20 8 / 2014

urbanafricancities:

Nairobi, Kenya  Africa

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20 8 / 2014

Malcolm X
Dir: Spike Lee | DP: Ernest Dickerson | 1992

Favorite bio-pic

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20 8 / 2014

#wcw @caresseisabelle texted me this photo and followed it up with “I think I share too much information with you.” I’m gonna miss you at Berkley!

#wcw @caresseisabelle texted me this photo and followed it up with “I think I share too much information with you.” I’m gonna miss you at Berkley!

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20 8 / 2014

micdotcom:

Taylor Swift’s song is catchy but did she have to accessorize with black women’s bodies?

It’s hard to criticize Taylor Swift’s new single, “Shake It Off,” because it’s all about how dumb her haters are. Then again, when you intentionally culturally appropriate and then make a mockery of people who don’t want you to culturally appropriate, you sort of deserve to be criticized.

Released yesterday, the video is clearly meant for a younger audience — as you can tell from the tutus — but that only makes it more offensive when Swift dons gold hoop earrings and chains, high-top kicks and cut-off shorts and begins twerking. That’s also the moment when the whole video devolves into racist stereotyping and cultural appropriation. Swift is seen crawling underneath a black woman’s legs, looking up into her nether regions as she twerks to the beat of Swift’s song. She seems to think there’s something funny about all the talk about cultural appropriation in music.

Why her video is so problematic Follow micdotcom 

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19 8 / 2014

donrickles:

Yes, awesome. A lot of people have been asking what you can do, and here is a great start.

19 8 / 2014

A solid Amoeba buy today.

A solid Amoeba buy today.

19 8 / 2014

"Black revolutionaries do not drop from the moon. We are created by our conditions. Shaped by our oppression."

Assata Shakur (via blackcyborgs)

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19 8 / 2014

real-hiphophead:

tayelchapo:

this why they killed him

Support the message 100%, but let’s not misinform all these kids.

JFK was assassinated by elements of the CIA and U.S. Government, going up to the highest levels (the unseen hand levels) because he was threatening the very foundation of their economic control of this country. JFK was attempting to audit the Federal Reserve and hold it accountable (this could never be allowed to happen, and was his biggest mistake), he was implementing a bill that would have ended the Vietnam War before it began, and he was shutting down the CIA. 

That’s why he was assassinated.

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17 8 / 2014

blackfashion:

uglyangrygirls:

thevampirequeen:

Civil Rights Movement vs Ferguson Protests

This is terrifying

haunting.

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17 8 / 2014

Beetlejuice  backstage

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17 8 / 2014

#regram @caresseisabelle and our new dance trio.

#regram @caresseisabelle and our new dance trio.

16 8 / 2014

Take Me Home Tonight, 2011

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