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Apr

"The best salespeople are invisible. They never look like they are selling anything."
http://awe.sm/q69Eq

02

Apr

bitchcraftandwiggatry:

01

Apr

midniwithmaddy:

Solange, Erykah Badu, and Ledisi cover ESSENCE’s MAY 2014 issue

tnasty1221:

theherbivoreyogi:

afangirlstreehouse:

hheath541:

Apple download - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/aspire-news/id733163167?mt=8
Android download - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.collectiveray.aspire

I’m sorry - not my usual stuff - but this is incredibly important. Please share around. It could save someone’s life.

Dope!

How to save a life.

tnasty1221:

theherbivoreyogi:

afangirlstreehouse:

hheath541:

Apple download - https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/aspire-news/id733163167?mt=8

Android download - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.collectiveray.aspire

I’m sorry - not my usual stuff - but this is incredibly important. Please share around. It could save someone’s life.

Dope!

How to save a life.

31

Mar

kiraela:

wanaagsan:

my-africa-is-beautiful:

Brides of Africa

How hard is it to specify that these brides are Nigerian, Tigrinya, sudani, Ghanian, from the Ivory coast, harari, Masai and afar

This is important. You can tell, not knowing anything about the cultures and/or countries, that they’re vastly different just based on these beautiful ladies’ clothing. Hard to find out more about a particular culture if it’s all lumped under one overly generalized word.

yagazieemezi:

In 2001 Diesel launched a $15 million print campaign featuring a fictitious newspaper, The Daily African. Black models in Diesel jeans lounged in limos or lay across mahogany desks under headlines imagining Africa’s supremacy as a world power (“African Expedition to Explore Unknown Europe by Foot”).

It won that year’s Grand Prix at the International Advertising Festival in Cannes.

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Dedicated to the Cultural Preservation of the African Aesthetic

24

Mar

afrobohemian-nomad asked: I am turning 25 next month (tears) and as an African woman as well, i am facing the same issues as you mentioned in the video. Last week my mom and two aunties took it upon themselves to organize an intervention about becoming a woman (learning how to cook, dress, etc), and most importantly marriage - i just graduated Msc, so marriage is FAR from my mind. It annoys me though that adulthood is simply defined in a specific way. Any tips on how not to show your annoyance to these 'adult' relatives?

yagazieemezi:

Hahahahahah @ your aunts and mother’s attempts!

I try to keep my annoyance level down by reminding myself that they’re just different folk from me. Especially within the African community, I pride myself in being respectful to my elders so I just take a deep breath and take it all in stride. I listen, smile, lightly object and go ahead doing what I want to anyway.

10

Mar

Lupita Nyong’o breaks down the importance of having role models in the media and what they tell us about our psyche [x]

(Source: gifthetv)

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tyleroakley:

"Girl Speaks Gibberish With Perfect Accents To Show What Languages Sound Like To Foreigners"

(Source: tyleroakley)