L.O.V.E.
behind-my-empty-eyes:

I am conducting a scientific study on what houses people are in. Reblog this post if you are proud to be a Ravenclaw. (Gryffindors reblog this, Hufflepuffs reblog this, and Slytherins reblog this)
Art creds to: liquidsouldesign on deviantart

behind-my-empty-eyes:

I am conducting a scientific study on what houses people are in. Reblog this post if you are proud to be a Ravenclaw. (Gryffindors reblog this, Hufflepuffs reblog this, and Slytherins reblog this)

Art creds to: liquidsouldesign on deviantart

DIsney actually sending a good, realistic message to children for once

DIsney actually sending a good, realistic message to children for once

youngblackandvegan:

frantzfandom:

angelclark:

This is Jonathan Ferrell. He was in a car accident at 2:30 in the morning on Saturday. It was pretty bad, he was forced to climb out of the back window of his car to get out. He ran to the nearest home and knocked on the door. The woman who owned the home called the police. The police arrived and saw Jonathan nearby. Jonathan ran to them, unarmed. He was probably so happy to see someone that could help him. The police shot and killed him after they tazed him. 

Jonathan was 24-years-old and a football player at Florida A&M University. He had just gotten engaged. His friends described him as a loving, peaceful man with a bright future. 

The cop who shot him has now had voluntary manslaughter. We have to make sure that the cop, Randall Kerrick, does not get away with this. In most cases like this, the cop gets no jail time and no sentence, and in many cases, they’re let back onto the force afterwards. 

Jonathan was a good man with a clean record. He wasn’t known as being aggressive or violent. This should not have happened. 

 

this is horrendous 

makes my heart ache to see this

holy. shit. so so so sad

#broken hearted american…..

fuck those police..

To the Anon who hates their "whiteness": As someone who's mixed, I went through a phase where I was ashamed of being who I am because I was teased and taunted me for it (from white people). I've experienced racism at its finest and my younger brother as well (from white people). This doesn't mean I hate white people nor my white family members or myself. You shouldn't hate yourself for qualities other people possess even if you are related to them. Love yourself and pray for them.
Anonymous

Word. Thank you Miss Anon for keeping it real

mindofablackman:

misguidedivory:

capturingherthoughts:

yess King

This should have thousands of notes

✊

mindofablackman:

misguidedivory:

capturingherthoughts:

yess King

This should have thousands of notes

abso-fuckin-lutely

abso-fuckin-lutely

youngblackandvegan:

montanabohemian:

UNDAUNTED:  RARE AND CLASSIC PHOTOS OF MLK AND THE FREEDOM RIDERS, 1961

It’s mid-spring, 1961.  In the kitchen of a safe house in Montgomery, Ala., Martin Luther King Jr. is tense.  In the house with the 32-year-old civil rights leader are 17 students — fresh-faced college kids who, moved by King’s message of racial equality, are literally putting their lives at risk. These are the groundbreaking practitioners of nonviolent civil disobedience known as the Freedom Riders, and over the past two harrowing weeks, as they’ve traveled across the state on integrated buses, their numbers have diminished at every stop in the face of arrests, mob beatings — even fire-bombings.

Right there along with the riders, capturing the mood of the movement as it swung between exhilarated and exhausted, thrilled and terrified, was 26-year-old LIFE photographer Paul Schutzer, who covered the landmark Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom march and rally in Washington, D.C., four years earlier and witnessed firsthand the courage and determination Dr. King inspired in his followers. (Filed along with Schutzer’s Pilgrimage photos in LIFE’s archives are notes from the magazine’s Washington bureau chief, Henry Suydam Jr., citing the energy and excitement swirling around King even then: “At the end of the ceremonies, a couple of hundred people pressed feverishly on Reverend King — seeking pictures, autographs, handshakes, or just a close look. The jam got so heavy that he had to be escorted to safety by police.”)

Here, five decades after the Freedom Riders put their lives on the line for dignity and equal rights, LIFE.com presents photos — most of which never ran in LIFE — made by Schutzer during that heady era in American history. Here are images charting a pivotal moment in the historic journey of Dr. King himself and in the nation-changing movement he led, from the monuments of Washington to the highways, rural roads, churches and bus depots of the Deep South.

i’m in awe of their sacrifice

Im shopping for Galaxy Leggings

Right now

The actual story of my life though

These are the things

The things we lost

The things we lost in the Fire Fire F i r e 

refreshing

refreshing

grinchygrump:

sirbombalot:

Fill your heart with bees. If someone breaks your heart, then they have to deal with the bees.

But if they nurture it and take care of it, then they get honey.

n0basicz0ne:

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