Embrace what makes you unique, even if it makes others uncomfortable– Janelle Monae BET Black Girls Rock acceptance speech (via thirstyla)
brighteyedfemme: Here are some SUPER common things that white people do that are actually Cultural Appropriation: 1) Yoga 2) Meditation 3) Buddhism 4) Bindi’s 5) Moccasins 6) Dream Catchers 7) Hula Hooping 8) Belly Dance 9) Chinese Character’s Tattooed on your body 10) Smudge Ceremonies 11) Shopping at Urban Outfitters 12) Cornrows 13) Calling your hair extensions a ‘Weave’ 14) Dreads 15) The...
“Don’t you know that slavery was outlawed?” “No,” the guard said, “you’re...– Assata (via michellehuxtable) I tell my students this every single semester. (via notesofanativesister)
afrogrrrlxvx: whitespats: Do you ever feel good about how you look and then I refuse to walk in front of mirrors when I’m out shopping. Why have those next to everything just to make me hate myself in that terrible fluorescent lighting?!?
caramelalamode: When I saw these beautiful pink flowers forming an archway right across from this seafoam green fence, I just had to stop && snap a few pictures. My shoes matched perfectly && seafoam green is just a gorgeous color I can never get enough of. I love finding random beautiful things. It makes me appreciate their being. blazer: calvin klein. pants: joie. shoes:...