Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed...– Dream Hampton. (via theblacksophisticate)
Are we a lost generation of our people? Add us to equations but they’ll never...– Janelle Monae- Q.U.E.E.N. PREACH GIRRRL! (via glitterandplastic) Win!
As Americans, we have this naïve assumption that people all over the world are...– 10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America http://bananenplanet.wordpress.com/2012/07/17/10-things-most-americans-dont-know-about-america/ (via curlycherie) There are two areas where the USA is way out in front of the rest of the world: war and prison. The technology of killing is the main...
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n-g-r-latina: Can people stop telling me how being black is going to help me get into medical school now?
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I went on a date last night and then you texted and asked, again, whether I would come there. Start our days with coffee, end with you making dinner. Forever. I feel myself tug towards yes and then I remember why it will always be no with you and I. There are people in your life who are going to love you for all of the wrong reasons. They will love you for the best part of your face, the best...
wordsaretimeless: I see Egypt in her eyes and Sudan in her skin I see Somalia in her face and Zimbabwe in her waist I see the Congo in her thighs and Ghana in her hips I see Senegal in her hair and Nigeria in her lips I see Rwanda in her walk and Kenya in her dance I see Uganda in her grace and Liberia in her smile I see Sierra Leone in her will and Mali in her poise I see Africa in her...
bilbutt-baggins: testoster0ne: how do woman not orgasm when inserting tampons. like isn’t just like having sex idgi? This sounds like a Mitt Romney diary entry. Lmao
Even if Saldana manages to look like Simone, it still leaves another question:...– - Dr. Marc Lamont Hill (Columbia Univ.) on Zoe Saldana’s casting as Nina Simone (via black-culture)
Chic Is The New RED: BEYONCÉ TO DUET WITH ANDRÉ... →
chicisthenewred: Beyoncé is going “Back to Black” with some help from André 3000. The pop icon and OutKast rapper are teaming up for a remake of the late Amy Winehouse’s classic. According to E! News, the cover will appear on the soundtrack to the upcoming Baz Luhrmann-directed film The Great Gatsby….
Black people, who make up 22% of the poor, receive... →
theraceproblem: racismschool: Just so we’re all clear on what we just read. Black people make up 22% of the poor but only 14% of the government benefits. Meaning, 8% of poor Black people are not taking government benefits when they need them. While, white people make up 42% of the poor but receive 69% of the government benefits. Meaning, there are white people who are classified as middle...
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knowledgeequalsblackpower: searchingforknowledge: lati-negros: peroquevaina: univisionnews: Designer Ronaldo Fraga made his models wear wigs made of steel wool, in what he said was a “tribute” to Afro Brazilian women. By SANTIAGO WILLS A Brazilian designer who sculpted steel “Afro” wigs for his models’ catwalk strut has been accused of racism during the Sao Paulo Fashion Week in...
jaydeleau: so you mean to tell me that guys can get a ton of condoms for free but i’m still paying like $10 for tampons/pads a month even tho i did not sign the terms and conditions for this ‘menstruation’ shit for the next 30 years? guys dont HAVE to have sex u know but sure lets make sure they’ve got everything they need cus i definitely love using the last of my money on shit to make...
scrickiras: if a girl wants to be feminine THAT IS OK!!! if a girl doesn’t want to be feminine THAT IS OK!!! if a girl doesn’t adhere to society’s standards of what is “”acceptable”” i.e shaving their legs THAT IS OK!!! if a girl wants to shave her legs THAT IS OK!!! if a girl has a lot of sex THAT IS OK!!! if a girl doesn’t have sex THAT IS OK!!! STOP VILIFYING GIRLS SIMPLY FOR...
Conversation on the Bus Today
Lady: I'm not saying all Muslims are terrorists. I'm just saying that the terrorists are Muslims; they have the same holy book, the same beliefs. The terrorists are just more open about about it.
Me: So you've heard about Westboro Baptist Church right?
Lady: Oh my yes, they're an awful group of people.
Me: They're Christian.
Me: I'm not saying all Christians are like the Westboro Baptist Church, but they have the same holy book, the same beliefs.
Me: They're just a lot more open about it.
Random Guy Next To Me: *High fives*
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