"Even with videotaped evidence of police destroying black people, many freedom-loving Americans remain unconvinced of a systemic problem. Maybe some day the perfect tape will be released, one in which the dead or maimed African American has just the right wardrobe, complexion, size and diction to warrant empathy."
—Jesse Williams on the death of John Crawford
Read the article here.
Darren Wilson is still free and still on paid administrative leave.
Definition of beauty
The phrase “black on black crime” needs to go. 90% of all crime in America stays within a racial group yet only this one has a name.
I’ve been living life, working two jobs and going to school full time. I miss tumblr tho. So maybe I’ll be around more.
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Sade, Tiwa Savage, Asa, Nneka. My Nigerian queens. My hairspirations and musical inspirations. Jewels of the motherland
I’m gonna need all y’all to turn all the way up one time for my dude @canon116 !!!! Loose Canon Volume 2 Album artwork, preorder date and tack list!! (Link in bio) ayyyyye #TurnUp #LCV2 #LightenUp
Teyonah Parris at the GBK Productions Pre-Emmy Gifting Lounge, 8/23/14
i really need to meet her. just once and my life would be complete lol
what if obama does the ice bucket challenge and nominates queen elizabeth
what if obama actually talks about what’s going on in ferguson
white people be like “can you explain to me how racism still exists? i mean, you have a black president…”
and i’m sitting here like…
na you don’t want me to explain
you want me to sum…