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Lauryn Hill — Black Rage

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People aren’t talkin about the news, they’re talking about what they think the news is. There is no news channel saying “This is what happened, draw your own conclusions.” We have made this country so bereft of critical thinking, that now we have a problem where we have to teach them to think for themselves.

We have no unified authority, or problem solvers. We have congressman discussing environmentalism, when they don’t understand half the problems our earth is going through. We go to congress instead of going to people who have worked their whole LIFE trying to solve these problems. When it comes to racism, we’re asking a panel of white dudes, when it comes to sexism and woman’s rights we ask a panel of white priests on what they think. IT’S INSANITY! We ask people who are not in the arena they should be speaking in/for.

AND THAT’S WHY WE DON’T trust the media, it’s because they’re not in the arena of black experience, and they don’t care about the black experience, UNTIL something bad happens and they have the tools to paint us as destructive, ugly and evil!

— The response of a Protester in Ferguson who was asked by a reporter as to why most of the protesters didn’t want their faces on tv.  (via sara-the-narco)

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mississippi72:

nowinexile:

The last words said by Black youth murdered by policemen. 

This is honestly the most heart breaking thing I’ve seen in a long time

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thechanelmuse:

1000 roses on Canfield, the area which Mike Brown was murdered.

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Life consists not in holding good cards, but in playing those cards you hold well.
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Zoom alexandraelle:

To say thank you for all of the love and support I have listed a buy one, get one sale on
 alexellebooks.bigcartel.com

 Everyone who buys an autographed copy of “Love in my Language” will get my first book, “Words from a Wanderer” as a free gift. Since I can’t control sales and stuff on Amazon and Createspace, I wanted to do something special for everyone who has supported my dreams over the years.

 There are a limited amount of books listed. First come, first served. ❤️

alexandraelle:

To say thank you for all of the love and support I have listed a buy one, get one sale on


alexellebooks.bigcartel.com


Everyone who buys an autographed copy of “Love in my Language” will get my first book, “Words from a Wanderer” as a free gift. Since I can’t control sales and stuff on Amazon and Createspace, I wanted to do something special for everyone who has supported my dreams over the years.


There are a limited amount of books listed. First come, first served. ❤️

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Meg Jay: Why 30 is not the new 20

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Jamila Lyiscott: 3 ways to speak English

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thestriversrow:

New poem from Zora Howard and Alysia Harris ” Burning Water”

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sometimes I….

miss you

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Friendship is so important for black girls and women.

carefreeblackgirls:

Never let anyone tell you that you need to be in competition with each other. Never let anyone tell you that you need to hate each other. We are powerful on our own and even more so united. Be proud of your sisters, empower them, embrace them, encourage them, and love them. We are just as beautiful together as we are as individuals. Give off good energy and good energy will be drawn to you. 

Stay positive.

~Danni 

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Just wanted to see myself on the dash

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Zoom Take me back to Brooklyn!!!! ☺️ #induetime #brooklynsummers

Take me back to Brooklyn!!!! ☺️ #induetime #brooklynsummers

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