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heyfranhey:

Karen used to make these products in her kitchen! Then she started working out of a hole in the wall spot in Brooklyn with these huge pots you would literally watch her stirring, in the back, when you passed through to pick up your order. She slowly but surely became a blogger/vlogger favorite…

theclayvision:

mybrainonwax:

“Black bodies swinging in the Southern breeze, strange fruit.”

Never forget history

theclayvision:

mybrainonwax:

“Black bodies swinging in the Southern breeze, strange fruit.”

Never forget history

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pbsthisdayinhistory:

Happy Birthday to Langston Hughes, born February 1, 1902.

Hughes was a legendary poet, playwright and civil rights activist, perhaps best known for his “jazz poetry” during the Harlem Renaissance.

For more on Langston Hughes, read the poet’s biography.

Today marks the first day of Black History Month and PBS is celebrating with over 100 films, articles, quizzes and resources about Black history and culture! We have a great month of celebrations planned and invite you to stop by and check out PBS’ new website: Black Culture Connection. See you there!

Image sources: Library of Congress, Public Domain, Black Culture Connection

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dramaticfuckery:

Kerry Washington at the 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards

Oscar de la Renta dress. Christian Louboutin shoes. Fiona Kotur clutch.

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vaspim2k13:

In this photograph, Coretta is upset with her husband, who had been attacked the night before by a disturbed white racist but had not defended himself. Though the police urged King to press charges, he refused. “The system we live under creates people such as this youth,” he said. “I’m not interested in pressing charges. I’m interested in changing the kind of system that produces such men.”

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hjaybee:

Feb 2, 1914: Ernest Everett Just received the Springarn Medal for pioneering research on fertilization and cell division.
This dude also was a got a PhD in experimental embryology from University of Chicago, was a prisoner of war in France during World War II, and was a founder of the fraternity #OmegaPsiPhi
 (According to Wikipedia this happened on 2.12 but articles said otherwise, so I’m going with that). #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistory #NeverForget

hjaybee:

Feb 2, 1914: Ernest Everett Just received the Springarn Medal for pioneering research on fertilization and cell division.

This dude also was a got a PhD in experimental embryology from University of Chicago, was a prisoner of war in France during World War II, and was a founder of the fraternity #OmegaPsiPhi


(According to Wikipedia this happened on 2.12 but articles said otherwise, so I’m going with that). #BlackHistoryMonth #BlackHistory #NeverForget

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redmiel:

Well shit.

So… burial ground or mass grave? Because we all know they used to sell slaves on Wall St…. 

Hm. 

redmiel:

Well shit.

So… burial ground or mass grave? Because we all know they used to sell slaves on Wall St…. 

Hm. 

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cocaineaddiction:

DID YOU KNOW…
…. Alicia Keys has the More grammys than Beyonce (as a solo Artist)?? Alicia Keys has 14 Grammys, while Beyonce has 13. 
IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW, WELL NOW YOU  KNOW!!!

cocaineaddiction:

DID YOU KNOW…

…. Alicia Keys has the More grammys than Beyonce (as a solo Artist)?? Alicia Keys has 14 Grammys, while Beyonce has 13. 

IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW, WELL NOW YOU  KNOW!!!

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This…

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chierralindsay:

lol simba’s face

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