I feel GLOSSRAGS is especially fitting for this edition of Black Every Friday. If nothing else, the And Counting tees can spark a conversation. Keep that necessary dialogue going. Pose as a reminder of the senseless acts of violence damaging + taking the lives of our loved ones. I purchased a shirt from this young sister, Randi Gloss [seen above], […]Read more "Black on Black Love"
BLACK WOMEN: When you fail to LOVE and PROTECT your identity, it becomes a joke. [I read this on the Tired Sista blog &, of course, it resonated with me.] Wake up. Spread some love. Share some knowledge. ❤Read more "week 30 \\ 2015"
I know you’ve seen the drug ad subsequent to the commercial to participate in the lawsuit against said drug with the $1 burger promo after that and then the magic weight loss pill followed by the loving image of the embrace you’ll receive when you arrive at the diabetic nerve pain treatment center. These images […]Read more "cash rules everything around me"
Originally posted on Sara Glancy is The Audition Rep Matchmaker:
A follow up post inspired by Sara Glancy’s post “Why It’s Time To Call Bullshit on The ‘Starving Artist’ Myth” My name is Christopher Gabriel Núñez, I am a writer / actor / rapper and I haven’t worked a survival job in over a year. Let’s…
If you are doing something to prove others wrong then you’re doing it for them, not you. Don’t burn yourself out for people that don’t care. The moment you stop looking for approval, you elevate + self-realization is all the validation you need. (Adrian Michael Green) ❤Read more "week 29 \\ 2015"
Beyoncé drops nine albums a year.. meanwhile I can’t get another single from KING. [No shade! I just wanna hear more!] Their sound is just ethereal and fresh-yet infused with nods to the more soulful, old school r&b. The sisters of KING are so beautiful and super talented, producing and playing instruments as well as harmonizing their […]Read more "hidden gem: KING"
Originally posted on TheOriginalBlackWoman:
Mark Twain said, in effect, that when a country enslaves a people, the first necessary job is to make the world feel that the people to be enslaved are sub-human. The next job is to make his fellow-countrymen believe that man is inferior and then, the unkindest cut of all is…