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19

Sep

depressednmoderatelywelldressed:

coelasquid:

Whenever people point to Mary Shelley and say “a woman invented sci-fi you know” I just think “well, I mean, technically a woman invented the whole concept of authoring books as far as we can tell but hey who’s keeping track”

*cough* a black woman *cough*

5ft1:

this make up!!!! lordt

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rihannainfinity:

September 7: Rihanna at the “Edun” Fashion show in New York 

rihannainfinity:

September 7: Rihanna at the “Edun” Fashion show in New York 

airships-and-swords:

mx-ro:

brown-likeme:

nizhonibird:

sikssaapo-p:

THE TRUTH OF NATIVE AMERICANS BEFORE THE GENOCIDE

Gotta put this on blast.
We never needed a white savior.

I hate this country.

What I learned from this video:

  • 100 million Native Americans died at the hands of white colonists
  • Instead of planting crops the colonists spent their days digging random holes in the ground looking for gold. They started starving and dug up Indian corpses to eat. They took Indian prisoners and forced them to teach the colonists how to farm
  • Native Americans had massive cities with tens of thousands of well constructed houses, intricate water canals and large merchant areas.
  • The Native Americans used soaps, deodorants and breath sweeteners while colonists never bathed or even took of their clothes
  • There was a delousing policy with the mantra Nits create Lice; nits being Native American babies, so their goal was to kill every Indian, including babies 
  • In the 1700’s 80% of the Federal Budget went towards eradicating the Native American population so they could take their developed farmland
  • Colonists leaders went town after town killing men women and children under the approval of George Washington
  • "Pursue Indians to extermination" -Thomas Jefferson
  • California governor (1849-1851): “extermination must continue to be waged until the Indian becomes extinct”

The main factor which prevented Native American extinction was the fact they were used for slave labor. The most prized Native Americans were young girls who were said to be valued for labor and lust (that one white dude in your ethnic studies class that says he’s 1/36th Cherokee?)

In modern times children were forced into Indian Boarding Schools whose goal was to “Kill the Indian in them”. It was federal policy. They were beaten if they used their native tongue, they were forced to dress and style their hair like whites 

This country was literally built on terrorism and mass murder. White people are savage terrorists.

Until, this is taught in schools everywhere- “history class” is merely a racism propaganda course.

… wow, now I feel like my AP US History teacher went above and beyond in a lot of ways. We spent a fair bit of time talking about the “boarding schools” that … really, boarding school isn’t the right name for them. Forced acculturation centers is a better term. While we didn’t go into depth on our early presidents’ attitudes, he was rather … critical (that’s a good, mild term) of the idea of manifest destiny, and strongly attacked the theft of native land.

I wish every school, every US history student, had a teacher like that. Because he was amazing. He was the first person to really teach me to be critical of history books, and for that I will always be grateful.

(Source: thesinwhisperer)

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sexxxpensive:

I highly fuck with this bitch

(Source: pyrex-pussy)

Help me locate my younger brother.

genuinelyawful:

His name is Rayshawn. He ran away to NYC and is believed to be somewhere in Manhattan (i know, it’s huge). We haven’t seen him in over 2 weeks and have no way of contacting him. I’m very worried about his well being.  He skateboards so he might be riding around on one. Idk. I just really need to talk to him or at least know that he’s okay. 

I don’t really have any good pics but here are twoimage

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I’d appreciate it if you reblogged this and spread the word. 

jenezie:

Misty Copeland - 1st African American Woman to join American Ballet Theatre

jenezie:

Misty Copeland - 1st African American Woman to join American Ballet Theatre

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17

Sep

2brwngrls:

scjsundae:

say it with me: YOU CAN GET IT

oof retta, yas girl

shaniroti:

deebott:

My skin is essential.

😻



SHANI THIS IS YOU AS A DOMINATRIX LOWKEY

shaniroti:

deebott:

My skin is essential.

😻

SHANI THIS IS YOU AS A DOMINATRIX LOWKEY

gradientlair:

I love my skin!

Perfect 

Well 7 year old me is in tears so…..

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16

Sep

Black Women Make Shocking Discovery: Money to Be Made Meeting Each Other's Needs

freshmouthgoddess:

seriously !!!!!!!!!! yes

when I think of work I want to create Black women are my main target !!

many a self pub Black woman authors are making a living like this …for us by us / working together !!!

haneefistheonlyone:

caressmykeeys:

hersheywrites:

thecolornine:

afriblaq:
Mary Turner 1918 Eight Months Pregnant Mobs lynched Mary Turner on May 17, 1918 in Lowndes County, Georgia because she vowed to have those responsible for killing her husband arrested. Her husband was arrested in connection with the shooting and killing Hampton Smith, a white farmer for whom the couple had worked, and for wounding his wife. Sidney Johnson. a Black man, apparently killed Smith because he was tired of the farmer’s abuse. Unable to find Johnson. the killers lynched eight other Blacks Including Hayes Turner and his wife Mary. The mob hanged Mary by her feet, poured gasoline and oil on her and set fire to her body. One white man sliced her open and Mrs. Turner’s baby tumbled to the ground with a “little cry” and the mob stomped the baby to death and sprayed bullets into Mary Turner. (NAACP: Thirty Years of Lynching in the U.S. 1889-1918 )

There is a display in the Black Wax Museum based off her tragic story. It’s so graphic, it just tears me up and makes me angry all over again.

this is the worst thing I have ever read

This is what they want us to forget. This is what they want us to get over. Meanwhile muslims still can’t get past a normal wand search without issue because of 9/11…….

haneefistheonlyone:

caressmykeeys:

hersheywrites:

thecolornine:

afriblaq:

Mary Turner 1918 Eight Months Pregnant
Mobs lynched Mary Turner on May 17, 1918 in Lowndes County, Georgia because she vowed to have those responsible for killing her husband arrested. Her husband was arrested in connection with the shooting and killing Hampton Smith, a white farmer for whom the couple had worked, and for wounding his wife. Sidney Johnson. a Black man, apparently killed Smith because he was tired of the farmer’s abuse. Unable to find Johnson. the killers lynched eight other Blacks Including Hayes Turner and his wife Mary. The mob hanged Mary by her feet, poured gasoline and oil on her and set fire to her body. One white man sliced her open and Mrs. Turner’s baby tumbled to the ground with a “little cry” and the mob stomped the baby to death and sprayed bullets into Mary Turner. (NAACP: Thirty Years of Lynching in the U.S. 1889-1918 )

There is a display in the Black Wax Museum based off her tragic story. It’s so graphic, it just tears me up and makes me angry all over again.

this is the worst thing I have ever read

This is what they want us to forget. This is what they want us to get over. Meanwhile muslims still can’t get past a normal wand search without issue because of 9/11…….