"There is no greater evidence of how tragic things are for dark-skinned women in Hollywood than the fact that they can’t even get hired to play dark-skinned women."
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Marc Lamont Hill on the casting of Nina Simone

Because this sentence breaks my heart while filling me with joy. Because dark-skinned women are creating our own work and need not be left to a “Hollywood” standard. Because we stand on the backs of those who came before and serve as a bridge for those who follow.

(via cjaquay)
darvinasafo:

Recognize the greatness in one another and let’s build.
BLACK SOLIDARITY OVER EVERYTHING.

darvinasafo:

Recognize the greatness in one another and let’s build.

BLACK SOLIDARITY OVER EVERYTHING.

Stimela - Hugh

moahandpainted:

There is a train that comes from Namibia and Malawi
there is a train that comes from Zambia and Zimbabwe,
There is a train that comes from Angola and Mozambique,
From Lesotho, from Botswana, from Swaziland,
From all the hinterland of Southern and Central Africa.
This train carries young…

pathetic-humanity:

redphilistine:

spoopysponge:

redphilistine:

Another flag burns.#shawshooting

holy shit. no noo no no no i do NOT care the cause, i don’t CARE what the supreme court says you do NOT fucking burn the flag what the FUCK is your problem. disrespectful bags of shit oh my GOD

That thing where a certain group of people are more outraged over a piece of polysynthetic fiber than the horrific loss of Black life in this country.

Burn all the flags and then burn all the cops

(via africa-will-unite)