iwriteaboutfeminism:

Police brutality in Ferguson costs taxpayers millions.

(via disciplesofmalcolm)

"My name is not Annie. It’s Quvenzhané."

Quvenzhané Wallis (then age 9) correcting an AP Reporter who said she was “just going to call her Annie” instead of learning how to pronounce her name. Never forget.  (via wuqs)

(Source: thechanelmuse, via selfconchesshawty)

"Have the courage to speak your mind and tell the truth from a position of love rather than anger or fear, being open to accept the views of others without feeling threatened or defeated, relinquishing the ego’s need to be in control by demonstrating the willingness to do whatever it takes to establish peace."

Iyanla Vanzant (via unconditionedconsciousness)

sapphrikah:

audreymarielle:

#mikebrown

And do you know how easy it is for anything to be “alleged”?

sapphrikah:

audreymarielle:

#mikebrown

And do you know how easy it is for anything to be “alleged”?

(via wontbetelevised)

What I've Learned from Two Years Collecting Data on Police Killings

(Source: newwavefeminism)

endofdayz:

The media is the 4th branch of the government. it is time to take the media and journalist to task for their wording.

endofdayz:

The media is the 4th branch of the government. it is time to take the media and journalist to task for their wording.

(via wontbetelevised)

liz-pls:

I’m only sharing tweets for those who are not on twitter and can’t see how passionate and outraged journalists are as they tweet from #Ferguson.

If you are on Twitter, here’s a good roster of people to follow if you want to keep updated.

(via blackmanonthemoon)

"Comparing yourself to others is an act of violence against your authentic self."

Iyanla Vanzant (via wordsthat-speak)

(via wordsthat-speak)

"Until you heal the wounds of your past, you are going to bleed. You can bandage the bleeding with food, with alcohol, with drugs, with work, with cigarettes, with sex; But eventually, it will all ooze through and stain your life. You must find the strength to open the wounds, Stick your hands inside, pull out the core of the pain that is holding you in your past, the memories and make peace with them."

Iyanla Vanzant. (via a-beautiful-journey2)

zuky:

Jackie Robinson West wins the US Championship at the Little League World Series and Chicago erupts with joy.

(via algandarsmanor)

countdowntooz:

Jackie Robinson West making Chicago proud!
What wonderful uplifting news for young black Americans after the horrifying events in Ferguson. It is also great for a story about Chicago youths not to be about gun crime and gangs.

countdowntooz:

Jackie Robinson West making Chicago proud!

What wonderful uplifting news for young black Americans after the horrifying events in Ferguson. It is also great for a story about Chicago youths not to be about gun crime and gangs.

(via algandarsmanor)

"Some problems we share as women, some we do not. You [white women] fear your children will grow up to join the patriarchy and testify against you; we fear our children will be dragged from a car and shot down in the street, and you will turn your backs on the reasons they are dying."

Audre Lorde, ‘Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference’ (via sundayafternoonsocialclub)

(Source: floralcrow, via xiskabeel)

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xiskabeel:

hooyo’s favourite singer Muuse Ismaaciil Qalinle 

dynamicafrica:

Lauryn Hill takes a much-loved happy-go-lucky musical tune and updates it with poignant lyrics that will make you both shudder and nod in agreement and frustration. 

"Saado Cali ninkii dilay, isku dad manihin, Isku dal manihin, qaasatan se, Isku diin manihin. Allah ya raxmak yaa wadani."

K’naan (via xamditalk)

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