afro(ec)centric

oppression is not a feeling. reducing it how to a community ‘feels’ they are being treated minimizes the violences that are enacted upon them, makes structural injustices a matter of perception of individual acceptance or rejection of oppressive conditions. oppression creates feelings, definitely. it creates trauma, internalized conflict, dissonance, confusion. but oppression is not a feeling.

Ngọc Loan Trần, quoted in this fabulous Black Girl Dangerous article. 

(via slowdisaster)

THIS.


Careful, honey, it’s loaded,” he said, reentering the bedroom.

Her back rested against the headboard. “This for your wife?”

“No. Too chancy. I’m hiring a professional.”

“How about me?”

He smirked. “Cute. But who’d be dumb enough to hire a lady hit man?”

She wet her lips, sighting along the barrel.

“Your wife.

— "Bedtime Story" by Jeffrey Whitmore  (via ilvalentinos)

(Source: talesofnorth)


bloodyhellhptattoos:

As an early birthday present to myself this last summer, I finally got the Harry Potter tattoo I’d been wanting for a while.  Underneath the footprints it says “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good” in clear UV-reactive ink, meaning it only shows up under a black light. I only get to see the whole tattoo every once in a while, but it never gets old showing it off that way. :)  It was done by John Armstrong, Jr. at Black Heart’s House of Art in Emporia, KS.

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bloodyhellhptattoos:

As an early birthday present to myself this last summer, I finally got the Harry Potter tattoo I’d been wanting for a while.  Underneath the footprints it says “I solemnly swear that I am up to no good” in clear UV-reactive ink, meaning it only shows up under a black light. I only get to see the whole tattoo every once in a while, but it never gets old showing it off that way. :)  It was done by John Armstrong, Jr. at Black Heart’s House of Art in Emporia, KS.

Adorable. 


I am not going to be attracted to you just because you find me attractive, and single does not mean available.

Laurisa Ann Winnifred Barbara LeSure,

actress, singer, director, shade-thrower, best friend