Posted 10 months ago
Don’t be afraid to do something different. #bold #faith

Don’t be afraid to do something different. #bold #faith

Posted 10 months ago
#queenmindset

#queenmindset

Posted 10 months ago

To A Black Girl Whose Hair Was Deemed “Unacceptable”… what’s in your head is way more important than what’s on your head #MBIB

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VIDEO: Check out how Spelman College is exploring the politics of Black women’s bodies in everything from popular culture to law and science via their appropriately named Ida B. Wells-Barnett Distinguished Lecture Series. Wells-Barnett, an intrepid, tenacious and brave journalist in the…

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We caught up with Ajahmure “Ajah” Clovers of the ‘Pretty in Paint Nail Tour’ for the deets on her holographic nail design. Read more at EBONY.com/style. #manimonday #mondaymani #ebonystyle

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We caught up with Ajahmure “Ajah” Clovers of the ‘Pretty in Paint Nail Tour’ for the deets on her holographic nail design. Read more at EBONY.com/style. #manimonday #mondaymani #ebonystyle

Posted 10 months ago
Jaden Smith encourages youth to drop out of school?

"If everyone dropped out of school, we would have a much more intelligent society."

"School is a tool to brainwash the youth."

Fifteen-year-old Jaden Smith, the son of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, tweeted these statements to his more than four million Twitter followers last week. Jaden and his younger sister, Willow, are believed to be home schooled. They’re known for their unique style and individuality to express themselves that their parents seem to encourage. So it’s no surprise that Jaden’s parents haven’t made him remove his controversial tweets on education.

It’s easy for a celebrity child to discount education when he’s been given everything. Opportunities that most children and teenagers don’t get — trips overseas, movie premieres, award shows, starring roles in million dollar films and a wealthy upbringing surrounded by who’s who of Hollywood.

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Posted 10 months ago

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Family and friends of Chicago teen Hadiya Pendleton shot and killed this week speak out.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous dream remains a work in progress. What can each of us do to further King’s historic dream? To honor the birthday and legacy of Dr. King, a group of California teens shared their thoughts on how to make King’s dream a reality.


Though Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream is well on its way to becoming a reality, there is still a ways to go. It’s been less than a year since the Trayvon Martin incident, and President Barack Obama’s recent re-election stirred up tensions around the country. As a nation, we still struggle to look past the hue of someone’s skin. King realized that movements start with individuals, not countries, and individually, we must commit to fulfilling his vision. 
-Shalaka Gole, California High School student


Click here to read more quotes from teens on fulfilling King’s vision.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous dream remains a work in progress. What can each of us do to further King’s historic dream? To honor the birthday and legacy of Dr. King, a group of California teens shared their thoughts on how to make King’s dream a reality.

Though Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream is well on its way to becoming a reality, there is still a ways to go. It’s been less than a year since the Trayvon Martin incident, and President Barack Obama’s recent re-election stirred up tensions around the country. As a nation, we still struggle to look past the hue of someone’s skin. King realized that movements start with individuals, not countries, and individually, we must commit to fulfilling his vision.

-Shalaka Gole, California High School student

Click here to read more quotes from teens on fulfilling King’s vision.

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barackobama:

Now is the time.