Today on Black Twitter …
Black twitter is perfect
the boy speaks out
The study links racism and adult onset asthma in Black women specifically. When I write “Blacks,” I always already include (for lack of a better word) Black “women” in my analysis and reference, but I’ve come to realize many will read “Blacks” as male centered/focused. So I’m forced to break it down. Much the same way I’m forced to break it down for the queer minded folks who seem not able to read for or decipher the Black-queer body in analysis that addresses “Blacks” or the “Black body.” …please don’t let me be misunderstood.
|negrosunshine:||you hear about that new study that links adult onset asthma to Blacks who are hyper aware of racism?|
|NIC K:||damn, the conscious girls out here can't breathe.|
|*on the same note:||I have a doctors appt tomorrow for a cough that won't go away.|
I just fell in love with Dev and Solange as a duo once again.
Joy James, “Refusing Blackness as Victimization: Trayvon Martin and the Black Cyborgs”
YouTube Comedy, Social Responsibility, & the Harriet Tubman ‘sex tape.’ (via ChescaLeigh)
you loved me. oh so sweet. i loved him. oh so foolish. and he loved a white boy! oh so tragic.
and they say gay Black love doesn’t exist? two out of three ain’t bad.
we had our time. short lived as it was. exploring each other. and our BODIES. in secret, but not so secret. me and my silly rules. home before sunrise. making
love (friendly sex) before sunrise. ocean(s) of lust filling the air. it was shady, to be frank.
i wanted to love you past the negation. neither of us could grasp that. being Black. ain’t that some shit.
— yeah, I said it.
Telling the “black community” what it needs to do in order to become respectable isn’t brave truth-telling. It’s a way to shame black people into shutting up about the actual issu…