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27

Aug

your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have build against it.
rumi

19

Aug

i deserve the finer things.

spoil me with fond memories. shower me with promises fulfilled.

In the instance of comparing the police involved shooting deaths of John Winkler vs. that of Mike Brown, here is my opinion.

side note: details about the Bundy Ranch stand off I referenced can be found here.

18

Aug

today, on Facebook.

05

Aug

#notetoself

In the midst of being compassionate, giving and caring, be careful not to sacrifice having your own needs met. Goodness without boundaries creates victims. It’s not ok to just decide that you don’t need something that you actually do need for the sake of pleasing another.

25

Jul

with a quickness.

with a quickness.

23

Jul

once in a while, you just need a white unicorn to show up at the party and remind you that life really is one big magical fairytale.

once in a while, you just need a white unicorn to show up at the party and remind you that life really is one big magical fairytale.

17

Jul

Iggy profits from the cultural performativity and forms of survival that Black women have perfected, without having to encounter and deal with the social problem that is the Black female body, with its perceived excesses, unruliness, loudness and lewdness. If she existed in hip hop at a moment when Black women could still get play, where it would take more than one hand to count all the mainstream Black women rap artists, I would have no problem. Iggy would be one among the many. But in this moment, she represents a problem of co-optation. She represents the ways in which hip hop is on a crash course to take exactly the path that rock ‘n roll took such that 20 years from now, people my nephew’s age, will look at the Macklemores and Iggys of the world as representative of Hip Hop Culture, with nary a Black soul making their top ten list of hip hop greats.

Iggy Azalea’s post-racial mess: America’s oldest race tale, remixed

As a white female rapper mistakes appropriation for artistry, here’s how black women remain pushed to the sidelines

(via roropcoldchain)