a person who deadass believe it’s impossible for a woman to initiate and want sex. (via luvyourselfsomeesteem)
Warsan Shire. (via ifilookback-iamlost)
It’s a micro-aggression. It’s a backhanded compliment. And it’s simply inaccurate.
It’s Blue Ivy and her friend that happens to be a boy relax.
Blue Ivy & Her Boyfriend
& her what???
'Strong black woman' is a sterotype. It is played out, annoying and is not a compliment. Don't expect me to remain silent and stoic in pain. I am human too.
Queen’C (via sexxxpensive)
When I Was Bulimic
The funny thing about my bulimia was that no one noticed. I suppose it was because I didn’t lose a huge amount of weight all at once. As an African woman, I saw admitting to an eating disorder as a BIG deal. It took me years to tell anyone because I was so ashamed of such a ‘weakness’. I have met only a few Africans open enough to discuss any eating disorder they may have had.
It all started when I came to the States. I went through a long ugly duckling stage and constantly compared myself to everyone; from girls at high-school to women in music videos. I started to workout for two hours everyday. I would eat little all day and stuff my belly at night. I would feel so defeated once that ‘full’ feeling came about so one day, I put my fingers down my throat. And I kept on doing it. I loved that I could eat so much and enjoy the food but throw it all up and get that empty stomach feel. I was 17 at that time and in my senior year of high school. I did not overcome this until my last semester of freshman year in college… (keep reading)
the journey is long and speaking our stories is everything.
when someone “jokingly” steals food from your plate
Sext: I’m on my way over to deep condition your hair, wash it and oil your scalp.