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R.I.P. Karyn Washington
Creator of ForBrownGirls and the DarkSkinRedLipProject

We’re sad to hear that a beautiful spirit and role model has departed. WFDC sends out its condolences. We’re overjoyed by the multitude of women that Karyn was able to uplift and inspire.

You will be missed.

http://olubumi.tumblr.com/post/78703939284/yeezymac-natural-hair-gurus-be-like-hey

yeezymac:

natural hair gurus be like:

"hey sorry it’s been so long since my last video. anyway here is my protective blowout! i just cowashed and then set it with argan oil, jojoba oil, olive oil, coconut oil, avocado oil, canola oil, kukua oil, ‘i can’t believe it’s not butter’ and a…

TRUTH

versaceslut:

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real life thug tears

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Raise your hand if Nissi has been an essential part of your spiritual growth

grapeson:

*raises hand* 

Anonymous asked:
Hey Nissi, I hope you're doing well.Have you read Uncle Tom's Cabin? If so, what are your thoughts on it?

youngblackandvegan:

Hated it. With a passion.

Yes.



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http://curvellas.tumblr.com/post/68817478583/hyper-pigmentation-is-such-a-bitch-tho-like-the

curvellas:

hyper pigmentation is such a bitch tho like the top half of my face is easily two shades lighter than my jaw area. it’s evened out more lately but it’s still annoyingly obvious. i color correct with an orange concealer on the darker parts of my skin in order to balance out the darkness and i don’t…

The struggle is real


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urbanna:

studioafrica:

Cameroonian photographer Mbeng Ngassa aka @mbengmbeng has a passion for creating which he actively expresses through various mediums. He was drawn into photography at 16 when he converted his bedroom into a makeshift darkroom. After a long career as a programmer and designer in the advertising industry he quit to pursue his love for photography and film.

He attended The Los Angeles Film school in 2008 where he majored in Cinematography, Directing, Editing and minored in Sound Design. After film school he travelled for few years and is now based in Cameroon, and visits the UK and USA regularly.

FACEBOOK TWITTER WEBSITE

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Home


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nlmsbb:

prettieandsick:

I think the concept of virginity was created by men who thought their penises were so important it changes who a woman is.

realist shit I have ever read.

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heritage1960:

This Is Africa | The Generation Gap And Our Parents Flawed Obsessions With “Respectable Professions”

Melinda Ozongwu discusses the growing disparity between our parents ideal career paths and the choices our generation of creatives are making.

“In Africa there is still a very archaic scale of achievement that is being used to measure success. You don’t have to be a good doctor, you don’t have to be a practicing lawyer, you don’t have to graduate with good grades; just get the degree and the title so I can tell my friends and they can tell their friends, and you will be someone.”

Continue reading here.

Many creative Afropolitans, on the continent and abroad, can relate to this.  What has your journey been like?  Share you story in the comments below.


tsarcasm:

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clitarhero:

iamretrokid:

dishonor-onurcow:

celestual-healing:

This is the funniest natural hair video I have ever seen in my life. There are so many twists and turns. I never knew what this girl was going to say or do. Oh my god. 

A+++

LMAFOOOOOOOOSDGBNCVXN,BCXZ VNMDFNDSBV 

EHEH

OH MY GOD

her west african accent oh my god

EVEEEE!!!!

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naturalbelle:

I love headwraps….can you tell? #headwraps #naturalhair

Reblog if you’re black

bellefillenoir:

pumpsinabump:

madriche:

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still rising.

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10 Million strong! And growing!

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