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a real one.

I was weak then and you knew it…




Jay-z calling Beyoncé

American Horror Story: Murder House [x]


Those who truly grasp the essence of leadership understand that leaders lead from the front, this is the only way we can set the example.

A true leader shares the same burdens as those they lead & they will never ask you to carry out a task that they are not willing to do themselves.

Leaders are not above their teams, they are a part of it.




White privilege is your history being taught as a core class and mine being taught as an elective. 

please let them know.



"Somewhere along the way, R&B got lost—gatekeepers have recycled sounds and not kept up, musicianship has declined,“ she says. ”I really did want to make one of the greatest R&B albums of this year, but I want to innovate as well."

Classic beauty!

…’fore you catch pneumonia

African American Proverb: Black Parent Edition (via blackproverbs)


"The Untold Renaissance": Ikire Jones Spring/Summer 2014 Lookbook.

It’s all dapper hommes, suave strides and bold prints and patterns in Nigerian designer Wale Oyejide’s Spring/Summer 2014 lookbook for his brand Ikire Jones.

“This collection pays homage to 18th century textiles and tapestries while exploring the absence of persons of color in Medieval and Renaissance-era European art.  Borrowing from the sampling method employed in hip hop culture, each reinvented piece tells an original narrative from the perspective of Africans who have been placed in an alien context.  Through this reverse lens to the past, the present circumstances of individuals who feel displaced and alienated may also be considered.”


Barack & Michelle Obama with Beyoncé and her Band for Michelle’s 50th Birthday