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August 2, 2014

Slut and other words of folly.

Slut and other words of folly.

Once upon a time, the creator was creating. He made the sky, the sun and the moon. He even made all the creatures, fuzzy and fearsome. Then, he made made men… and sluts. 

[Google] 

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[Urban Dictionary]

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[Personal Experience]

1. slut (noun) : A woman that engages in sexual behaviors of any kind more
than the judger believes comparable to a non-slut 

I’m sitting on my bed near the window on the top…

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July 23, 2014

Briefings: Love is Work

Briefings: Love is Work

You know someone loves you by what they do. Relationships must have purpose, just as our lives do. For in life we work to be our best selves. Shouldn’t you? Living is about loving. Friendships are to build one another up, not to affirm on where one stands today. Marriage is about love, but If you and your potential do not work well together, think again. For raising children is work, loving each…

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July 20, 2014

Coercion ≠ Consent

 

Ladies & Gents this is an official PSA from BaldBrainsBoldBeauty.

Coercion is not equal to Consent.

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Yes, you read that right.
Coercion is NOT Consent.

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Please, direct your attention to the two definitions below (compliments of google).  Let the definitions be etched across your mind and heart, lest you be riddled with bad karma and things.

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Confused? no worries. I am here to assist.

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July 14, 2014

Black Girl Blues: Take Me With You

Black Girl Blues: Take Me With You

When I get on the train to go home I am happy to escape the throws of Manhattan. I leave behind the incessant beat of the city when I board the train headed Brooklyn with gratitude. The train ride, although a battle in itself, is a small price to pay for the comfort of living somewhere that appears to be less busy than what it really is. Overall, the train ride is enjoyable. That was until that…

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July 11, 2014

Wealth Gapped Riches

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While emerging from the subway Union Square,I was stopped by an old woman. Her face was weathered and creased by wrinkles that lines her face. She asked me for a dollar and I mulled over her question for a while. Not because I didn’t know whether or not I was going to give her the dollar, but because the last dollar in my wallet was special. While I was visiting home, me and my best friends were…

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July 9, 2014

Beats and Mirrors

I was walking down Broadway in the city and glanced at the new Radio Shack that has opened. In the front of the store there was a table filled with Beats resting on mirrors. I am sure no one thought anything of it except for the marketing team but I found it odd and genius.

For those that don’t know Beats by Dre are popular headphones. They were released (according to the ‘all knowing’ Google)…

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June 22, 2014

HAPPY SUNDAY

Jesus was black.
Blacker than black y’all.
His hair was nappy too.

But you and the rest of the world knows this. So, here are some questions that I have.

1] Why are there photos of non black jesus everywhere?
a. Especially in black churches?

2] Why do Jews that look white claim to be descendants?
a. Especially since there is an anti black sentiment in Israel?

3] When you picture Jesus what does…

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June 21, 2014

Ancient Knowledge: Rituals & Transitions

Ancient Knowledge: Rituals & Transitions

Sitting in class one of these hot late spring days, a brief discussion came up about the purpose of rituals. Immediately things began to click in my mind and needless to say, one of my mind blowing epiphanies came rushing to me. It was that ancient people had a reason for rituals unbeknownst to them or not, they understood the importance of transitions. Today, the importance of this has been…

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May 24, 2014

yarrahs-life:

fuckyeahfeminists:

wocinsolidarity:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Quvenzhane Wallis Named Face Of Armani Junior

Making her the “first major child celebrity to be the face of a luxury brand.” 

“Quvenzhane is so talented, despite her young age. Her kindness, curiosity and openness towards others really struck me, as they are all traits I admire. It is for this very reason that I wanted her to be the face of Armani Junior. With her insatiable energy, Quvenzhane made the clothing come alive, interpreting it in her own singular way,” says Giorgio Armani.

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Well somebody…

May 24, 2014

fckyeahprettyafricans:

@daisaagum & @lilzeemusic
South Sudan - Zambian/Scottish

fckyeahprettyafricans:

@daisaagum & @lilzeemusic

South Sudan - Zambian/Scottish

(via darkskinnedblackbeauty)

May 24, 2014

Costume Designs from The Princess and the Frog by Lorelay Bove

(Source: disneyconceptsandstuff, via blackgirlsrpretty2)

May 24, 2014

See, the poor dream all their lives of getting enough to eat and looking like the rich. And what do the rich dream of?? Losing weight and looking like the poor.
— Aravind Adiga, The White Tiger (via observando)

May 24, 2014

sancophaleague:

Salute to all my Black Brothers graduating from college this year.
Post by @KingKwajo

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May 21, 2014

Self Hating Teachers

In the midst of graduating I found myself lost. I didn’t know what I was going to do after and considered teaching and applied for Teach for America. For those who are not aware, Teach for America supplies under served communities in the US with bright minds that are passionate about those they are serving. Right?I highly doubt it after my experience. During break, all of the applicants are…

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May 1, 2014

peteneems:

Yeah, that sounds about right.

peteneems:

Yeah, that sounds about right.

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