Style has a profound meaning to Black Americans. If we can’t drive, we will...– Nikki Gionvanni (via westindians)
Not causing harm requires staying awake. Part of being awake is slowing down...– Pema Chödrön (via peaceful-wanderer)
Love, Locks, Laughter, Words, & Breath:... →
malaga-coco: Lets talk about how much more destructive #teamlightskin is than #teamdarkskin Lets talk about bleaching Lets talk about good hair Lets talk about people choosing their partners to make brown or yellow babies Lets talk about claiming native ancestry to “cancel out”…
The African Flying Machine Rests: omg why don't... →
cosmicyoruba: A kì í dá ẹ̀rù okó ńlá ba arúgbó. One should not attempt to scare an old woman with a huge penis. (A person who has seen everything is not easily frightened.) I made some changes because whoever translated this thought they should but woman in quotes. No. But then arúgbó is not gender specific….
India - Ten awesome examples of "Jugaad" →
cosmicyoruba: fuckyeahsouthasia: joethought: Jugaad - a creative idea, a quick, alternative way of solving or fixing problems. As people living in a developing nation, Indians are often forced to innovate frugally on a daily basis. Though these are usually temporary measures, they are not to be confused with a “Chalta Hai” attitude, since these are attempts to solve a problem, not ignore...
Nasreddin was walking in the bazaar with a large group of followers. Whatever Nasreddin did, his followers immediately copied. Every few steps Nasreddin would stop and shake his hands in the air, touch his feet and jump up yelling “Hu Hu Hu!”. So his followers would also stop and do exactly the same thing.One of the merchants, who knew Nasreddin, quietly asked him: “What are you...