hellophilly: elctrcldy: hellophilly: karmaalwayswins: Kehinde Wiley “Terence Nance III” (2011) love this photographer, yes this is a photo. Love this and I FINALLY bought The Oversimplification of Her Beauty which I really enjoyed! Although, I believe this is a portrait painting and not a photo. 👆 Lol I know I just wanted to see if anyone would reply and correct me…. 😒 The bored life.
black-culture: You are invited to submit a 1-2 page autobiographical essay or first person creative nonfiction(essays/memoirs) for this anthology . The aim of Our Black is to create a book comprised of narratives on the Black Experience and the multiplicity of Blackness. The goal of Our Black is to build a collection of narratives that reflect the diverse experiences of Black folk, one which could be used to better understand the complexity, depth, and challenges of Being and living Black. The book Our Black will be divided into these thematic chapters: Acceptance and Ambiguous Blackness: Multi-Racial Identity in AmericaBe A Man: The Burden of Black MasculinityBinary Minorities: Being Both Black and LGBTQ(IA)Never Black Enough: Outside the Scope of Legitimate BlacknessThe Intersection of Gender and Race: Being a black woman in americaNot Quite African-American: Black immigrants and First generation AmericansBlack Self Identity: How Much is Blackness Defined by Whiteness? If interested please send us an email at ourblackproject[@]gmail.com for more information and a copy of our writers’ guidelines. We will be accepting submissions until March 1, 2014. —-extended now to the the 31st Please feel free to share this post as you please. I am truly blessed to be working on a project such as this and I am driven by its potential. With much work and dedication, this can be turned into something phenomenal. All the best, zellie imani Deadline has been extended to March 31st! It’s not to late to submit, please don’t wait! Email for guidelines and share us our experiences!
My third grade teacher called my mother and said, ‘Ms. Cox, your son is going to end up in New Orleans in a dress if we don’t get him into therapy.’ And wouldn’t you know, just last week I spoke at Tulane University, and I wore a LOVELY green and black dress.
Laverne Cox, speaking at the University of Kentucky (via so-nyeo-shi-daze)
blackfashion: Sundiata in Zara, Nahimana in Forever 21 (earrings by DoeHandcrafted) Sundiata 9, Nahimana 10 /Charlotte,NC submitted by: Jasiatic.com/ http://jasiatic.tumblr.com/ photographed by: Jasiatic
africanglobe: AFRICANGLOBE – The Charles H. Wright Museum, the nation’s largest museum of African-American history, waits anxiously to see whether bankrupt Detroit will be able to provide any funding in the coming budget cycle. http://www.africanglobe.net/headlines/nations-largest-african-american-history-museum-risk-detroit/