flowury:

u ever hear someone’s opinion and feel like you need to lie down

(via mscoolcat)

themelancholyblackwoman:

This white-passing girl and all her Twitter cronies are literally antagonizing and riling black feminist/womanist Twitter users each time they critique misogynoir and black guys who don’t “prefer” black women. Her username is @SheG0tGame and I’m going to put it out here to let any black woman with…

They are really going in over there. Folks truly feel attacked when you ask them to acknowledge colorism and/or check their light-skinned privilege. I saw a few tweets before enough was enough for me. Smgdh.

“its not that hard to get a job”
— an adult who has had the same job for over 20 years (via obesitycore)

(via mscoolcat)

odyssey2fit:

TENNILLE RAY
hylianears:

micdotcom:

Canadian music festival takes huge step against Native appropriation
Follow micdotcom 

From their announcement:
For various reasons, Bass Coast Festival is banning feathered war bonnets, or anything resembling them, onsite. Our security team will be enforcing this policy.
We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets. They have a magnificent aesthetic. But their spiritual, cultural and aesthetic significance cannot be separated.
Bass Coast Festival takes place on indigenous land and we respect the dignity of aboriginal people. We have consulted with aboriginal people in British Columbia on this issue and we feel our policy aligns with their views and wishes regarding the subject. Their opinion is what matters to us.
hylianears:

micdotcom:

Canadian music festival takes huge step against Native appropriation
Follow micdotcom 

From their announcement:
For various reasons, Bass Coast Festival is banning feathered war bonnets, or anything resembling them, onsite. Our security team will be enforcing this policy.
We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets. They have a magnificent aesthetic. But their spiritual, cultural and aesthetic significance cannot be separated.
Bass Coast Festival takes place on indigenous land and we respect the dignity of aboriginal people. We have consulted with aboriginal people in British Columbia on this issue and we feel our policy aligns with their views and wishes regarding the subject. Their opinion is what matters to us.
hylianears:

micdotcom:

Canadian music festival takes huge step against Native appropriation
Follow micdotcom 

From their announcement:
For various reasons, Bass Coast Festival is banning feathered war bonnets, or anything resembling them, onsite. Our security team will be enforcing this policy.
We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets. They have a magnificent aesthetic. But their spiritual, cultural and aesthetic significance cannot be separated.
Bass Coast Festival takes place on indigenous land and we respect the dignity of aboriginal people. We have consulted with aboriginal people in British Columbia on this issue and we feel our policy aligns with their views and wishes regarding the subject. Their opinion is what matters to us.

hylianears:

micdotcom:

Canadian music festival takes huge step against Native appropriation

Follow micdotcom 

From their announcement:

For various reasons, Bass Coast Festival is banning feathered war bonnets, or anything resembling them, onsite. Our security team will be enforcing this policy.

We understand why people are attracted to war bonnets. They have a magnificent aesthetic. But their spiritual, cultural and aesthetic significance cannot be separated.

Bass Coast Festival takes place on indigenous land and we respect the dignity of aboriginal people. We have consulted with aboriginal people in British Columbia on this issue and we feel our policy aligns with their views and wishes regarding the subject. Their opinion is what matters to us.

(via musingsofanawkwardblackgirl)

I just got into a disagreement with a guy on Facebook about this. I am so tired of having and hearing this “some, not all” conversation with black men. I really am.