas in New York, the controversial author was seen cursing out the screen and exiting about half an hour into the picture. In an interview on Sean Hannity’s radio show today Coulter defended...
Spelman's first twin valedictorians!
belindapendragon: theblackcollegian: “Please join us in congratulating identical twins Kirstie and Kristie Bronner, they have been named co-valedictorians for Spelman College Class of 2013 with a 4.0 GPA. The Bronner sisters are Atlanta natives who are making history as the first twins to receive the designation in the history of Spelman College.” (via Girls2Greatness) CONGRATULATIONS TO...
Let me reduce your culture to a party theme, a costume that I wear on Halloween,...– What I hear when people defend cultural appropriation (via colormeradical)
theatomicboom: I don’t get people who don’t like reading. I mean, there are people who are so proud to say that they haven’t read a book since high school. Like, am I supposed to be impressed by that?
I am the product of racial mixing and I LOVE interracial couples (obviously, I post them all the time). I cannot ;even simply by genealogy; (and my love for all races be racist) nor would I want to be. I know and believe that racial discrimination is a manmade, hateful, ugly thing that should be eradicated. I am however aware of it’s effects on all who exist on this planet and I think that...
Let me be clear about the last post I uploaded. THERE IS NOTHING WRONG with asking about someone’s ethnicity or background out of curiosity; but to try and give a black person a compliment by saying they’re nice looking BECAUSE they look like they have caucasian, hispanic, or other blood IS NOT a compliment. Caucasian, Hispanic, Asian, and all other people are absolutely beautiful..but so are...
Things that say a lot about people: the way which they treat the waiter/waitress how they feel about the weather whether they dog ear pages or highlight in books fingernails and hands in general their preferred creative outlet how much they dread/enjoy talking on the phone whether or not they drink coffee if they ever forget to eat how honest they are with themselves (and others) if...
Lala ngoxolo Gogo.
Rest in peace Grandmother.
Because when a man tells a Black woman that she looks mixed as a form of...– Shayla Pierce, Why Saying I Look “Mixed” Isn’t A Compliment (via theraceproblem) Or the shock when folks actually find your Black ass attractive and you’re so obviously not recently mixed. (via witchsistah) I hate that bullshit. I dont’ find it a compliment when people say shit about me being...
Let's Pretend It's Love: In reality... →
thr0ughmyv3ins: I know this website is infested with pictures of unrealistically beautiful girls but that doesn’t mean you have to look like them to be beautiful. It’s great to have a goal but getting yourself there by starving yourself, exercising till you physically can’t any longer, or a combination of the two… this.