eternallybeautifullyblack:

Excellent piece in The Daily Beast on Fannie Lou Hamer.

Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: ‘I’m Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’
By Lottie L. Joiner
Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City—and her speech became one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement.
Fannie Lou Hamer wasn’t one of those dainty, soft-spoken Southern ladies who drank sweet tea with a congenial smile and a Sunday go-to-church wide-brimmed hat.
No. She was a tough, in-your-face, tell-it-like-it-is presence who spoke truth to power and stood up to the white power structure that ruled the state of Mississippi. Hamer’s big spirit was only matched by her passion for civil and human rights.
[Continue reading article at The Daily Beast.]

eternallybeautifullyblack:

Excellent piece in The Daily Beast on Fannie Lou Hamer.

Remembering Civil Rights Heroine Fannie Lou Hamer: ‘I’m Sick and Tired of Being Sick and Tired’

By Lottie L. Joiner

Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer spoke before the 1964 Democratic National Convention in Atlantic City—and her speech became one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil Rights Movement.

Fannie Lou Hamer wasn’t one of those dainty, soft-spoken Southern ladies who drank sweet tea with a congenial smile and a Sunday go-to-church wide-brimmed hat.

No. She was a tough, in-your-face, tell-it-like-it-is presence who spoke truth to power and stood up to the white power structure that ruled the state of Mississippi. Hamer’s big spirit was only matched by her passion for civil and human rights.

[Continue reading article at The Daily Beast.]

nigerianostalgia:

Fela Kuti performing “je’nwi temi” (Let me say my own) in 1971.  

Shot by Ginger Baker in the rainy southeastern town of Calabar, shortly after the the Nigerian civil war.

brutalgeneration:

Two Lady’s Under the Arch at Sunset (by mbryan777)

brutalgeneration:

Two Lady’s Under the Arch at Sunset (by mbryan777)

sandmantravel:

Waterfall Island. Alto Parana, Paraguay.

sandmantravel:

Waterfall Island. Alto Parana, Paraguay.

mycomfort-inn:

breakfastburritoe:

ordon-village:

stunningpicture:

Lobster in a bucket looks like a gigantic monster on a metallic planet, and the waterdrops look like stars.

This is transcendental. 

THIS FUCKED ME UP FOR 3 DAYS


I thought…

mycomfort-inn:

breakfastburritoe:

ordon-village:

stunningpicture:

Lobster in a bucket looks like a gigantic monster on a metallic planet, and the waterdrops look like stars.

This is transcendental. 

THIS FUCKED ME UP FOR 3 DAYS

I thought…

westleyy:

i don’t actually hate people it just exhausts me being around them for extended periods of time even my friends it’s nothing personal i just actually like being by myself yo

maya47000:

Sunrise view by Alexey Kharitonov

maya47000:

Sunrise view by Alexey Kharitonov

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