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You reveal yourself to you
To reveal yourself to others.
Paul Éluard, from Easy (via violentwavesofemotion)
Sep 16, 2014 / 185 notes
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shantellmartin:

Studio visit with UO. photos by Marisa Chavetz. Check out interview HERE.

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cupcakes-n-candy:

strangelfreak:

"I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in."

Exactly
Sep 16, 2014 / 30,757 notes

cupcakes-n-candy:

strangelfreak:

"I’m fed up to the ears with old men dreaming up wars for young men to die in."

Exactly

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nealsniat:

- DEÏDO PLAGE  (c)NEALS NIAT -
Sep 15, 2014 / 7 notes

nealsniat:

- DEÏDO PLAGE  (c)NEALS NIAT -

Adaeze means the daughter of a king in Igbo. Igbos do not believe in Kings. They have a traditional democratic system where women and men have their peer groups and are represented. I think the name is ironic. Kings never truly existed in Igboland till the colonizers arrived. Ada in Igbo means daughter. First daughter to be precise. It is one of the most beautiful names in Igbo. It is also a title for first daughters. Umuada are a group of women from the same community who meet up to discuss on how to improve their various communities. In Nigeria, Igbo women can be seen every Sunday afternoon with colorful wrappers, running to meet up with their fellow women from the same village no matter how far away from home they are. I used to watch in amazement as they helped each other, warning abusive husbands and praising women who were doing great in business while helping others who needed help. I grew up surrounded by such women who would not let you lift a finger during your celebration. You should see them, cooking together, laughing together and celebrating each other. Igbo men would say, no matter what you do never make Umuada angry. Simply put, do not hurt their sisters.
Ndi Nne Mama, Ijeoma Umebinyuo (via lanoireculture)

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Sep 15, 2014 / 249 notes
BK Kumbi
'We all need to have our eyes open about the way we are treated and portrayed, and I say “we” because the image that is conveyed of the African man in Africa necessarily affects the way the Afro-American man is perceived'

by BK Kumbi in: Why Ferguson is the Congo (Article San Francisco Bay View - 25.08.2014)
Sep 15, 2014 / 4 notes
youngblackandvegan:

coffeebunsart:

For a contest♥


Glory

Yessss!
Sep 15, 2014 / 3,666 notes

youngblackandvegan:

coffeebunsart:

For a contest♥

Glory

Yessss!

erthtone:

Never complain. Just make new goals. 

© Arnold R. Butler.2014
(www.ab2ether.com)
Sep 15, 2014 / 33 notes

erthtone:

Never complain. Just make new goals.

© Arnold R. Butler.2014
(www.ab2ether.com)

Sep 15, 2014 / 14,022 notes

fashizblackdiary:

Celebration of natural hair.

Photos by Aurélie Flamand and Hairstyle by Sephora Joannes.

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