KNOW your roots. #africa #myancestry #nigeria #know #repost

KNOW your roots. #africa #myancestry #nigeria #know #repost

Locs of fun! #mohawk #locs #teamnatural #fun #sunday

Locs of fun! #mohawk #locs #teamnatural #fun #sunday

"Let’s kiss and make art"

- (via asplashofwriting)

(via 18-15n-77-30w)

Care•free black girl. 
#selfiesaturday #teamnatural #befree

Care•free black girl.
#selfiesaturday #teamnatural #befree

Risky chick. Shaved sides. Messy braid. Not a care in the world. 

Thank you @incocoschair for making me beautiful!
#locs #teamnatural #shameless #shavedsides #risky #sexy

Risky chick. Shaved sides. Messy braid. Not a care in the world.

Thank you @incocoschair for making me beautiful!
#locs #teamnatural #shameless #shavedsides #risky #sexy

Let the fun begin… #hair #imcrazy #youllseewhy #salon  (at Essensuals London at Cherry Hill Mall NJ.  njsalon@london.essensuals.com.)

Let the fun begin… #hair #imcrazy #youllseewhy #salon (at Essensuals London at Cherry Hill Mall NJ. njsalon@london.essensuals.com.)

nedahoyin:

toneyspeaksloud:

Nicki Minaj shining a light on the differences on acceptable sexuality from white women and black women.

While it has a good deal to do with color, it also has to do with the fact of how her sexuality is used.

The women above her could arguably be said to be catering to the sexual needs/wants/fantasies of men (Sports Illustrated is ESPECIALLY known for catering to a male gaze.)  While Nicki Minaj has continuously used her sexuality to empower herself.  Her sexuality isn’t for men, it’s for her own self.  And THAT is a huge problem.  Sexuality that isn’t designed for male consumption is deemed unacceptable and threatening.  She is powerful, demanding, uncompromising, and men are weak, so that scares them.

And it’s also because she’s of Indian/Black background, no doubt about it.  It’s not just racist, it’s also sexist.

#reblog again

(via iberville4th)

That explains a lot. #repost #goodmorning #somethingtothinkabout

That explains a lot. #repost #goodmorning #somethingtothinkabout

coffeewithajla:

I won’t say that “you broke me”. You’re not that powerful, I’m not that weak. You are not more powerful than my Lord who has promised me protection. You didn’t break me, you made me sad. And sadness passes. And my Lord is eternal.

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80s-90s-supermodels:

"Visions of Ndebele", Town & Country US, January 1992Photographer : Margaret ClarkeModel : Iman
Happy birthday, Iman! (July 25, 1955, 59 today)

80s-90s-supermodels:

"Visions of Ndebele", Town & Country US, January 1992
Photographer : Margaret Clarke
Model : Iman

Happy birthday, Iman! (July 25, 1955, 59 today)

(via fuckyeavanity)