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"I sing because I have nothing better to do with my breath"
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Put coconut oil in your hair, exercise, take hot showers, massage lotion into your skin, eat food that makes you feel good, stretch, lay around in bed, and listen music that makes you feel happy. Just do you.

(Source: kuttymolle)


here are some awesome decor ideas that will feng shui your home at the same time they make everything look much cooler!  


Hoping to get this boosted, because maybe it can save someone from hard times and get them a job at whatever establishment this racist ass manager is at.  (this was on NYT FB article posting about a (Black) mother Google searching her unborn child’s name to see what connotations and future it could hold for him)

And then you have people justifying this action. But a meritocracy exists right?

But I don’t even know how to pronounce his last name…..
❝ I’m in for the night.

— Although I probably won’t be going to sleep for another 5 hours, I’ve taken my make up off, changed clothes and wrapped my hair, so I cannot accompany you to the club  (via blackproverbs)

(Source: blackproverbs)

❝ Be with someone that requires you to grow, makes you forget your problems, holds your hand, likes to kiss, appreciates art, and adores you.

— Mama Zara (via highrapunzel)

(Source: thoughtsonfire)

❝ give your daughters difficult names. give your daughters names that command the full use of tongue. my name makes you want to tell me the truth. my name doesn’t allow me to trust anyone that cannot pronounce it right

— Warsan Shire (via pyrrhics)

❝ I remember when I was younger and I wanted to be beautiful; now I’m older and I want to be intelligent. I want to burn hearts with brilliance and engulf souls with compassion. I want to be loved for my thoughts and nothing else.

— (via radicalteen)

(Source: substvncia)



please stop calling Black children who have different interests and tastes white

it’s damaging and alienating