Aasif Mandvi interviews Fox Business commentator, Todd Wilemon.
laughing because nonsense republican trying to logic; crying because republican policymakers actually have this attitude about poor americans.
Lisa Bonet in Angel Heart (Alan Parker, 1987)
white people will never understand
Welcome to Women’s History Wednesday! Today we’re sharing some fantastic photos of Dora Mackay, a singer and beauty shop owner in Des Moines, Iowa.
Dora was a member of the first graduating class of the Crescent School of Beauty and Culture in 1940, and in the same year assumed ownership of Berline’s Beauty Shop, one of the few black beauty shops in Des Moines at the time. A cosmetologist by day, Dora was a musician on the side. She sang and played piano for radio stations in the 1940’s, and sang at the club Johnny and Kay’s in the 1970’s.
The third picture here does not actually include Dora, but her sister Virginia Mackay Williams. These amazing photographs are a few of the many gems you can find in the archives!
Villagers and Market. NYC.
1. Thinking It’s Not OK to Talk About It - the only way to bridge the gap and move forward as a more unified society is to talk about it: all of it.
2. Using Culture-Specific Slang to Relate to Other Races
3. Assuming Biracial People Identify More with One Side Than the…
Erykah Badu for Givenchy is everything.
Riccardo Tisci is giving us many sides of Badu- from long straight hair, to a bushy fro, to head wraps. This SS14 “Cultural Crash” campaign is tantalizing and dynamic, and for Tisci who has been noted saying that Erykah Badu is one of the most stylish women he’s ever met, probably a dream come true.
I love how there is, subtly, much entangled in these lucid b&w shots of Badu who is fronting the campaign- All of the campaigns female models are women of color- Maria Borges, Riley, & Asia Chow.