What I hate is ignorance, smallness of imagination, the eye that sees no farther...– Egyptian Book of the Dead (via de-licacy)
memento-morix: Am I the only one not okay with the new show Teen Titans Go?
ohdwaynewayne: Y’all act like pussy works on a “now or never” basis. The minute you start putting ultimatums on your pussy, niggas start asking a fundamental question: “Is it really that serious?”
How ‘Slut Shaming’ Has Been Written Into School... →
Last month, a New Jersey middle school banned girls from wearing strapless dresses to prom. Administrators claimed that the dresses were “distracting” — though they refused to specify exactly how or why. Parents reacted strongly to the rule; some supported the dress code while others deemed it “slut-shaming.” On Friday, the school compromised by allowing girls to wear single-strap or...
As I grow older, I pay less attention to what people say. I just watch what they...– Andrew Carnegie (via erosboros)
I am learning to stop referring to evil as darkness…. Being of dark people, what...– Just a Thought of Mine
25 Things To Do Before You Turn 25 1. Make peace with your parents. Whether...– Unknown (via jumpingonair)
The 5 Most Insulting Defenses of Nerd Racism →
girljanitor: tomithejellyfish: thesargebag: Warning, do not read around anything both extremely valuable and breakable. I write articles about racisms for Cracked sometimes! This is one of those times! omfg this is literal gold “And then what? Up will be down, dogs will marry cats, the Hot Pockets will microwave us!” LOL
But what of black women? … I most sincerely doubt if any other race of women...– W.E.B. Dubois (via blackguysloveblackgirls)
Michigan school district lays off all its teachers →
thatblckgrl: The Board of Education in Buena Vista, Mich., has declared a financial emergency. The school district lacks the funds to pay teachers for the rest of the school year, MLive.com reports. Students from the Buena Vista School District have not attended classes in a week, according to MLive.com. The district laid off all its teachers […] *Insane! Welcome to America
Don’t fool yourself. English isn’t inherently superior, or easier to learn, or...– my uncle left this comment on his friend’s Facebook status, a white British man who was bragging about how easy it is to be a native English speaker when trekking to different nations. (via maarnayeri)
Whenever two people meet, there are really six people present. There is each man...– William James (via sol-psych)
The Death of Malcolm Shabazz: Far From Coincidence →
We are saddened by the reports that we have just received concerning the death of the first male offspring of the great Neter that we know as El-Hajj Malik Shabazz. As of this article, we are being told by major media outlets that his death was caused by a robbery while he and an alleged&
My grandfather once said that “The past is not to be dwelt upon, but rather...– Malcolm Shabazz
Assata Shakur finds herself not in the company of these activists, but rather...– Jamilah King on Colorlines, “Assata Shakur and a Brief History of the FBI’s Most Wanted Lists”
Assata Shakur and a Brief History of the FBI’s... →
What’s the purpose of the FBI’s lists? Basically, publicity and fear mongering.
Who in the hell knows, and who in the hell cares? I’m going to write, probably a...– Raymond Taylor in Infants of the Spring by Wallace Thurman (via evanmsaregood)
book-mouse: Kids Who Die →
howtotalktogirlsdialectically: This is for the kids who die, Black and white, For kids will die certainly. The old and rich will live on awhile, As always, Eating blood and gold, Letting kids die. Kids will die in the swamps of Mississippi Organizing sharecroppers. Kids will die…
So I had to take this British Romanticism class this semester. … Anyone who knows me [and you can definitely tell from me blog] I love African American culture, literature and history. Not that I can’t enjoy English lit… it’s just not enjoyable sometimes lol, A whole damn class About white folk literature And most of them fools didn’t talk about anything for...
This was a rough semester for me, my motivation to work and excel wavered. But I managed to pull off three A’s, a B, and one C. I’m gonna talk about this C in a minute….
queennubian: brashblacknonbeliever: A Black man can save the lives of three women who have been held captive for ten years and the first thing most people want to do is make fun of his hair and autotune the news report. Good job internet. Stay classy.