Making bricks without straw.
I’m Black, I read Books, and I Know Shit.

Real Niggas

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How Turbans Helped Some Blacks Go Incognito In The Jim Crow Era

nprchives:

Here’s some excellent archival research by NPR’s Code Switch team (with help from NPR librarian Katie Daugert on blacks passing as East Indian or using “exotica” to navigate the Jim Crow South. This perspective complicates the conversations trending on the Internet about cultural appropriation. 

"I was Jim Crowed here, Jim Crowed there, Jim Crowed all over the place. And I didn’t like being Jim Crowed." —- Jesse Routté, who pulled off what historian Paul Kramer calls the “turban trick.”

At the time, ideas of race in America were quite literally black and white. But a few meters of cloth changed the way some people of color were treated.

entergalacticfuckery:

bunniesinpajamas:

girltheresnothininyoureyes:

dear people who hates michael, eat this gifset!

But the media won’t let y’all ever see this

THIS!

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humansofnewyork:

"My baseball coach told everyone to name their favorite players and I said Derek Jeter because he’s the only one I know."

me…about everything.

humansofnewyork:

"My baseball coach told everyone to name their favorite players and I said Derek Jeter because he’s the only one I know."

me…about everything.

Vampire from Harlem.

Vampire from Harlem.

Veinticuatro

Veinticuatro

So…

disadvantagedscholar:

July 16th (approximately an hour away from this blog post) marks the day I was born. Sice me.

Woke up to a few notes from this post I made a year ago. Thank you very much for the love.

freystupid:

from  Library of World Literature for Children

N.I. Maltsev, Russian illustrator

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asylum-art:

Sara K. Golish: Sundust

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Sundust is a new series of ten portraits of fictional sun goddesses by Toronto-based visual artist Sara Golish

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stormtrooperfashion:

Laís Ribeiro by Mark Segal for Lui Magazine, July/August 2014

stormtrooperfashion:

Laís Ribeiro by Mark Segal for Lui Magazine, July/August 2014

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koreanmodel:

Jung Hoyeon and Yoo Ah In by Hong Jang Hyun for W Korea Mar 2014

koreanmodel:

Jung Hoyeon and Yoo Ah In by Hong Jang Hyun for W Korea Mar 2014