There are expectations in how you play your character as a black woman, to be sassy and the same kind of feel, as if there are no quirky black women. I struggle with those things constantly, trying to add dimension to my work, and that’s the goal, too.
Nicole “Da Bae” Beharie.
AmeriKKKa 2014: “Forever Racist” TwitterEdition
It took me less than five minutes to collect this small sampling of tweets. Throughout the day, I’ve seen even more horrifying responses in the comments section of pretty much every news site. There’s even been a flurry of racist anon comments in my own inbox. Don’t ever fool yourself into believing that racism isn’t alive and thriving in America right now. #staywoke #sicktomystomach
I tried really hard to scroll past this post. Sigh.
Black kids are uncomfortable with being stalked and killed. I don’t give a fuck if you’re uncomfortable with people reblogging this shit just because you “come to tumblr for an escape”. This is reality for a lot of people. Grow the fuck up.
This is the young man that was walking with Mike Brown,
I fear for his safety because if and when the police do “question” him who knows how it will go.
This breaks my heart smh
While Al Sharpton shucking and jiving out in St. Louis, can he pay to get my man a security detail or something? Cause you and I both know that he is in grave danger.
"the problem is that we as a community don’t respect ourselv—"
(via The Price of Blackness)
Had a dance battle with myself at work to show my Russian co worker how we do it here in the USA
aw this was a positive experience