howtobeterrell: ai-yo: strugglingtobeheard: blacklightyogini: freshmouthgoddess: femmenoire: cesaire: trill-wave-feminism: derica: Kelis || Interview on Pop Bytes “Being pretty is exhausting and it’s boring. And I think that when you are not afraid to not be pretty … that’s when it’s fun.” “As a black female* I always say, look at us, at the end of the day the ones that they...
When you label someone as “high maintenance” that means that they have a want,...– Angela Harvey, again, serving some truth on my Facebook News Feed (via soaringaboveitall) Orrr your limited ability to produce dat ca$$$h flow Amiright lol
By saying that nice guys finish last, it’s a fuckin copout way to not take...– Jenna Marbles, dropping truth bombs about ~Nice Guys™~ Amen amen amen. Shit.
I don’t listen to what critics say. I don’t know anybody who needs a critic to...– Jean-Michel Basquiat (via ikilledjackjohnson)
Hey! Rep. Todd Akin, if women can’t get pregnant from legitimate rape, then how...– W. Kamau Bell
Where there is no struggle, there is no strength.– Oprah Relevant
In 1784, five years before he became president of the United States, George...– The sorry legacy of the founders (via so-treu) they used slaves for spare body parts. (via theinebriatedfangirl) Exploitation of Black bodies assure white people can eat. Literally. (via bankuei)
fleshliterature: how you keep sayin no, but ya panties so wet? Now why you wanna go and do dat, huh?
genuinelylarry: what if tattoos just randomly appeared on our skin at key points in our lives and we had to figure out what they meant for ourselves Wow.
6 Word Memoir
guavaberry: v-city: adeana: Today, we had to write a six word memoir in class. Hemingway’s was: For sale: baby shoes, never worn. Mine is: Crying meant nothing so I laughed. What would yours be? hmm…challenge accepted. I wanna try… She discovered love couldn’t fix everything? Always a bridesmaid never a bride?
Let the refining and improving of your own life keep you so busy that you have...– H. Jackson Brown Jr. (via missmatt) Preach
There are no accidents, only nature throwing her weight around. Even the bomb...– Camille Paglia (via adecentfellow)
You must understand that there is more than one path to the top of the mountain.– Miyamoto Musashi (via suspirata)
I had my father get sick when I was 22. And I was poor, alright. And my father...– Chris Rock [video] Bringing this back, because some people don’t seem to understand that there is a discrepancy in the quality of care among poor, middle-class, and wealthy people, NO MATTER HOW DEBILITATING THEIR RESPECTIVE DISEASES MAY BE. (via cgdageek) This is relevant to what I posted this...
Maybe you are searching among branches for what only appears in the roots– Rumi Mmph
It’s deplorable that sexually adventurous young women are constantly told they...– Kerry Howley (via thenewwomensmovement)
bipch: gives you flashbacks of traumatic events sends you into an agonizing panic attack makes your heart skip beats from sheer terror it does not mildly offend you make you feel uncomfortable gross you out make you angry are we fucking done here
Femininity is depicted as weakness, the sapping of strength, yet masculinity is...– Gwen Sharp in Policing Mascuility in Slim Jim’s “Spice Loss” Ads (via biraciallyinsensitive) Boom. (via mehreenkasana)
Every time you are tempted to react in the same old way, ask if you want to be a...– Deepak K. Chopra (via acollectedgentleman)
In other words, use your anger to discover yourself.– Dr. Kortney Ryan Ziegler, “Uses of Black Transmale Anger,” blackademic.com (via dopegirlfresh)
I am lonely, yet not everybody will do. I don’t know why, some people fill the...– Anaïs Nin (via lovepassiton)
If the Bible got the easiest moral question that humanity has ever faced wrong,...– Dan Savage (via existenceandidentity)
Some historians told me 200 million Blacks died during slavery. The smallest...– Toni Morrison (via sonofbaldwin)