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11

Apr

ebbaliciousz:

sincerely-elsh:

b0nafidelovin:

fucknofetishization:

susiethemoderator:

better-than-kanye-bitchh:

None of this shit is funny.

All of this is self hate.

All of this is dehumanizing.

All of this is foolish ignorance.

This is not only disgusting, but appalling as well; exactly how can we succeed as a community when you put down the very women who bring you up?

These “men” are children.

If you do not support black women, you do not support black power. Black power is not just for black men. If you do not support black women.. Congratulations! You have ‘slave mentality’.

The hatred of black women is taught by the white oppressor, older generations of black men, the media, and at some times other black women. As a whole, we cannot grow as a community if you HATE more then half of it.

Often when colorism is discussed in the black community, men and some women attribute darker skin as manly and attach racial slurs (non reclaim) to them.

Having malice towards darker skin does not make you above any person, and just to set the record straight: DATING, MARRYING, or FUCKING a white woman does not make you closer to the white man. You are black, that is who you are and that is who you will be, that is your identifier. NO MATTER where you will go you are black. You ancestors and your grandparents fought for the right to love one another.

So let me ask you this:
Is your mother an ugly monkey?
Is your sister an illiterate darkie?
Is your DAUGHTER, with skin the color of gold tier melanin UNWORTHY of human love and emotion? Should she be subject to the hate you spew from you ignorant lips? Are her tears useless, because she inherited YOUR skin?

For those who participate in such behavior, what is your skin tone? 9/10 they are as dark if not darker then the women they belittle.

This ignorance has got to STOP, if not for our current  generation…. Then the next.

- Susie, the Moderator who is sick of seeing self hate destroy her own community.

The fetishism of lighter skinned POC and the colorism between POC needs to stop.

Not only is this prevalent in the black/African community, but in all communities (except white) from Asia to Latin America.

- it’s Susie again

Ignorant as fuck.

Absolutely shameful

:(

(Source: iheartandreaa)

08

Apr

White slaves masters raped black women and turned their backs on their offspring. They are the original dead beat dads.

(via ablackgirlintheworld)

This !!!!

(via threeiiistomyalumni)

Someone finally spoke the truth !!!

(via blackstaraura)

can you say Thomas Jefferson and everyone of his co signers of the declaration of so called independence. yeah independence for who ?

(via ausetkmt)

Not so fun fact: those signers were so hounded by the fact that they kept slaves that many of them bent over backwards to justify keeping slaves, including pointing out cranial structures and cultural differences. They were claiming black people to be subhuman so that they could claim they wanted freedom while still keeping slaves.

(via crowvo)

Yup thats where the whole “Negros are 3/5 human” came from .. 

(via theblkkpowerpuffgirrl)

foxxxynegrodamus:

youbetternotbringyokids:

thanoblesavage:

Oakland Teen Akintunde Ahmad Has 5.0 GPA, Scores 2100 On SAT, Accepted Into Ivy League Schools

This is so beautiful. I love how he isn’t some geek nigga. I like how he mentions that people don’t believe him because of how he dresses but he doesn’t let it dictate his appearance

BLACK EXCELLENCE.

LOOK AT MY FUCKING SON.

LOOK AT MY SON.

07

Apr

prymtyme:

larockphotography:

wowounleashed:

I love black people
I love black skin
I love black people’s power
I love black people’s history
I love black people’s diversity
I love black people

I love black peoples intuition
I love black peoples oral tradition
I love black peoples sense of survival

I love black people’s will
I love black people’s diversity
I love black people’s skills
I love black people’s beauty!!!

06

Apr

vintageindianclothing:

Vijjaka*, who considered herself to be Sarasvati incarnate, said ‘Not knowing me Vijjaka whose skin is as dark as the petals of a dark blue lotus flower, in vain did Dandin declare that Sarasvati is all white.

[X] [X] [X]

*Vidya (or Vijjaka), one of Sanskrit’s earliest women poets (possibly 7th century). 

05

Apr

thedrunkenenigma:

talisman:

FOODS THAT IMPROVE YOUR VAGINAL TASTE 

Every lady has thought about it. As has every person who has gone down on a woman. Open communication can be awkward especially when talking about how someone is down there. This article is to let you know of at least 5 foods and drinks to improve your vaginal taste.

Diet, fluid intake and the natural balance of chemicals affect fluids of the vagina. The vagina is generally acidic with a pH of around 3.8 to 4.5. To describe this in general food terms imagine the flavors of a tangy lemon and a good red wine. What food you eat and where you are on the menstrual cycle do influence flavor factors. So take control of that and you will see how much more fun things will become in the bedroom.

The number one rule is to always drink a lot of water. Water flushes down the system as a whole and filters chemicals out of the body. If you drink more water, the acidity of your vaginal fluids will go down. It will hydrate you thoroughly. The results will be sweet. Literally. Always remember to drink water throughout the day. No coffee or tea because caffeine has been known to be unpleasant.

Rule number two is to eat a lot of fruits. Fruits are generally good for you and really good for making you sweeter. Next time you go grocery shopping make sure you stock up on strawberries, kiwi, grapes and apples. Strawberries and kiwis have been known to produce positive results. Feel free to try it out but do remember that eating more sugary products will not make things as sweet as sugar down there. Fruits do the magic - sugar doesn’t.

At number three, pineapple juice is a chartbuster. Studies show that those who drank a lot of pineapple juice actually tasted sweet and fruity. Not to mention, more fluid intake means you will get wetter and faster. No pina coladas though - dairy products, liquor and beer are known to cause strange flavors.

At number four, honey does just as it sounds. Honey has the goodness of centuries in it, not to mention the sweetness it can bring. The more honey you have, the sweeter you will be. Add some honey to drinking water. Or even drizzle some on those fruits and get double the results.

Number five is a miracle called cranberry juice. Cranberry juice has been known to improve not just the flavor but also the scent of your discharge. Cranberry juice works to keep bad bacteria away from the urinary tract system and drastically improves even the smell of urine. Drink as little as a glass a day and you will notice the changes. If you can handle the 100% pure cranberry juice (the organic kind in the glass bottles) go for it- add a splash to regular or soda water.

Any meat and fish will make you taste bitter. Asparagus, broccoli, onions and garlic are known to produce foul smells and taste so try to avoid these foods if you are planning on getting some oral action. Experiments show that smoking cigarettes can also be bad in this case, as well as certain medication.

Lastly, don’t be afraid of your own body. There is nothing weird or strange about tasting your own bodily fluids to see what you are like, and how these foods can affect or change your taste. In fact, it promotes healthy body awareness, self-love, and healthy eating. It’s a fun idea to try. Bonus- more oral sex for you, and you taste great!

So, eat your heart out. ;)

🙌👅👅💦💦

best of jayoncé: part 4 (anniversary edition)

03

Apr

http://whitegirlsaintshit.tumblr.com/post/81534995271/i-had-a-dream-that-angelina-jolie-and-i-were-at

whitegirlsaintshit:

I had a dream that Angelina Jolie and I were at somebody’s house and I was her and brad’s stunt pussy and she wanted to f*** so I was like okay let’s go home, but she pushed me in someone’s room and started eating the kitty and I was like???? okay you’re white so you think this is hot, but we in…

I. Screamed.

01

Apr

jackanthfern:

bensbardom:

queerembraces:

David Wojnarowicz wore this jacket in 1988, just 4 years before he’d ultimately die from AIDS. Sadly, just a few years ago some of his artistic work was censored at the Smithsonian. People in power are still content to try and erase his history and the continued struggles of people with AIDS

everyone everywhere please please please reblog this important artist. 

I C O N I C

jackanthfern:

bensbardom:

queerembraces:

David Wojnarowicz wore this jacket in 1988, just 4 years before he’d ultimately die from AIDS. Sadly, just a few years ago some of his artistic work was censored at the Smithsonian. People in power are still content to try and erase his history and the continued struggles of people with AIDS

everyone everywhere please please please reblog this important artist. 

I C O N I C

31

Mar

nayyirahwaheed:

unbreakbrokengirl:

dykeprivilege:

unbreakbrokengirl:

thickbrownsludgemonster:

unbreakbrokengirl:

nayyirahwaheed:

nayyirahwaheed:

mendyourmind:

terrible picture but yay I got a tattoo I’ve been wanting for a while yesterday. thank you Nayyirah Waheed for some of the lost important words in my life.


mendyourmind answered you:






nayyirahwaheed asked:
Peace :) I just saw the picture of your tattoo of my poem ‘tourist.’ I was wondering why you chose this piece/ that phrase ?





hello, basically it just describes my situation perfectly. I have been travelling through Europe alone for the last two months with another month before I go back home, before the next two years when I’ll be moving to live in toe new countries. I just feel the phrase encapsulates everything I think; have fun, see new places and when the beauty/enjoyment of the place begins to wear thin, find somewhere new. I’m just so thankful that I found your words, and the way they allow me to understand my current life philosophy in such a direct, uninhibited way.





"go.enjoy.leave.it was all about you, anyway.”
▼
  tourist, nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
this is my original piece, clearly addressing the ills of tourism, so, this person changing the original sentiment/essence to  glorify tourism, to use my work to express their life philosophy of getting to”see new places and when the beauty/enjoyment of the place begins to wear thin, find somewhere new,” is incredibly disrespectful, smacking of white privilege, and the essence of the very colonizing thoughts/behaviors i am speaking out against in the poem.
and
it is incredibly distressing that you would change my words to fit your philosophy, and then thank me for writing ‘some of the most important words in your life.’
as a woc, i am not here to educate you. i am not here to edify and feed you. changing your life is not my purpose on this earth, not when there are black and brown people losing life/ have been losing lives everyday. if you knew about me, you would know that i write first and foremost for poc. in fact, this very poem was speaking of what happens to our lands as poc.
this whole thing is white privilege and an presumption of accessibility to me and my work that you think you have, but in fact, do not have. from choosing my poem/ this poem without any thought to who i am as a woc artist who is vocal about the integrity of her work, to changing the meaning/and picking pieces of my poem to fit your ‘life philosophy,’ to posting it under my tag with my name, it is all wrong. every part of it. so what you got tattooed on your arm is in fact not my work, but something you appropriated, a mangled version of something very painful, beautiful, and honest.

How can you be angry at someone for loving words that you have created? You say her perception of your words are wrong and in turn, she is disrespecting you. But that is what those words mean to her. This is why writing is so beautiful, because it can mean different things to different individuals. Surely, if she was a black woman, you would not be so offended.

Wow you aren’t seriously defending this are? Her being white has nothing to do with it nay aha come at both white and black folk for disrespecting her and her work! This woman took an artist words and emotions and twisted them for her own, THIS IS NOT HER SHOWING RESPECT and you have the nerve to defend such blatant disrespect and disregard of Nay and her work. Fuck you because obviously you know nothing about Nay and her work! “She were black it would be different” pssshh bitch get real!!

I know enough about her AND her work. But it’s not a reader’s fault for interpreting her work in a way of their own. Go. Enjoy. Leave. Sounds like go somewhere, enjoy yourself and then leave. So the words are meant for tourists that visit new places enjoy new cultures and leave. THATS EXACTLY WHAT THE GIRL WAS DOING. Shes a white girl, hence why it is so offensive.

It’s a critique of the ethos of tourism, to use those words and twist them into a
celebration of tourism shows not respecting an artist enough to listen to her words

I understand that. That makes perfect sense. But Nay could have just explained to the girl the true meaning of her poem, since she was mistaken. And not taken it any further. Poetry has a lot to do with a person’s perception whether the poet likes it or not. And since she said this girl was showing “white privilege” is why I said that if it was a black person, maybe it would not have been such a huge deal.

white privilege is feeling the need to minimize this occurrence so deeply that you are referring to me as nay. white privilege is seeking to give me a nickname (establishing some sort of intimacy/ boundary crossing/ presumed accessibility) at the same time you are seeking to invalidate my experience. no need to keep sending messages to my inbox, or commenting on this post, everything you are asserting is a moot point, as you clearly are confused on the very issues this post is addressing. i leave the conversation here.

nayyirahwaheed:

unbreakbrokengirl:

dykeprivilege:

unbreakbrokengirl:

thickbrownsludgemonster:

unbreakbrokengirl:

nayyirahwaheed:

nayyirahwaheed:

mendyourmind:

terrible picture but yay I got a tattoo I’ve been wanting for a while yesterday. thank you Nayyirah Waheed for some of the lost important words in my life.

nayyirahwaheed asked:

Peace :) I just saw the picture of your tattoo of my poem ‘tourist.’ I was wondering why you chose this piece/ that phrase ?

  tourist, nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)

this is my original piece, clearly addressing the ills of tourism, so, this person changing the original sentiment/essence to  glorify tourism, to use my work to express their life philosophy of getting to”see new places and when the beauty/enjoyment of the place begins to wear thin, find somewhere new,” is incredibly disrespectful, smacking of white privilege, and the essence of the very colonizing thoughts/behaviors i am speaking out against in the poem.

and

it is incredibly distressing that you would change my words to fit your philosophy, and then thank me for writing ‘some of the most important words in your life.’

as a woc, i am not here to educate you. i am not here to edify and feed you. changing your life is not my purpose on this earth, not when there are black and brown people losing life/ have been losing lives everyday. if you knew about me, you would know that i write first and foremost for poc. in fact, this very poem was speaking of what happens to our lands as poc.

this whole thing is white privilege and an presumption of accessibility to me and my work that you think you have, but in fact, do not have. from choosing my poem/ this poem without any thought to who i am as a woc artist who is vocal about the integrity of her work, to changing the meaning/and picking pieces of my poem to fit your ‘life philosophy,’ to posting it under my tag with my name, it is all wrong. every part of it. so what you got tattooed on your arm is in fact not my work, but something you appropriated, a mangled version of something very painful, beautiful, and honest.

How can you be angry at someone for loving words that you have created? You say her perception of your words are wrong and in turn, she is disrespecting you. But that is what those words mean to her. This is why writing is so beautiful, because it can mean different things to different individuals. Surely, if she was a black woman, you would not be so offended.

Wow you aren’t seriously defending this are? Her being white has nothing to do with it nay aha come at both white and black folk for disrespecting her and her work! This woman took an artist words and emotions and twisted them for her own, THIS IS NOT HER SHOWING RESPECT and you have the nerve to defend such blatant disrespect and disregard of Nay and her work. Fuck you because obviously you know nothing about Nay and her work! “She were black it would be different” pssshh bitch get real!!

I know enough about her AND her work. But it’s not a reader’s fault for interpreting her work in a way of their own. Go. Enjoy. Leave. Sounds like go somewhere, enjoy yourself and then leave. So the words are meant for tourists that visit new places enjoy new cultures and leave. THATS EXACTLY WHAT THE GIRL WAS DOING. Shes a white girl, hence why it is so offensive.

It’s a critique of the ethos of tourism, to use those words and twist them into a
celebration of tourism shows not respecting an artist enough to listen to her words

I understand that. That makes perfect sense. But Nay could have just explained to the girl the true meaning of her poem, since she was mistaken. And not taken it any further. Poetry has a lot to do with a person’s perception whether the poet likes it or not. And since she said this girl was showing “white privilege” is why I said that if it was a black person, maybe it would not have been such a huge deal.

white privilege is feeling the need to minimize this occurrence so deeply that you are referring to me as nay. white privilege is seeking to give me a nickname (establishing some sort of intimacy/ boundary crossing/ presumed accessibility) at the same time you are seeking to invalidate my experience. no need to keep sending messages to my inbox, or commenting on this post, everything you are asserting is a moot point, as you clearly are confused on the very issues this post is addressing. i leave the conversation here.

Flawless Human Beings » Gina Torres » Gina Torres Alphabet

↳ F → feminism & representation
"I certainly came up in an era where women were really making strides and making a point to beat down doors and find their place, and crash through the glass ceiling. And a lot of them did that believing that they had to trade on their femininity and that they had to be a man and tap into whatever they believed was a masculine trait to hang in the boys’ room, to get the "keys to the kingdom" as it were. And what’s beautiful about Jessica Pearson is that she is the next level to that when, really, feminism is about being all that you are and not having to trade one thing for another on your way up, or apologize." - Gina Torres (about her character Jessica Pearson, on Suits)

internleland:

harryistrash:

a 14 year old indian kid figured out that if the federal government changed their official font from times new roman to garamond they could save $234 million a year (source)

his name is Suvir Mirchandani

omitting identity from these things is how poc contributions and achievements end up getting erased altogether

his name is Suvir Mirchandani


This is how you lose her. 
You lose her when you forget to remember the little things that mean the world to her: the sincerity in a stranger’s voice during a trip to the grocery, the delight of finding something lost or forgotten like a sticker from when she was five, the selflessness of a child giving a part of his meal to another, the scent of new books in the store, the surprise short but honest notes she tucks in her journal and others you could only see if you look closely. 
You must remember when she forgets. 
You lose her when you don’t notice that she notices everything about you: your use of the proper punctuation that tells her continuation rather than finality, your silence when you’re about to ask a question but you think anything you’re about to say to her would be silly, your mindless humming when it is too quiet, your handwriting when you sign your name in blank sheets of paper, your muted laughter when you are trying to be polite, and more and more of what you are, which you don’t even know about yourself, because she pays attention. 
She remembers when you forget. 
You lose her for every second you make her feel less and less of the  beauty that she is. When you make her feel that she is replaceable. She wants to feel cherished. When you make her feel that you are fleeting. She wants you to stay. When you make her feel inadequate. She wants to know that she is enough and she does not need to change for you, nor for anyone else because she is she and she is beautiful, kind and good.
You must learn her. 
You must know the reason why she is silent. You must trace her weakest spots. You must write to her. You must remind her that you are there. You must know how long it takes for her to give up. You must be there to hold her when she is about to. 
You must love her because many have tried and failed. And she wants to know that she is worthy to be loved, that she is worthy to be kept.
And, this is how you keep her.

This is how you lose her. 

You lose her when you forget to remember the little things that mean the world to her: the sincerity in a stranger’s voice during a trip to the grocery, the delight of finding something lost or forgotten like a sticker from when she was five, the selflessness of a child giving a part of his meal to another, the scent of new books in the store, the surprise short but honest notes she tucks in her journal and others you could only see if you look closely.

You must remember when she forgets. 

You lose her when you don’t notice that she notices everything about you: your use of the proper punctuation that tells her continuation rather than finality, your silence when you’re about to ask a question but you think anything you’re about to say to her would be silly, your mindless humming when it is too quiet, your handwriting when you sign your name in blank sheets of paper, your muted laughter when you are trying to be polite, and more and more of what you are, which you don’t even know about yourself, because she pays attention.

She remembers when you forget. 

You lose her for every second you make her feel less and less of the  beauty that she is. When you make her feel that she is replaceable. She wants to feel cherished. When you make her feel that you are fleeting. She wants you to stay. When you make her feel inadequate. She wants to know that she is enough and she does not need to change for you, nor for anyone else because she is she and she is beautiful, kind and good.

You must learn her. 

You must know the reason why she is silent. You must trace her weakest spots. You must write to her. You must remind her that you are there. You must know how long it takes for her to give up. You must be there to hold her when she is about to. 

You must love her because many have tried and failed. And she wants to know that she is worthy to be loved, that she is worthy to be kept.

And, this is how you keep her.

carlosthatsmyname:

Memorable outfits you saw on the Selena Movie worn by the actual Selena.

humalien:

Did you know that Michèle was once a protégé of Gilles Deleuze? Did u know she earned her law degree and served for nearly ten years as a criminal defense laywer? Did u know she was a teenage stripper/escort? Did u know she’s a self-made millionaire whose financial & business acumen is responsible not only for the success of the legendary (original) Les Deux Cafés and fur & luxury goods giant Revillon, but also by all accounts OWENSCORP itself? Bear witness to her divine presence & grace. U know now