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I wanna doctorate and still be rockin' it! Is that too much to ask? Tell me!

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elizabeth-antoinette:

Brandy - Sittin’ Up In My Room (1995)

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elizabeth-antoinette:

Brandy - I Wanna Be Down (Video)

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Iman, Naomi Campbell, Connie Fleming, Traci Ellis Ross, and Beverly Peele @ Thierry Mugler Spring/Summer 1991

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schomburgcenter:

Ethel Waters, Hall of Fame singer and actress, died on this date, September 1, 1977.
Some of her most well known recordings were “Stormy Weather,” “Taking a Chance on Love,” “Am I Blue?,” and her rendition of “His Eye Is on the Sparrow.” Waters was the first African American woman to be nominated for an Emmy Award and the second to be nominated for an Academy Award.
Image: NYPL Digital Collections

schomburgcenter:

Ethel Waters, Hall of Fame singer and actress, died on this date, September 1, 1977.

Some of her most well known recordings were “Stormy Weather,” “Taking a Chance on Love,” “Am I Blue?,” and her rendition of “His Eye Is on the Sparrow.” Waters was the first African American woman to be nominated for an Emmy Award and the second to be nominated for an Academy Award.

Image: NYPL Digital Collections

You have such a huge fan base and it’s such an interesting show. Do your fans ask you for anything unusual? It being such an unusual show.

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strugglingtobeheard:

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sizvideos:

Video

I’ve never used the word “exasperating” in my vocab ever.

Lmaoooo he said “buy me some earplugs too”

He is too grown lmao 😂😂

Lololol this was hilarious

Omg this child lol 😆😭 the mom was like damn he making good points too, lemme just get the earplugs lol

Alice Smith - Fool For You (2014)

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“Keeping your body healthy is an expression of gratitude to the whole cosmos — the trees, the clouds, everything.”

—    Thích Nhất Hạnh (via purplebuddhaproject)

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howtobeterrell:

black-model-famous:

Veronica Webb, Beverly Peele, Naomi Campbell, Tyra Banks, Lorraine Pascale, Todd Oldham Spring 1995

Back when Tyra was slaying the runway!

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“I got luv fo’ my folks
Baptized when the levy broke
We gone keep marchin’ on
Until you hear dat freedom song
And if you think about turning back
I got the shotgun on ya back
And if you think about turning back
I got the shot gun on ya back”

—   'Soldier' - Erykah Badu

blackpeopledoshittoo:

iluvsouthernafrica:

South Africa:

Young ladies train in Ballet in Soweto through The Joburg Ballet Development Programme

Photos by Madelene Cronje.

Brilliant

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