Jesse Williams is another Black Celebrity who is awake and conscious.
"I see it time and time again, and it doesn’t move the story forward. It just kind of cryogenically freezes us in this old racial paradigm." - Jesse Williams
Support the artist! Watch the full poem: Javon Johnson - “cuz he’s black”
this is so relevant in light of recent events of police brutality against MIchael Brown and john Crawford. #blacklivesmatter
"She smoked because she craved something to do with her hands, that delicate interplay of light and cup and first inhale. Craved the repetition of it. It was so difficult sometimes to be still in a room, alone with oneself. To bare oneself to the lonely."
Kate Zambreno, Green Girl (via misswallflower)
"I am unable to describe exactly what is the matter with me. Now and then there are horrible fits of anxiety, apparently without cause."
Vincent Van Gogh (via pieridaes)
janelle monáe and kimbra - Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin
janelle monáe and kimbra cover Michael Jackson’s Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin and the result is awesome!
"Sometimes we care for another because we know we should, or because it’s asked for, but this doesn’t make our caring hollow. The act of choosing simply means we’ve committed ourselves to a set of behaviors greater than the sum of our individual inclinations: I will listen to his sadness, even when I’m deep in my own."
Leslie Jamison, The Empathy Exams: Essays (via misswallflower)