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fashizblackdiary:

Did you know?

Douala, Cameroon’s most populous city, is now having a growing natural hair community, with it’s first natural hair-dedicated hair salon opening earlier this year. Our contributor Dzekashu MacViban did a report on the ground about it, read the full article on our website here: http://www.fashizblack.com/en/beaute/english-the-growing-natural-hair-community-in-douala-cameroons-most-populous-city/

notforthetoweringdead:

"If more girls wanted to be scientists, there would be more female scientists"

*takes a deep breath* WE LIVE IN A SOCIETY THAT ACTIVELY DISCOURAGES FEMALE INTELLIGENCE BY PAINTING IT AS A NON FEMININE TRAIT AND SETS UP MALES TO BE IN POSITIONS OF ACADEMIC SUPERIORITY DESPITE THERE BEING NO CORRELATION BETWEEN GENDER AND ACADEMIC ABILITY thank you for your time

transrants:

gravekat:

softkats:

pizzatomb:

aside from being cissexist the whole XX = female and XY = male thing is Straight-Up Wrong

AFAB people can have XO, XXX, XXXX and XY chromosomes while AMAB people have have XXYY, XYY, and XX chromosomes and since the…

hydrangea7:

hydrangea7:

post abt cultural appropriation
white ppl: GOOD POST, CULTURAL APPROPRIATION IS BAD AND MUST BE STOPPED BY ALL WHITE PEOPLE.
post abt appropriation of black culture
white ppl: 

i see you ignoring this

takingbackourculture:


I was going to do all the colors of the rainbow but couldn’t go on. 

Google is so bleached that when you insert girl, it only means white girl. No other girl exists except white girl. You must insert ℮✖◎⊥ḯ¢ type of girl, because they are a different type of girl. 

- Jess

fullten:

cognitivedissonance:

Tonight in Ferguson, Mo. Even CNN is calling out police brutality.

We are watching history unfold. Do not stand down. Spread the word.

No justice, no peace.

The sheer bravery of the protesters is astonishing 

howiviewafrica:

Miss Universe Gabon.

howiviewafrica:

Miss Universe Gabon.

susiethemoderator:

Lately, feminists like Annie Lennox, bell hooks and Emma Watson have taken issue with Beyoncé’s sexual openness. While trying to discredit Beyoncé as a feminist, they seem to have forgotten one of the most important parts of Chimamanda’s speech in ***Flawless.

"What does a lady dress like, exactly? And who decided what a lady looks like? What bearing should one’s clothing have on one’s identification as a feminist? This is exactly the kind of misogynist policing we’ve fought tooth and claw against for decades, and to level this line of “reasoning” at Beyoncé is not only antifeminist, it is despicable." (x)

We should also note that Black Women are perceived and fetishized as hyper sexual. Which is why mainstream feminists willingly call Miley Cyrus, Iggy Azalea, and Katy Perry revolutionary and in charge of their bodies meanwhile demonizing Rihanna, Nicki Minaj, and Beyonce.

siddharthasmama:

illbegotdamn:

darvinasafo:

Jim Crow 2.0

nothing’s changed. it’s just evolved.

devil stay pulling tricks.

nothing changed but the date on the headlines

this urn will turn you into a tree after you die

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and you can choose what kind of tree you want to become

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just imagine cemeteries looking like this

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life after death

THIS IS EXACTLY WHAT I WANT

this is how all cemeteries should look. its awkward to hug a gravestone. imagine hugging your grandma/tree. ugh rebuild all cemeteries

h-e-i-s-e-n-b-e-r-g:

buckythirteen:

"dont fight hate with hate" so u admit, u hate us?

"dont fight fire with fire" so u admit, u set the fire?

this is like when people say “feminists just want to switch the roles so women are above men instead!”

…so, you’re recognising that there is already an existing inequality and power imbalance

ihurdlematt:

renedeschain:

Omg 😍

Hey she goes to my school!

aquaheartgirl:

Reblog! This could save lives!

aquaheartgirl:

Reblog! This could save lives!

fuckyeahchinesefashion:

timeline of chinese dynasties and lip makeup. (last image is tang dynasty lip)