Actress Phylicia, and daughter, Condola Rashad
Seriously, everything Phylicia Rashad says is poetry. Just the natural tone of her voice and all her inflections make every word sound so profoundly important no matter what she’s saying.
Charcoal natural hair self-portrait
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Phylicia Rashad and Debbie Allen (1988)
I AM NOT ON THIS PLANET TO SERVE AND BE SECOND TO NO MUTHAFUCKING MAN. MY PURPOSE IN LIFE AS A WOMAN IS NOT TO WALK ON EGGSHELLS SO I DON’T UPSET THE FRAGILE ASS MALE EGO. I WAS NOT MADE AS JUST A MISSING RIB. I’M HERE AND VALID AS FUCK
Nicki Minaj shining a light on the differences on acceptable sexuality from white women and black women.
Mark Brown (Antigua & Barbuda)
An accurate depiction of what POC do after a work or a job interview
I promise I was thinking “Black folks after work like”
😮 this is some art!
This is deep. But I love my job! Be a teacher, I don’t have to change who I am. It’s all about the kids!
Damn. This might be the deepest thing I’ve read in a while.
Throwback - Celebrities Recreate Iconic Covers for Ebony Magazine’s 65th Anniversary (2010)
To celebrate its 65th anniversary issue and icons of the past and present, EBONY magazine asked their favorite entertainers to pose in modern-day recreations of those covers for a one-of-a-kind look back at the past.
Featuring: Regina King (as Eartha Kitt), Mary J. Blige (as Diana Ross), Nia Long (as Dorothy Dandridge), John Legend (as Duke Ellington), Lamman Rucker (as Richard Roundtree), Taraji P. Henson (as Diahann Carroll), Blair Underwood (as Sidney Poitier), Jurnee Smollett (as Lena Horne), Usher Raymond (as Sammy Davis, Jr.), and Samuel L. Jackson (as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.), among others.
You cannot be racist to white people
just like you can’t fire your boss
because you don’t have that power
evERY FUCKING TIME I SEE THIS IMAGE I STAR T GIGGLING FOR AT LEAST 10 MINUTES I WAS IN CLASS AND I THOUGHT OF THIS PICTURE AND I WAS GIGGLING SO MUCH I HAD TO BE SENT OUT AND I ENDED UP GETTING IN REAL TROUBLE AT SCHOOL THIS PICTURE RUINED MY LIFE
women are considered fragile but I’ve never seen anything as easily wounded as a man’s ego