humansofnewyork:

"There is a stigma in this country around women with jobs. So I want to start an organization that provides girls in the Congo with examples of women around the world who have balanced family and career. Most men in this country think it’s only about money. They think: ‘If I make enough money for us to live, then my wife should take care of the children.’ The common belief is that a woman who works is hurting her children. People don’t realize that children also gain from the knowledge and experiences of their mother."(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

humansofnewyork:

"There is a stigma in this country around women with jobs. So I want to start an organization that provides girls in the Congo with examples of women around the world who have balanced family and career. Most men in this country think it’s only about money. They think: ‘If I make enough money for us to live, then my wife should take care of the children.’ The common belief is that a woman who works is hurting her children. People don’t realize that children also gain from the knowledge and experiences of their mother."
(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

humansofnewyork:

"I want to discover the cure for Ebola."
(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

humansofnewyork:

"I want to discover the cure for Ebola."

(Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo)

Gorgeous. Leaf Greener by Tamu McPherson. 

Gorgeous. Leaf Greener by Tamu McPherson. 

How a husband-and-wife team in Tehran turned their taxi into a rolling library

zodml:

Mehdi Yazdany and Sarvenaz Heraner received a UN international peace award for their mobile bookstore. What an amazing couple!

prodigalpen:

RIP Mike Brown. His momma said she didn’t want anymore pics of him laying dead on the street so she shared pics of him as she knew him. This is one…

prodigalpen:

RIP Mike Brown. His momma said she didn’t want anymore pics of him laying dead on the street so she shared pics of him as she knew him. This is one…

(via tribalpunkapparel)

UGH this woman is EVERYTHING.

By Steve McCurry.

By Steve McCurry.

Snacker’s delight.

Few things make me happier than a N100/$0.62 bag of these beauties #omnomnom #Lagos

Snacker’s delight.

Few things make me happier than a N100/$0.62 bag of these beauties #omnomnom #Lagos

radicalrebellion:

nelaguilvr:

iamchantaya:

rhomeporium:

A mother’s worst nightmare.

She was preaching

this gave me chills

Black woman who lost her son just preached on systemic racism, antiblackness, Black ppls internalized self-hatred and white supremacy. 

But some of y’all missed it 

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James Baldwin in Turkey. Via.

James Baldwin in Turkey. Via.

sidibeauty:

 Kadra Ahmed-Omar, Kiara Kabukuru, Alek Wek, Debra Shaw, Margareth Lahoussaye-Duvigny, and Adia Coulibaly photographed Peter Lindbergh, Vogue Italia March 1997

Sidi Beauty

Such beauty.

(Source: howtobeafuckinglady, via tribalpunkapparel)

Love this.

'Cafe Scene' by Raphael Soyer

'Cafe Scene' by Raphael Soyer

"A man who has a natural respect for women – I don’t want a man who worships me: Stay away from those. Worshiping doesn’t count as really seeing me. I like men who work with women, are challenged by women, learn from women."

Zoe Saldana interviewed by Cosmopolitan for Latinas

nikiaphoenix:

Naomi like we’ve never seen her before… being human.

Naomi,  Naomi’s Grandma Rudy, Naomi’s Mom Valerie Campell, Azzedine Alaïa, Malaika Firth, Riley Montana,  Alewya Demmisse, and Tinie Tempah photographed by Bruce Weber, Vogue UK September 2014

So much beauty.

(Source: naomihitme, via madebymellowyel)