That Poet Girl

Im just a poor lil rich girl with many ideas, with a couple of degrees, and millions of dreams. Trying to figure out the purpose of life.

tiaraloveskandlupita:

Black Excellence▶◀  ↪ Anika Noni Rose

"I think that one of the most detrimental issues with regard to the vision a black women in in the media is not having well-rounded images.You see one thing where you see the other, very much the virgin whore complex it is somebody is really really fabulously great like so great you like really I’ve never met that person or they’re so foul and nasty that once again you never met that person.”

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spicy-gum:

zainazahira:

southernpetite:

cocoa-buttah:

pinkcookiedimples:

So I recently saw some hurtful things on my dash about men who basically said dark skinned women aren’t worth the ground they walk on. Their are fathers, and even mothers, who dislike the fact their own child is dark skin. This has to be stopped. But of course, stuck in this slavery and “white supremacy” mentality, no one likes to listen.

Tell that little dark skinned girl with coiled hair crying in the corner because her skin isn’t the color of sand and her hair doesn’t flow and curl like an ocean wave that her skin of pure mahogany and hair that reaches toward the heavens is loved and appreciated.

Yasss

Forever reblogging because this is
SOO IMPORTANT!!

what I love about this is that it uplifts dark skinned girls without demeaning or insulting lighter sisters… this is so important!!

I’m a 21 year old girl with dark skin and coiled hair, and I don’t feel worth it sometimes. This is definitely an issue.

(via deverauxdiaries)

missjia:

See. Further drives home a point I made earlier: hair is considered “ugly” and “undone” when it’s kinky or lacking “soft” flowing curls like Halle’s daughter. I’ve definitely seen her out and about with hair that looked a little weathered, and I don’t recall hearing anyone say a word about it. But because Blue’s hair is kinky, reminding you of your own Black ass hair that you work daily to disassociate yourself with, we gotta petition to prevent further embarrassment? Everybody’s hair is not the same, but it bugs me, some of the battles Black folks choose. Instead of petitioning for the Carters to do something about what you work to hide underneath a silky wig, sew in, or perm, how about petitioning for your local government to make changes in and around areas that impact you. Or how about a petition that actually protects children from neglect and abuse when the system fails them. Or why not create a petition that ensures that all parties who wish to go to college for the freeski (or at an extremely reduced rate) get to do so without having to worry about Sallie Mae creeping up from behind and lodging her dick in their ass upon completion. Even better, why not petition for it to be at LEAST a misdemeanor (fined by $500 and community service) for women who intentionally leave the house with fucked up eyebrows. The bottom line is there are more pressing issues out there that don’t involve Blue Ivy’s hair. Find some, fix your own life, and petition deez nuts the next time you think to create and support a “cause” this damn silly.

missjia:

See. Further drives home a point I made earlier: hair is considered “ugly” and “undone” when it’s kinky or lacking “soft” flowing curls like Halle’s daughter. I’ve definitely seen her out and about with hair that looked a little weathered, and I don’t recall hearing anyone say a word about it. But because Blue’s hair is kinky, reminding you of your own Black ass hair that you work daily to disassociate yourself with, we gotta petition to prevent further embarrassment? Everybody’s hair is not the same, but it bugs me, some of the battles Black folks choose. Instead of petitioning for the Carters to do something about what you work to hide underneath a silky wig, sew in, or perm, how about petitioning for your local government to make changes in and around areas that impact you. Or how about a petition that actually protects children from neglect and abuse when the system fails them. Or why not create a petition that ensures that all parties who wish to go to college for the freeski (or at an extremely reduced rate) get to do so without having to worry about Sallie Mae creeping up from behind and lodging her dick in their ass upon completion. Even better, why not petition for it to be at LEAST a misdemeanor (fined by $500 and community service) for women who intentionally leave the house with fucked up eyebrows. The bottom line is there are more pressing issues out there that don’t involve Blue Ivy’s hair. Find some, fix your own life, and petition deez nuts the next time you think to create and support a “cause” this damn silly.

(via deverauxdiaries)