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    This picture reminded me of the picture in 1965

    “Hog-spitting – not just spitting,” Tonja Bulley emphatically clarifies.

    “He just hog-spit at my baby. He hog-spit. He took everything out of him and spit in my daughter’s face. She is a minor. That’s the absolute worst thing you can do, when you spit on another human being. She was just saying ‘No justice, no peace’ and he hog-spit (at) and then smacked my baby. At that time — there was no more being peaceful.”

    Bulley and her daughter, Brandy were released from jail last night after being arrested by police outside the St. Louis Rams game the previous day after a violent clash with football fans.

    As the Rams were completing an impressive 28-26 victory over the Super Bowl champions Seattle Seahawks, Tonja and Brandy were outside the stadium participating in a non-violent protest calling for justice for Mike Brown, and the immediate arrest of his killer, Darren Wilson.

    Tonja, known affectionately to her friends as “Tiny,” continued:

    “We were peacefully protesting. We were saying something that this big, tall White man did not like. He should’ve been locked up, and they did not lock him up. One slapped my daughter and another hit her with his fist. Another woman threw her drink on me – and I retaliated. I’m not coming out to fight, but I have the right to protect myself.”

    Tiny would eventually get punched and knocked to the ground. “I got hit by a couple people. I have a mark behind my ear.” She was initially charged with two felonies for throwing punches after the initial altercation. No violent Rams fans were arrested.

    She says the racial double-standards were apparent: “We had a right to protest without anybody interfering. When the White people protest, there are no problems. Nobody is spitting on them. When we try to do it, the media goes around and acts like we started (the fighting.) We did not start it. I peacefully protest every day in Ferguson, and it’s never a problem.”

    In Ferguson, Tiny and Brandy have been protesting since Brown was killed in August, and have become unofficial members of the Lost Voices—a spirited and well-known group of young leaders who led Sunday’s protest.


    this is disgusting! they get assaulted and then get arrested for retaliating. why isn’t the man spitting at a minor behind bars? i know why, bc the justice system is fucked up and not in favour of poc

    And the media is claiming they attacked the man. He was interviewed, they were not

    — 10 hours ago with 15104 notes
    Inktober 21/ Tumblr Inspiration 

I feel so weird @-ing people on tumblr so I’m just going to add the link I was inspired by.

    Inktober 21/ Tumblr Inspiration

    I feel so weird @-ing people on tumblr so I’m just going to add the link I was inspired by.

    — 12 hours ago with 1 note
    #presentreign  #inktober  #tumblr inspired  #artists of tumblr  #ink drawing  #sketch 


this makes my heart ache

Silverstein always has been, and always will be my favorite poet because he doesn’t even need words in his poem to make people open their eyes.

So sad



    this makes my heart ache

    Silverstein always has been, and always will be my favorite poet because he doesn’t even need words in his poem to make people open their eyes.

    So sad

    (via dynastylnoire)

    — 13 hours ago with 916805 notes



    There’s thousands of notes on posts about how unfair it is that there isn’t a wonder woman movie and now that its been officially announced nobody is talking about it?

    Like Can I get at least a hell yeah?

    I think we’re probably waiting to see if they royally fuck her up in the bat/supes movie first.

    And also I’m still a little skeptical of the actress. Amazon and Gal Gabot don’t go hand and hand for me.

    — 13 hours ago with 57646 notes
    #Wonder Woman  #gal gabot 
    Anonymous asked: That post talking about black girls having the right to wear henna, head wraps, etc. also mentioned bindis. I didn't think bindis were worn in any part of Africa, just South Asia. Do you have any input?






    Its best to ask someone in that culture

    they wear bindis in east africa, no?


    Not in Ethiopia…throughout the different ethnic groups there are tons of jewelry pieces, headpieces, hair wraps, face art, body art, scars, elaborate nose rings, lip plates, but I’ve never seen anything resembling a bindi 

    Caribbean blacks with east Asian ancestry can wear bindis.

    Can they though? (Legit question) I feel like that’s similar to a white person saying their 1/8 Cherokee so they can wear a headdress or something. But I guess if you’re like Tatiana Ali and your mother Panamanian and your fathers Indian from Trinidad then I guess that makes more sense.

    I guess it really boils down to if you’re doing this because it truly belongs to your culture before it became a “fashion” statement. If you been doing this from jump that good for you, be proud. If not, I think you need to be honest with yourself and your intentions.

    — 13 hours ago with 36 notes
    #cultural appropriation  #bindi  #opinion 


    You are not a bad person for getting abortion, it doesn’t matter if:

    • you were assaulted
    • your birth control failed
    • you weren’t on birth control at all
    • there is a medical issue
    • you don’t want children
    • you already have children and can’t handle another
    • you aren’t ready
    • you don’t want to be pregnant

    You are never a bad person for needing an abortion. There is nothing wrong with you. Don’t ever let anyone tell you otherwise.

    You are not alone.

    (via proudly-pro-choice)

    — 13 hours ago with 86995 notes
    #pro choice 


    Women of color and the Disney characters they have played.

    WOC ❤️😍😘

    (Source: pumpkinspiceaddiction, via dynastylnoire)

    — 13 hours ago with 98786 notes



    Photorealistic art of sea and ice created by artist Zaria Forman with her fingers.


    — 13 hours ago with 67990 notes
    #art by others  #photorealism 

    Lil’ Kim speaks about the struggles she endured after being Kicked out when she was only 15.

    " My raps aren’t all sexual as everyone thinks, I rap about the hustle and struggle, Loss & pain I experienced and lived, the real Brooklyn shit you don’t hear about now. "


    " Kim and her father didn’t have the best relationship, as they were getting older. He was A military man and lacked the essentials of being a father/parent to his kids. The military took away his parenting skills. Kim’s father was a good man, But wasn’t a good father."

    "The Police started knowing us by first names, because they were called so much. One occasion the fight got serious, It was a physical fight, One thing led to another… Eventually, someone’s going to swing first (Mr. Jones). The next thing you know, you see this little body flying from the couch jumping on her fathers back. Kim tore the place up whilst also protecting her brother. Kim was about to stab her father. ”

    "Things got worse when Mr. jones got married to A woman named jackie. Kim & her father just didn’t get along more-so. They decided to buy A house in jersey, but they told kim she wasn’t welcome.

    "The less attention her father gave her, she went to the streets to look for it. She dropped out of highschool, and started going to different houses, staying with friends for a while… and when that wore out, she’d have to leave and go to another house. That’s when she began to struggle.. Hard. "

    " She really started doing real bad.. That’s when she started hustling. She ran with a crowd that was snatching them rings, take chains… She dated this one guy, Who used to beat her, He was a drug dealer, She had nowhere else to go,and eventually ended up living and working with him. She would have to take drugs for cartel guys, sell things for the guys. You date the drug dealers, You had to sleep with them… You had to transport for them, if you wanted money. "

    " If somebody wanted Kim to do something for them in another state, Kim would be there… If there was money involved and kim could support herself and survive without having to go to her father, She’d do it."

    “I don’t think she wanted to be out there like that, ripping & running, having to do things for money that probably wouldn’t have done if she had that stable home… She had to do, what she had to do to survive.”

    ’- Lil’ Kims Childhood Friends, Cousins & Brother.

    "The only way to reach him through phone calls and mail
    Balloons stuffed with lah up in the chocha
    Now my man in the can getting money and getting high
    He used to keep my fly he had the 6 I had the 5
    So you know a chick gon’ ride or die for her guy
    At age 14 I was putting in work
    At age 16 I was moving that work
    Getting paid for driving state to state
    Smuggling weight, praying I don’t bump into Jake
    I traveled through a few places with the burners
    in the suitcases, thank God for Big
    Damn right I love the life I live
    Cause I went from negative to positive and it’s all good” - Lil’ Kim “All Good”

    (Source: Fuckyeslilkim, via dynastylnoire)

    — 14 hours ago with 1079 notes
    #lil Kim 
    But are you REALLY here for us? →


    Don’t say you’re here for LGBTQIQA people if you don’t even know what the acronym stands for.

    Don’t say you’re here for LGBTQIQA people if you aren’t even here for Trans folks

    Don’t say you’re here for Queer people if you aren’t here for Queer and Trans People of Color.


    — 14 hours ago with 168 notes


    Tatyana Ali talks “good hair”

    She’s on point with the Caribbean comment.

    — 14 hours ago with 50 notes
    #Tatianna Ali  #good hair