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lolhellno:

lolhellno:

i saw a fake skeleton for sale today for $849 and i was like wtf i could get a real skeleton for free fuck that then i remembered murder is illegal

you’re all going to jail for reblogging this

Posted at 10:14pm.

wetheurban:

SPOTLIGHT: MoonDust by Sara K. Golish

'MoonDust' is a stunning mini series of drawings by artist Sara K. Golish as an ode to Afrofuturism and natural hair. 

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breathtakingdestinations:

Plitvice National Park -Croatia (von Randy Durrum)

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breathtakingdestinations:

Plitvice National Park -Croatia (von Randy Durrum)

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When a parent dies, a filing cabinet full of all the fascinating stuff also ceases to exist. I never imagined how hungry I’d be one day to look inside it.

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For most digital-age writers, writing is rewriting. We grope, cut, block, paste, and twitch, panning for gold onscreen by deleting…

Posted at 8:39pm.

ciaduk:

TARTAN – ITS JOURNEY THROUGH THE AFRICAN DIASPORA, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and supported by the V&A, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Craft Central and Black Cultural Archives.

Scotland has a long historical and cultural relationship with tartan. Tartan: Its…

Posted at 8:36pm.

blacknoonajade:

Look who showed up to the sanctioned peaceful protest in ‪#‎Ferguson‬! Yes! Your friendly militarized SWAT team!

Your:

The right to freedom of assembly.

The right to freedom of association.

the right to freedom of speech.

Those?

Nah. Who needs though. Ridiculous. Ridiculous. 

Posted at 11:34pm.

prodigalpen:

RIP Mike Brown. His momma said she didn’t want anymore pics of him laying dead on the street so she shared pics of him as she knew him. This is one…

Posted at 9:18am.

prodigalpen:

RIP Mike Brown. His momma said she didn’t want anymore pics of him laying dead on the street so she shared pics of him as she knew him. This is one…
I don’t care if Mike Brown was going to college soon. This should not matter. We should not have to prove Mike Brown was worthy of living. We should not have to account for the ways in which he is suitably respectable. We should not have to prove that his body did not deserve to be riddled with bullets. His community should not have to silence their anger so they won’t be accused of rioting, so they won’t become targets too.

sexypinkon:

The National Gallery of Jamaica is the oldest and largest public art museum in the English-speaking Caribbean. It originally opened at the historic Devon House on November 14, 1974 and will be celebrating its fortieth anniversary this year. Devon House was a beautiful and popular location but the…

Posted at 8:16pm.

atane:

thejacksonjeffersoncollaboration:

atane:

It’s interesting to see white people who were loving the riots on the streets of Ukraine, the Arab spring and Gaza protests become “outraged” with the people of Ferguson.

Civil unrest is totally awesome when it’s far from home….

So. Much. This.

Posted at 8:15pm.

clutchmag:

Five Designers We Love for Ankara Print Pieces

ankara

Ankara fabrics will never go out of style. The prints, which are a cornerstone of West African fashion, are delightfully vibrant, colorful and mesmerizing. Beautiful and bright, wax prints are meant to be seen and are generally worn in celebration. Though they’ve been popping up in interesting places recently, here are our favorite designers to turn to for ankara print pieces.

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Posted at 8:12pm.

Robin Williams (via ifnotyouwhoelse)

Posted at 8:10pm.

No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.

ethiopienne:

Flier being distributed at the protest in Ferguson. Text reads as follows:

Ad Hoc Committee for Justice on Behalf of Michael Brown

OUR DEMANDS:

  1. The officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown be IMMEDIATELY identified.
  2. The same officer should be immediately fired and charged with murder.
  3. The Ferguson Police Department “Protocol Handbook” be distributed throughout the Ferguson community.
  4. The racial composition of the Ferguson Police Department should reflect the racial demographics of the community.

Upcoming Action Items:

  • Keep calling the Ferguson Police Department demanding justice for Michael Brown at 314-522-3100
  • On Tuesday August 12th join us in front of St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch’s office located at 100 South Central Avenue, Clayton Missouri 63105

Supporting organizations:
Tasheed Youth Organization, Organization for Black Struggle (OBS), New Black Panther Party (NBPP), Moorish Science Temple, Coalition Against Police Crimes & Repression, Nation of Islam - Mosque 28, Universal African Peoples Organization (UAPO) and more to follow!

Posted at 8:08pm.

ethiopienne:

Flier being distributed at the protest in Ferguson. Text reads as follows:
Ad Hoc Committee for Justice on Behalf of Michael BrownOUR DEMANDS:
The officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown be IMMEDIATELY identified.
The same officer should be immediately fired and charged with murder.
The Ferguson Police Department “Protocol Handbook” be distributed throughout the Ferguson community.
The racial composition of the Ferguson Police Department should reflect the racial demographics of the community.
Upcoming Action Items:
Keep calling the Ferguson Police Department demanding justice for Michael Brown at 314-522-3100
On Tuesday August 12th join us in front of St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch’s office located at 100 South Central Avenue, Clayton Missouri 63105
Supporting organizations:Tasheed Youth Organization, Organization for Black Struggle (OBS), New Black Panther Party (NBPP), Moorish Science Temple, Coalition Against Police Crimes & Repression, Nation of Islam - Mosque 28, Universal African Peoples Organization (UAPO) and more to follow!