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samiracortez:

America and Israel sitting in a tree

K-i-l-l-i-n-g

(via decolonize-all-the-things)

generalbriefing:

Yep this pretty much covers how history is taught here

(Source: sandandglass, via decolonize-all-the-things)

"Why is it people always get so upset about Affirmative Action but not about legacies? For some reason we’re ok with the historically advantaged having a leg-up over the rest of us, but not the historically disenfranchised."

- One of the best comment about Affirmative Action I’ve seen (found in response to this article)

(Source: bohemianarthouse, via decolonize-all-the-things)

"Commit to loving yourself completely. It’s the most radical thing you will do in your lifetime."

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Andrea Gibson (via wethinkwedream)

good morning loves

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dynamicafrica:

In Photos: Portraits by photographer Jalani Morgan.

It’s always strange and a bit surreal to me when I look at a photograph of strangers and somehow manage to feel as though the person behind the lens has so aptly managed to capture the essence of those pictured. Perhaps it’s a bit of romanticism on my part, but I can’t help but feel that way when looking at the work of photographer Jalani Morgan. What may on the surface seem to be a simple portrait becomes an intensifying three-way relationship between the subject, the photographer and viewer.  A two-dimensional image is brought to life and in a matter of seconds, upon gazing at Morgan’s portraits, I have no option but to feel a close connection to the unknown faces captured by his lens.

Jalani Morgan is a portrait, fine art and documentary photographer. 

Born in Toronto, Ontario, and raised in Scarborough. He was influenced by his parents’ teachings of the African Diasporas and politics and through that is interjected into his art. 

He produces work that investigates the representation from the African diaspora.

Currently he is studying at York University in Toronto obtaining his degree in Anthropology and African Studies.

(via decolonize-all-the-things)

whoobin:

Don’t date guys who look down on women of their own race and elevate white women. Don’t date guys who shit on women of other races. Do better for yourself. 

(via angrywocunited)

"Until the lions have their own historians, the history of the hunt will always glorify the hunter."

- Chinua Achebe (via frantzfandom)

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howtobeterrell:

yumyumstretch:

jerryjamesstone:

http://cookingstoned.tv/blog/2014/02/food-that-magically-regrows-itself-from-kitchen-scraps/

Let’s face it, eating well is expensive… or it can be. Buying produce that is either organically (or biodynamically grown) is not cheap. But ingesting pesticide residue is anything but ideal.

Luckily, you can shave a few bucks off your grocery bill by growing a few of those staples from your diet. Best part, it is much easier than you think! You don’t need seeds or anything fancy. You can simply use kitchen scraps from your next meal. How great is that!

urgh wholefoods 

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