A Girl Who Dances In Rain...

Ask me anything   Submit   I am so many things...I'm complex and uncomplicated...avant garde and traditional...elaborate and simple...elegant and "out there"...wise and sometimes foolish...emotional and logical...hot and cold...black and white...hard line and accommodating...I'm so many things. Yet, I'm simple...I'm just me. I dance like nobody's watching and love like it's never going to hurt. An ISTJ trying to make it in a world full of everyone else. ~The Girl Formerly Known As Ashlee



twitter.com/Sankofa_Phoenix:

    daughterofzami:

“'Money is Power' is probably the biggest thing that we are doing wrong right now, worshiping people just because they make a lot of money. You have cats, rappers included, who run for photo ops with Warren Buffett while Maya Angelou was alive and never ran for that photo op. 
Like when Jay [Jay-Z] said, “I couldn’t help the poor if I was one of them.” Thank God Harriet Tubman didn’t think that way. Thank God Sojourner Truth didn’t think that way,Malcolm didn’t think that way, Martin Luther King didn’t think that way, Assata Shakur didn’t think that way.”
- Saul Williams. Breakfast Club interview

    daughterofzami:

    'Money is Power' is probably the biggest thing that we are doing wrong right now, worshiping people just because they make a lot of money. You have cats, rappers included, who run for photo ops with Warren Buffett while Maya Angelou was alive and never ran for that photo op. 

    Like when Jay [Jay-Z] said, “I couldn’t help the poor if I was one of them.” 

    Thank God Harriet Tubman didn’t think that way. 
    Thank God Sojourner Truth didn’t think that way,
    Malcolm didn’t think that way, Martin Luther King didn’t think that way, Assata Shakur didn’t think that way.

    - Saul Williams. Breakfast Club interview

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    browneyesandthickthighs:

    prettyboyshyflizzy:

    candidinatlanta:

    "As the protesters marched through the streets, it began to storm. Every time the thunder crashed, the protesters would cheer louder and louder. It seemed as if mother nature herself were cheering them on.."

    We ain’t going away this time

    Did they even MENTION this ON CNN?

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    Anonymous asked: What scares you the most?


    Answer:

    specsandblazers:

    1) Relationships/Friendships. That shit scares me. Humans have this uncanny ability to invest their time and effort into unraveling you, knowing very piece of you, only to decide that they haven’t found anything worthy enough to make them stay and just like that they disappear.  Its one thing I’ll never get use to.

    2) God forbid I never get to take care of my parents before they get too old. My parents are my gods. I want to give them the world. They deserve it so much. 

    3) Pitbulls.

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    sosa-parks:

    As a college student you’re either struggling academically, financially, or emotionally. Or all three.

    This

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    liftedandgiftedd:

    setbabiesonfire:

    Sgt. Thomas McVicar of the Jersey City Police Department shot 22 year old Kwadir Felton, leaving him blind, after Kwadir pulled a gun on him, he claims. Kwadir Felton denied the accusation, stating that he doesn’t even carry guns.

    "I don’t understand!" Felton yelled at a police officer before his mother was removed from the courtroom. "You didn’t have to shoot me in the head for no reason! You trying to charge me with something I didn’t do!"

    Systematic oppression to protect a corrupt member of a corrupt force.

    that’s so fucked up..

    (Source: nj.com, via gabifresh)

    — 4 days ago with 252854 notes

    lilgremlingirl:

    are we gonna fuckn hold hands tonight or what bitch

    Lololololol

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    veggielezzyfemmie:

heyfunniest:

Someone took a candid photo of a fight in Ukranian Parliament that is as well-composed as the best renaissance art.

I can’t stop looking at it…? Such a nice composition… 

    veggielezzyfemmie:

    heyfunniest:

    Someone took a candid photo of a fight in Ukranian Parliament that is as well-composed as the best renaissance art.

    I can’t stop looking at it…? Such a nice composition… 

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    ursula-theseabitch:

    So you telling me that the U.S has completely cured the American doctor with Ebola in 26 days and he’s being released today. While Africa has been dealing with it since the 70’s and they are still looking for a cure?

    image

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    alrights:

no-vvolf:

solidarity means you leave no one behind to be a prisoner of the coppers

jesus fuckin christ this is so powerful all of these people taking pictures and standing by and then like 2 people have the guts to do something

    alrights:

    no-vvolf:

    solidarity means you leave no one behind to be a prisoner of the coppers

    jesus fuckin christ this is so powerful all of these people taking pictures and standing by and then like 2 people have the guts to do something

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    I love flowers

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    Ferguson Police Officer Accused of Hog-Tying and Choking a 12-Year-Old →

    cleophatrajones:

    dynastylnoire:

    cognitivedissonance:

    Dissolve the Ferguson PD.

    WHAT THE ACTUAL HELL!

    And don’t transfer them to another town neither. Get rid of em altogether.

    — 4 days ago with 2912 notes
    kinkyturtle:

jcoleknowsbest:

So my facebook friend just posted this pic with this text….


Well, I just witnessed blatant racial injustice with my own eyes. I was getting in my car after exiting a store when a young black man stumbled past me and collapsed against the store wall. When I got out to see if he was okay, a group of white people came rushing over, one of whom was a 20-something white woman who declared in distress, “I ran a red light and hit him with my car!” People immediately assured her that SHE would be okay, meanwhile the young man is writhing in pain on the ground, pants leg torn, tears running down his face. When the police arrived and the young woman explained what happened, it was suggested to her that maybe the light had been yellow and that the young man had “darted out into the street into her path.” I was floored. I said, “But she just SAID she ran the red light and hit him in the intersection!” 





The police officers then led the young woman away and began talking with her privately in low tones. When the paramedics FINALLY got there I was surprised at the hostility they showed towards the young man. One blonde female EMT (shown in the photo) suggested that he couldn’t be THAT hurt if he was able to walk from the place where he was struck to the sidewalk where he finally collapsed. White bystanders commented several times about “What that poor girl must be going through.” I was the only one who commented on what the young man must be going through, what, with his mangled leg and all. I am absolutely positive that in the end “that poor girl” will be absolved of all wrongdoing and be able to go on her merry way. After all, she just ran a red light and slammed her car into the body of some black kid on a bike, right?And people wonder why black people are so angry and want to break shit.
















friendly reminder that studies have shown that white people do not empathize with Black people and we (including medical personel) also think Black people feel less pain

    kinkyturtle:

    jcoleknowsbest:

    So my facebook friend just posted this pic with this text….

    Well, I just witnessed blatant racial injustice with my own eyes. I was getting in my car after exiting a store when a young black man stumbled past me and collapsed against the store wall. When I got out to see if he was okay, a group of white people came rushing over, one of whom was a 20-something white woman who declared in distress, “I ran a red light and hit him with my car!” People immediately assured her that SHE would be okay, meanwhile the young man is writhing in pain on the ground, pants leg torn, tears running down his face. When the police arrived and the young woman explained what happened, it was suggested to her that maybe the light had been yellow and that the young man had “darted out into the street into her path.” I was floored. I said, “But she just SAID she ran the red light and hit him in the intersection!” 

    The police officers then led the young woman away and began talking with her privately in low tones. When the paramedics FINALLY got there I was surprised at the hostility they showed towards the young man. One blonde female EMT (shown in the photo) suggested that he couldn’t be THAT hurt if he was able to walk from the place where he was struck to the sidewalk where he finally collapsed. White bystanders commented several times about “What that poor girl must be going through.” I was the only one who commented on what the young man must be going through, what, with his mangled leg and all. I am absolutely positive that in the end “that poor girl” will be absolved of all wrongdoing and be able to go on her merry way. After all, she just ran a red light and slammed her car into the body of some black kid on a bike, right?

    And people wonder why black people are so angry and want to break shit.

    friendly reminder that studies have shown that white people do not empathize with Black people and we (including medical personel) also think Black people feel less pain

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    — 4 days ago with 115288 notes