I have my mother’s mouth and my father’s eyes; on my face they are still...– Warsan Shire (via wcked)
Brooklyn, the Remix: A Hip-Hop Tour →
The mean streets of the borough that rappers like the Notorious B.I.G. crowed about are now hipster havens, where cupcakes and organic kale rule.
I am a lesbian woman of Color whose children eat regularly because I work in a...– Audre Lorde, “The Uses of Anger,” Sister Outsider, p. 123 (via afrolez)
It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this...– Hugh Laurie (via gospelaccordingtogarland) I think I needed this. (via wheresoulsdance)
Me: I'm reading this book about people having sex.
Britt: Wow, Shann. Why read it when you could just watch it?
Me: O_O ... That is the realest thing you have ever said to me.
This Is My Brother
Greg: Can someone walk me to my car to get my sunglasses? *sister and I stare* Greg: Um, it’s dark outside and I’m extremely pretty. Me: Well, where is your car? Greg: …In front of the house.
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A system that values obedience over curiosity isn’t education and it definitely...– Florida Teen Tried With Felony For Trying Science A beautiful rant about misguided public science education and how the fear of punishment kills curiosity, especially for minorities because they tend to receive harsher punishments, and for the poor because punishments end up being harsher on them...
faineemae: The day I got my period, my mom was literally bawling her eyes out and kept saying “you’re a woman now, the world is going to be so cruel to you, you have to be careful and strong, they will blame you for everything.” but I didn’t understand why she kept saying that. Now I do, unfortunately.
We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has...– Maya Angelou (via saras-vati)
brklynbreed: The thing about Libras are we keep it peaceful until we are pushed one time too many. That’s when we pop. It takes a lot but its nowhere near impossible.