— "If Black English Isn’t a Language, Then Tell Me, What Is?" in "The New York Times (29 July 1979)
I finished two papers, two class blog posts, and two meetings in 24 hours and I feel so much weight being lifted off my shoulders.
if someone pulled out a meth pipe in front of me i would stage an impromptu intervention with anyone in arms reach
”Only white girl with a ghetto ass and a high fashion titties” - Iggy Azalea
I know damn well us black people are not going to let this girl slide with that line. How she gon say this? Thinking she run Hip Hop with…a ghetto ass? So black girls ass are ghetto now? Okay
Shit happened to Ferguson is happening in Hong Kong right now!
Students were just protesting peacefully for genuine democracy around Admiralty and Central, yet the police forced used pepper spray, tear gas and violence to disperse the crowd. According to the protesters, the police even raided a first aid booth with pepper spray.
"Put down the bleach. Your skin is not dirt that needs to be cleaned out like yesterday’s shirt. You are comprised of sienna, chestnut, and warm mahogany. Dark as the night sky, constellations are tucked neatly underneath your bones. Your skin reminiscent of the hot chocolate that warms winter nights. Like rings around a tree stump, you too have history etched into your melanin. Don’t let the glaring whiteness, blind you from the beauty that you are. "