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jackviolet:

The cop who shot a dog in front of its 6 year old owner was fired after outrage from the community and a “Justice for Apollo” campaign.

The cop who shot an unarmed black teen is on paid leave and remains protected by his department. So far, days of outrage and protest have still not brought any justice to Mike Brown.

In America, in 2014, the life of a black man is valued less than that of a dog.

Literally.

weaverpeacecorps:

Three years ago I believed whites and blacks were equal in the United States. I believed that slavery was abolished and racism went both ways. I disagreed with affirmative action and I thought black people who didn’t make it out didn’t want to make it out.

I was so very…

sancophaleague:

Somehow it’s popular for black Instagram comedians to wear wigs, heel, and dresses to be funny! @KingKwajo once wrote a post how Hollywood has emasculated black actors by having them dress up like a female. Now today you see how it’s effect comedians on Instagram in this generation. It’s not funny nor cool to dress like a female for laughs. There’s another ways to be funny, you don’t have to act like a female too!

Post made by: @Oba_Tayo

sancophaleague:

Somehow it’s popular for black Instagram comedians to wear wigs, heel, and dresses to be funny! @KingKwajo once wrote a post how Hollywood has emasculated black actors by having them dress up like a female. Now today you see how it’s effect comedians on Instagram in this generation. It’s not funny nor cool to dress like a female for laughs. There’s another ways to be funny, you don’t have to act like a female too!

Post made by: @Oba_Tayo

allthingsblackwomen:

Mo’ne Davis

allthingsblackwomen:

Mo’ne Davis

thecurvature:

Marvin and Stevie

thecurvature:

Marvin and Stevie

yarrahs-life:

I just really hope these same words of truth, consciousness and power carry on into the studios. Hm.

yarrahs-life:

I just really hope these same words of truth, consciousness and power carry on into the studios. Hm.

When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victicms.

politicalsexkitten:

curvesincolor:

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via The Huffington Post.

"It has nothing to do with race"

The cultures of people of color are either packaged for consumption or called upon to fill cultural and spiritual voids of Eurocentrism.

Michael Vavrus

That shit blew my mind and made understanding cultural appropriation way clearer for me. 

(via thisisnotjapan)

I’ve been thinking about this for a long time, I’m glad someone else thought it too.

(via here-lies-andalusia)

blackhistoryalbum:

Diahann Carroll via Black History Album on Pinterest