The blacker the berry...
the sweeter the juice
The blacker the berry...
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I’m at the laundromat the other day doing what people do at laundromats and I needed something to put all these damn quarters in soo I grab this old 3G box and plop them in there. Later I’m taking the box apart and decided to through out the inside cradle thing and the user manual but then I see #TheHole and think “it looks like a 25 cent piece could fit in that” soo I try it and it does. I figured I would hot glue it down and use it like a coin bank but the quarters were having a hard time sliding back out of #TheHole so I flipped it over and Voila! The rounded shape of the old iPhone creates like a slide for the quarters to slide out of #TheHole and also elevates the lid just enough that you can actually open theses vacuum sealed boxes like a normal nonviolent person. I feel like a genius even though I’m pretty sure I’m not the first person to think of this. #Reduce #Reuse #Recycle #Repurpose does anyone else think this is as cool as I do? #Apple #Iphone3G
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Ohkay soo if your from out here or  ever find yourself in #Trenton you’ve probably seen something from @killahkasso or #SageCoalition They recently put up a mural of #MikeBrown with the phrase “Sagging pants is NOT probable cause” (off broad I believe) and after some expressed concerns from the police it was covered up. I totally understand the police being concerned with the affect this could have on people’s views of the police HOWEVERRRRR those feelings don’t come from nowhere and they aren’t new. Black people in this country have dealt with issues arising from police presence since…foreva eva? Foreva eva, and the attitudes we have toward them today stems DIRECTLY from those experiences. Expressions like these bring our issues to Main St. After hundreds of years of being tuned out and creates solidarity and unity within our communities. (which we always need) Covering up the mural will never change our realities as African People and will NEVER silence me or people like me but it does make me question “the powers that be” soo in an attempt to pay my respects to the respectable ima repost this image in hopes that the message gets heard. #Peeped #Jersey #Trenton2Ferguson #andbackagain #DontFuckingForget #Please #IAskedNicely
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YASSS Malala girll! The youngest person, man or woman,  to ever receive a Nobel peace prize at 17 years old. Definitely someone I look up to. If you don’t know who she is please #GoogleHer #KnowHer #GetYourLife #MalalaYousafzai ALSO shouts to #KailashSatyarthi for receiving the recognition as well. We need to take more time to recognize people like them who devote their lives, no matter how big the consequence, to bettering this world for us all.
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And sadly there’s another name to add to the list. #VonderrickMyers was gunned down in St.Louis by police after “firing on an officer” (according to the police) even though people there said he was holding a sandwich. Keep in mind they stopped him for a routine “pedestrian check” or stop and frisk. *insert the ultimate side eye*
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I’ve literally worn this shirt at least once a week since I got it and I have no shame. #CommeDesGarconsShit #butreallyitsthriftshit #DontForgetTheShoes
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#kujichagulia #SelfDetermination “To define ourselves, name ourselves, create for ourselves and speak for ourselves instead of being defined, named, created for, and spoken for by others.” I am completely fed up with other people trying to force their beliefs, opinions, judgements on others. We need to speak for ourselves. I don’t have fancy camera equipment but I have an HD digital cam and some editing software. I wanna create a space where people from all walks of life can define themselves. If anybody is interested hmu on FACEBOOK or ask for my number and I gotchu. Nobody has to but everyone is welcome.
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Doctors are paid to diagnose people. That’s apart of the job. And some doctors even make money off every single pill they write a script for. It’s become apart of their job. Every problem doesn’t have a solution you take orally once or twice a day. And that’s ohkay. Some problems just need to be heard not doped up. Don’t become apart of that culture they want to force us all into full of medicated zombies. Not every doctor is right and not every doctor is in it to help the masses. Some of them, like most people these days, just want more money. #DontBelieveTheHype
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"

They have painted you in shame
for surviving his crimes.

Let that sink in. Let that sink in.

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Assault.

Ijeoma Umebinyuo

(via theijeoma)
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"

one day
your bones will get weary
of men
who refuse to
worship the God in you


on that day,
you will either slit your soul
or gather your spirit
leaving any man
who has never called you
Holy.

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Ijeoma Umebinyuo (via theijeoma)
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