if your feminism doesn’t even DISCUSS racism, it’s inherently white supremacist. Oppression is upheld by a culture of silence.
pour it out
rub it into their skin,
and try to wear us
like they know what we about.
it’s only ever gonna be a suntan.
ain’t neva gonna be black.” —imitation as flattery is getting old, it’s called appropriation, nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
if you take me on a date to a zoo, aquarium, or museum the chances of me having sex with you goes up by about 900%
three little black boys
lying in a grave yard
i couldn’t tell
if they were playing
or practicing.” —baba lukata, rehearsal. (via theblacksophisticate)
I talked with my friend last night about my (Irrational) fear of loosing my butt and boobs, when I lose weight. I know that shouldn’t be an important matter over my health, but still… shawty scurred.
I miss my red locs. They made me feel powerful, like I could take on the world. I love playing around with color, but red just fits me so perfectly.