When you hear the term “Damnnnn Gina,” know it’s from Martin. This why (see above for outfit). He always said it when Gina, his wife, looked fine af. Can you blame him? Via: 90s Hype
Lying here your plant looks tall
With light shining through
Remembering a runner’s way
A look in your eye
Could you be the psychic one staring me through
Though we may whisper calm
My head spins with truth.
Artist: Lindsay Bri Adams
Watch us walk.
Watch us move.
Watch us overcome.
Listen to our voices, the sway.
The raw, unfiltered and untouched
Soul we have
can not be touched.
*Solange: Why are you proud to be black?
“A visual narrative based on Eva’s traumatic medical event which highlights the emotional stages from before, during and after her surgery. Her objective is to address the lack of information and medical attentiveness available for Black women regarding their reproductive health. Eva’s story addresses symptoms of ovarian cysts and the micro aggressions Black women face during times of crisis…” –Leica Camera
Black women have higher death rates under medical care, especially noted during labor. Why? We are perceived as being able to tolerate more pain, ignored when agony is vocalized. Whereas our white counterparts are over medicated.
“The world is inspired by our natural hair, full lips and bodies and melanin, so I want everyone to recognize the beauty in being black.” In this series Detroit photographer Breann White, uses white space to accentuate the black allure, whilst showcasing the genetic rainbow. Photos: Breann White