Black Girl Blues

I am Niajah. Dreamer. Thinker. Lover. Liker. Believer. Writer. Photo taker.
My life is a journey. I am forever learning, growing, teaching, exploring, seeking, accepting, understanding, challenging...evolving. I would like for this to be a space of sharing and caring, so welcome. Peace. ♥ Instagram @niadot

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My baby, surrounded by nature.
lololemac:

diasporicroots: Kimpa Vita (Dona Beatriz) (1684–1706) Saint of Kongo

ikaythegod:

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Mutabaruka

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leesleftarm:

lalnascastle:

IF YOU DONT GET EXCITED OVER NATURE THEN WHAT DO YOU EVEN GET EXCITED ABOUT

I LOVE THE WHOLE WORLD IT’S SUCH A BRILLIANT PLACE BOOMDEYADAH BOOMDEYADAH BOOMDEYADAH

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nolabeings:

“How has being a father changed the way you see the world?”
“Well I’m seeing it again - for the second time - through her eyes. Like I might give her a simple thing to play with like a lens cap, but she’ll get it, squeeze it, and then like, scream at it like she just won a battle. Like “oh my God, victory!” I take pleasure in the little things ‘cause… she does.”

yes

"It took many years of vomiting up all the filth I’d been taught about myself, and half-believed, before I was able to walk on this earth as though I had a right to be here."

- James Baldwin (via gentlerecovery)

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kokujinkun:

zamimami:

la-negra-barbuda:

Danielle Brooks Appreciation Post!!!!!!!!

She is so beautiful!

cool, edgy, glamorous fashion isn’t just for thin women. she looks great.

Her dimples are so real and adorable.

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"Nostalgia is a
dirty liar
that insists things
were better
than they seemed."

- Michelle K., I Can’t Stop Questioning It (via aurelle)

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"The white fathers told us: I think, therefore I am. The black goddess within each of us - the poet - whispers in our dreams: I feel, therefore I can be free."

- Audre Lorde (via thetpr)

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"People don’t like love, they like that flittery flirty feeling. They don’t love love - love is sacrificial, love is ferocious, it’s not emotive. Our culture doesn’t love love, it loves the idea of love. It wants the emotion without paying anything for it. It’s ridiculous."

- Matt Chandler (via wanduring)

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electronic-royalty:

Lupita Nyong’o Photographed by Mikael Jansson, Vogue Magazine July 2014

How dare you be perfect?

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coapostropheneill:

palacemagazine:

Ernest Shaw for Open Walls Baltimore. Malcolm X, Nina Simone, James Baldwin.

Oh this lovely black and queer wall mural