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This commercial is among my favorites that I’ve posted, as I share commercials that I like that feature Black girls and/or Black women from time to time.

This is for Beauty Rest ComforPedic and it includes Dr. Mae Jemison. Mae frickin’ Jemison!!!! The hook of the commercial is that smart people sleep well and as we know—former astronaut, first Black woman in space, bachelors degrees in Chemical Engineering and African-American studies and a M.D., inspired by Nichelle Nichols on Star Trek no less—Mae Jemison is smart.

And she floats in the commerical as if in space (0:20). Too cool. I dig.

Shit this gamecube memory card I ordered from ebay requires a paypal.  Idk why but I am terrified of paypal…  but I guess I gotta do it.  I already won and it would be a total dick move not to pay now.

If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness.
A phrase that was carved on the walls of a concentration camp cell during WWII by a Jewish prisoner (via xstayfocused)

I got distracted reading about the fashion industry.

stablevertigo:

What I mean when I say “I can’t do that”- Anxiety Version:

  • I am unable to do that
  • I am too stressed out to do that
  • I cannot face the humiliation of attempting to do that
  • My body will physically not allow me to do that
  • I am on the verge of a panic attack
  • I cannot do that

What people hear:

  • I am unwilling to do that
  • I am just shy
  • I am overreacting
  • I am lazy
  • I need to get more experience in social situation to help my anxiety
  • I need a push
  • I don’t want to do that

Inspired by X

A quick Google search teaches me that AE does use sweatshop labor.

http://www.knowmore.org/wiki/index.php?title=American_Eagle_Outfitters

So I really can’t wear this shirt.  BUT it was also second hand so I’m having some ethical problems.  I don’t want to seem like I’m promoting a company, but maybe I’ll re-purpose it or sleep in it or something.

My grandma

Just gave me all these clothes that she didn’t want and some of them are cool, they’re like, black dresses or blank colored T-shirts, but then there are some that are like…  Aeropostile (can’t be spelled right) and American Eagle and they have this weird ass thing where the design, one of a bird and the date “1977”, which I assume is an Eagle and the date the company was founded, and the other a vaguely California-ish design of a street and a palm tree, are printed on the wrong side of the fabric.  The tags and seams are all on the reverse side of the image.  And it’s really weird.  Plus I’m not a huge fan of clothing companies, but they were given to me so…  idk, should I wear them, even though I am super against sweatshop labor AND they are designed stupidly, or like….  I don’t know what I should do with them.

princessnootnoot:

nawyougood:

babiluvmuffinxx:

blacknoonajade:

dark-pit:

Shit Americans say according to Japanese students

"COME ON"

"Do u speak English?!"
*In person’s personal space* “I’M FROM AMERICA!”

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omfg

thisiswhiteprivilege:

Hey hey hey hey.

Tomorrow afternoon starting around 4 we’re gonna trend #Fornever21 in protest of the Black Panther crop top Forever 21 is selling. This is a collab between thisiswhiteprivilege, whitepeoplesaidwhat, and weareallmixedup. Some good examples we’ve come up with so far:

I am soooooooooo down for #fornever21 shirts. "Mayflower Crown." "Ku Klux Kute."

whitepeoplesaidwhat:

Yo, could somebody really get on these?

I know tumblr filled with Etsy designers and artists and stuff, could somebody design these?

We could do like a competition thing and get in designs, print the shirts and mail them out to you all with the hashtag #Fornever21 on the back

Maybe I’m getting too excited but this could be really cool

and then we could donate the money to a good cause or something because i wouldn’t want to be just making money off of you all, we’re not here for that 

-Elijah