Anonymous said: "Go back to Africa" The white person of European invader descent yells behind a computer screen knowing full yell that would never say that to a black person's face
I really like you. A lot. I know sometimes I mess up and do things that make it seem like I don’t care but trust me, you’re my world.
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my brother fucking sent me this picture and said “remember… who you are…”
IVE REBLOGGED THIS LIKE THREE TIMES AND ONLY NOW AM I SEEING THE FUCKING LION
This is cool af
am i the only one who sees a dolphin
No way that’s real
Look cute in all clothes
Feeling like a normal girl
Not being the fat one in the room
Walking around half naked
Exercise in sports bra and shorts
Yes to #HBCUs. #NumbersDontLie
#Spelman #HBCUGrad #HBCUFamily
vand-etta said: Why do black people straighten their hair if non-black people can't get corn row/ box braid/ whatever you consider a "black" hairstyle
why do white people always try to make this non-point false equivalence when they know these are two completely different realities that don’t compare on any plane whatsoever
white people not only make black people hate their hair at an individual emotional level but literally at a systemic level in which black people are and have been for the last century unable to get jobs, attend colleges, enlist in the armed forces, etc. because of the treatment of their natural hair. there literally is nothing white people have to compare…
white people are not getting box braids because they feel pressured to, or out of fear that they won’t have access to a job or anything, but instead because they know it’s an “edgy black people thing” that they’re doing to be counter culture and subversive. there is literally no pressure on earth for anyone INCLUDING BLACK PEOPLE to worship or utilize Black hairstyles or Black hair in its natural state and you fucking know it. It’s literally the complete opposite for white hair. grow up
white people are not gelling down baby hairs for social mobility or financial security or comfort or assimilation.
- why do black women feel the need to wear weave?
History Lesson: History Lesson : Why Women Of Color In The 1800s Were Banned From Wearing Their Hair Out In Public
“Did you know that in late 18th century Louisiana, black and multiracial women were ordered to cover their hair in public?”
- A 7-year-old Tulsa girl was sent home form her elementary school because her dreadlocks were too much of a distraction, Fox 23 News Tulsa reports.
- visual-volume forced to cut locs
credit to black—lamb
12 year old Vanessa VanDyke is being threatened with expulsion from Faith Christian Academy in Orlando unless she cuts her natural hair.
Read the ads
"MEN WHO GO PLACES" "WAS IT HER RESUME OR HER RELAXER?" white people don’t have ads telling them "you will not be successful in life unless you have cornrows and box braids with gelled down baby hairs" because that isn’t the case. address this in the context of reality, maybe???
All of this. ALL OF THIS. READ THIS ^^^^^^
White people didn’t invent straight hair either. There are Black people with straight hair. That’s not a “White style”.
Because ALL of this needs to be on everyone’s page.
I personally never had to big chop because my hair has always been natural, but to all my sisters that have recently parted with their heat damage/ permed/ chemically altered hair… Stay up. You are a flower child. 🌺🌷🌻🌼
please do not let ferguson die out like everything else big does. do not let this die out. do not let this continue on for three days and then everyone forget about it. do not let this happen.
queue this post up 3 days from now, a week from now, a month from now, a month from then. make sure even if you forget your blog will remember.
Apparently there’s a pro-officer Wilson rally going on today, and someone’s carrying a sign that says “innocent until proven guilty” in support of Wilson.
That seems ridiculously ironic. Shouldn’t Mike Brown have been given that kind of consideration and been seen as innocent as well? But instead, Wilson played judge and executioner.
Notice what skin color all these protestors share. It’s not a coincidence.
They won’t get pepper sprayed or anything though
yeah this is a rally, remember, not a riot