© THEME
visinequeen:

So! Life has pushed me to create something I fell will be beneficial, to those in my area;
Fem Uprising was created to fill the void of real camaraderie that’s missing these days from Women’s Empowerment groups. All walks of life, and females over 18 are welcome! Please spread the word if this is something that interests you <3 
email me here!

visinequeen:

So! Life has pushed me to create something I fell will be beneficial, to those in my area;

Fem Uprising was created to fill the void of real camaraderie that’s missing these days from Women’s Empowerment groups. All walks of life, and females over 18 are welcome! Please spread the word if this is something that interests you <3 

email me here!


Black Actresses: Part I 

Oprah Winfrey Octavia Spencer Gina Torres Lupita Nyong’o | Viola Davis  | Lynn Whitfield | Rochelle Aytes Halle Berry | Gibourey Sidibe Kerry Washington Tracee Ellis-Ross Amber Riley Thandie Newton Nicole Beharie Kandyse McClure Sanaa Lathan | Joy Bryant | Jurnee Smollett


Activist Post: What to Say If Stopped By a Cop 

Just a few short pointers for if and when a cop stops you/flags you down/pills you over


purple-peaches:

The Dunn trial is moving quickly. The jury could begin deliberations as soon as tonight (Feb.12). Please pray to Whoever or Whatever you pray to, and ask that this time, justice is done in Florida.

purple-peaches:

The Dunn trial is moving quickly. The jury could begin deliberations as soon as tonight (Feb.12). Please pray to Whoever or Whatever you pray to, and ask that this time, justice is done in Florida.


fuckyeahhardfemme:

northernhinterland:

"Une Femme Est Une Femme" from Lula Magazine, Issue 19.

High femmespiration


Follow @Akanundrum for More beautiful knowledge 

most wonderful video I seen today, must watch! #racism #light #love #truth #lynch #america



Iranian press: Snowden docs prove aliens who built Nazi subs also control U.S. foreign policy | The Raw Story 

anukkinearthwalker:

An alien race known as “tall whites” is behind American efforts to create a global electronic surveillance system, according to an Iranian news agency


black-culture:

You are invited to submit a 1-2 page autobiographical essay or first person creative nonfiction(essays/memoirs) for this anthology .
The aim of Our Black is to create a book comprised of narratives on the Black Experience and the multiplicity of Blackness. The goal of Our Black is to build a collection of narratives that reflect the diverse experiences of Black folk, one which could be used to better understand the complexity, depth, and challenges of Being and living Black.
The book Our Black will be divided into these thematic chapters:
Acceptance and Ambiguous Blackness: Multi-Racial Identity in AmericaBe A Man: The Burden of Black MasculinityBinary Minorities: Being Both Black and LGBTQ(IA)Never Black Enough: Outside the Scope of Legitimate BlacknessThe Intersection of Gender and Race: Being a black woman in americaNot Quite African-American: Black immigrants and First generation AmericansBlack Self Identity: How Much is Blackness Defined by Whiteness?
If interested please send us an email at ourblackproject[@]gmail.com for more information and a copy of our writers’ guidelines. We will be accepting submissions until March 1, 2014.
Please feel free to share this post as you please. I am truly blessed to be working on a project such as this and I am driven by its potential. With much work and dedication, this can be turned into something phenomenal.
All the best,
zellie imani

going to start on mine as soon as I settle into our new apt! :)

black-culture:

You are invited to submit a 1-2 page autobiographical essay or first person creative nonfiction(essays/memoirs) for this anthology .

The aim of Our Black is to create a book comprised of narratives on the Black Experience and the multiplicity of Blackness. The goal of Our Black is to build a collection of narratives that reflect the diverse experiences of Black folk, one which could be used to better understand the complexity, depth, and challenges of Being and living Black.

The book Our Black will be divided into these thematic chapters:

Acceptance and Ambiguous Blackness: Multi-Racial Identity in America
Be A Man: The Burden of Black Masculinity
Binary Minorities: Being Both Black and LGBTQ(IA)
Never Black Enough: Outside the Scope of Legitimate Blackness
The Intersection of Gender and Race: Being a black woman in america
Not Quite African-American: Black immigrants and First generation Americans
Black Self Identity: How Much is Blackness Defined by Whiteness?

If interested please send us an email at ourblackproject[@]gmail.com for more information and a copy of our writers’ guidelines. We will be accepting submissions until March 1, 2014.

Please feel free to share this post as you please. I am truly blessed to be working on a project such as this and I am driven by its potential. With much work and dedication, this can be turned into something phenomenal.

All the best,

zellie imani

going to start on mine as soon as I settle into our new apt! :)



This ‘Negro’ was taught of his native Africa that it was peopled by heathen, black savages, swinging like monkeys from trees. This ‘Negro’ accepted this along with every other teaching of the slavemaster that was designed to make him accept and obey and worship the white man.

Malcolm X (via specialnights)


Scholarship for Undocumented Queer Youth 

jaguar-sarreau:

wocinsolidarity:

Levin Goffe Scholarship Application (pdf)

NOTE: Eligible applicants are all those who:

o Reside in New York City;
o Openly identify as LGBTQI;
o Hold neither US citizenship nor a green card*;
o Are working towards a Bachelor’s Degree at an accredited, nonprofit New York City school;
o Have completed at least one full academic year at a United States college or university; AND
o Have a current, most recent, or cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.25 or higher**

*We also welcome applications from individuals seeking or already granted asylum in the United States.
**Renewal of this scholarship requires that recipients maintain a GPA of at least 3.25 each term.

NOTE: Scholarships will be awarded on the bases of both need and merit. Candidates should:

o Have a clearly expressed need for financial support;
o Have and be able to maintain an excellent academic record; AND
o Demonstrate interest and involvement in their school and/or local community



Watch Kanye West Repeatedly Get His Ass Handed to Him 

anukkinearthwalker:

lololololololololololololol

yeezy makes some aite points but.

I wonder what part of the interview people watched; Kanye West spent 40 minutes not acknowledging half of the BULLSHIT that came from the poisonous Charlemagne and continuously focused on his message, of anti everything. say whatever you like, but I can’t agree with anyone shutting him down, that’s not what I observed.