Reasons to lose weight

meallybug:

Smaller boobs
Sexy underwear
Short dresses
Look cute in all clothes
Boys
Feeling like a normal girl
Not being the fat one in the room
Bikinis
Walking around half naked
Exercise in sports bra and shorts


Any more?

khthompson:

Yes to #HBCUs. #NumbersDontLie
#Spelman #HBCUGrad #HBCUFamily

khthompson:

Yes to #HBCUs. #NumbersDontLie
#Spelman #HBCUGrad #HBCUFamily

gradientlair:

Yes Amber!  

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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

childrenmilk:

sablevenus:

rabbitglitter:

lordbape:

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.

credit to black—lamb

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  • gradientlair:

    12 year old Vanessa VanDyke is being threatened with expulsion from Faith Christian Academy in Orlando unless she cuts her natural hair.

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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.

amen

enchanted-dystopia:

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blackinchicago:

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. 🌺🌷🌻🌼

blackinchicago:

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. 🌺🌷🌻🌼

extendedburning:

godtxt:

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.

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raise-your-consciousness:

yarrahs-life:

falulu:

bootyscientist:

step-into-your-skin:

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

^^^ bam

yeah this is a rally, remember, not a riot

raise-your-consciousness:

yarrahs-life:

falulu:

bootyscientist:

step-into-your-skin:

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

^^^ bam

yeah this is a rally, remember, not a riot

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el-masreya:

Slavery: “GET OVER IT!”

Imperialism: “GET OVER IT!”

Exploitation: “GET OVER IT!”

World Starvation: “GET OVER IT”

Genocide: “GET OVER IT!”

Occupation: “GET OVER IT!”

9/11: “NEVER FORGET!”

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thefearsomefanagle:

This gif always makes me stop. How did this man gain so much backward momentum? What kind of shoes is he wearing? I have so many questions

thefearsomefanagle:

This gif always makes me stop. How did this man gain so much backward momentum? What kind of shoes is he wearing? I have so many questions

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trash-king:

meaniemikan:

trash-king:

when none of ur internet friends are online

timezoned again

clockblocked

FUCK

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If you’re not black, you cannot:

glovesinthesummertime:

problackgirl:

thegirlwithcaramelskin:

  1. Say nigga
  2. Be a part of the natural hair movement.

3. Tell my black ass what I should and should not be offended about.

4. Jump in on every tumblr post made for black people and say all people. Nobody was talking to you. Stay in your socks and sandals lane.  

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misandry-mermaid:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was arrested on Monday during unrest in Ferguson Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest “for failing to disperse.” 8 others were also arrested.
"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was ninety," Epstein told The Nation during her arrest. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re ninety.” Epstein is currently an activist and a vocal supporter of the Free Gaza Movement. 

I hope her arresting officers feel REEEEAL good about their life choices that led up to this moment, because arresting a holocaust survivor for using her first amendment rights is some next-level bullshittery.

misandry-mermaid:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was arrested on Monday during unrest in Ferguson Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest “for failing to disperse.” 8 others were also arrested.

"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was ninety," Epstein told The Nation during her arrest. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re ninety.” Epstein is currently an activist and a vocal supporter of the Free Gaza Movement. 

I hope her arresting officers feel REEEEAL good about their life choices that led up to this moment, because arresting a holocaust survivor for using her first amendment rights is some next-level bullshittery.

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