Steve McQueen is the first black director to win the Academy Award for Best Picture!
Black excellence. Such an amazing night.
Reblog if you’re a Black Girl with Natural Hair!
I just want to know how many of us there are!
Love is a decision, it is a judgment, it is a promise. If love were only a feeling, there would be no basis for the promise to love each other forever. A feeling comes and it may go. How can I judge that it will stay forever, when my act does not involve judgment and decision.
— Erich Fromm (via belleautresor)
White folks who think Lupita shouldn’t win, believe so because they think Black people can inherently play a slave, they believe we are inherently inferior. In their minds being a slave isn’t a stretch, because how hard is it to portray yourself.
Don’t be afraid of your light…
It’s bright for a reason.
— Alex Elle (via alexandraelle)