you. are. enough.

riss. xxiii. detroiter. woc. bilingual. biracial. multi ethnic. inclusionary intersectional feminist. B.A in English. pro-coloured girls. pro-women. future jessica pearson. fulbright hopeful. part time fangirl. tea lover. judy smith once gave me life advice.

"A quien Dios ama, le llama, por lo tanto lo pasado, pasado esta."

kerry washington. gina torres. mariska hargitay. sandra oh. dascha polanco. ❤

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takemeasiamff:

wolfpussay:

Black people…side eyeing is in our blood!

I know , I know , I know, I know

https-self-proclaimed-iceking:

Loll yes

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Police brutality in Ferguson costs taxpayers millions.

visionarywateringhole:

If you new blacks don’t listen to what jessehimself is tryna say right about now. 

ourblackproject:

I do feel there is a preoccupation with that. The preoccupation with transition and surgery objectifies trans people. And then we don’t get to really deal with the real lived experiences. The reality of trans peoples’ lives is that so often we are targets of violence. We experience discrimination disproportionately to the rest of the community. Our unemployment rate is twice the national average; if you are a trans person of color, that rate is four times the national average. The homicide rate is highest among trans women. If we focus on transition, we don’t actually get to talk about those things… By focusing on bodies we don’t focus on the lived realities of that oppression and that discrimination.

— 

Laverne Cox

My blog is a safe space for black women/ women of colour

imsirius:

Kerry Washington and Jamie Foxx for L.A. Confidentiax

thepeoplesrecord:

TW: Violence: Today, May 30, is the day four years ago that little Brisenia Flores and her father were murdered in Arivaca, Arizona by racist Neo-Nazi anti-immigrant vigilantes. Brisenia was shot point blank in the face during the home invasion and her father was killed and mother shot.

We must not forget, ever, what hate rhetoric can do. Remind people and be vigilant about what anyone espousing hate against another group of people can do and lead to.

Today, have a thought about this beautiful little 9 year old, her family, and the community who lost so much through this death that no one wants to remember or at that time that Obama and the media never mentioned or had any ceremony for to symbolically stand against hate, racism, and xenophobia.

Today, in Arizona Mexican American Studies has been banned, books have been boxed up and sent out of schools, and the state of Arizona is under police seige against anyone who is brown. If you haven’t been there to witness it yourself don’t think it’s not happening because from personal experience it is.

No more of the conintuing 500 year long war of extinction upon Indigenous people. It must end! - Three Sonorans

Minutement group leader Shawna Forde & Jason Bush were found guilty on eight counts & are on death row for plotting the deadly home invasion. Albert Gaxiola was found guilty of the murders & sentenced to life without parole. 

mintysmiscellany:

theswordskissed:

i was tagged by my fave girlies, mintysmiscellany, bananadome, night-catches-us, and baronessvondengler

1. Your name and username.

2. Where you’re from.

3. Pronounce the following words: Aunt, Roof, Route, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Pajamas, Caught, Naturally, Aluminium, GIF, Tumblr, Crackerjack, Doorknob, Envelope, GPOY.

4. What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house?

5. What is a bubbly carbonated drink called?

6. What do you call gym shoes?

7. What do you call your grandparents?

8. What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket?

9. What is the thing you change the TV channel with?

10. Choose a book and read a passage from it.

11. Do you think you have an accent?

12. Be a wizard or a vampire?

13. Do you know anyone on Tumblr in real life?

14. End audio post by saying any THREE words you want.

tagging qypsyprincess (three strikes, do it!) beatrixishii, irrevocablenothings, twenty-threetimes, thedevilstrouser, calamityeggplant and anyone else who wants to do it! :)

All I got.

Minty: 

Shama: You sound so adorable!!! 

socialjusticekoolaid:

Micheal Brown is being laid to rest today. The family has asked for a day of peace without protest during the funeral proceedings. #staywoke #insolidarity

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