Even legends take a coffee break.
Apo Whang-Od, well known mambabatok, (tattoo artist), and the last one among the Kalinga. However despite what everyone says of her being the last one and when she dies the Kalinga tattooing tradition dies with her, that is false. She is currently training her young niece, Grace, whose strong interest in preserving the tattooing tradition among the Kalinga, a tradition that has died out over years of colonization among the rest of the Philippines especially among the Bisayans who were called the Pintados, “the Painted Ones”, by the Spaniards as they were known to be covered in tattoo’s all over their body, will keep the tradition alive.
I reblog this every time I see it because that’s basically me and Laura.
Toco The Cat And His Human: Growing Up Together
A tabby cat and her little human both turned two this year. They have been growing up together since birth. The two share a very special friendship and are completely inseparable. The parents have documented their special bond on instagram. It’s evident that kitty loves his little human and the little girl adores her furry best friend.
o_o SO CUTE
In 1937 two women caused a car accident by wearing shorts in public for the first time
In 1937 a careless driver caused an accident when he took his eyes off the road to ogle 2 women wearing shorts in public for the first time.
fucking thank you
It’s not my job to make you a better man and I don’t give a shit if I’ve made you a better man. It’s not a fucking woman’s job to be consumed and invaded and spat out so that some fucking man can evolve.”
— Jenny Schecter, The L Word (via flakingsapphire)
It’s hard to like people who dehumanize me with every breath.
The Twitter Mandela Hall Of Shame
When the right side of history doesn’t forget.
Whoa. Props the watchdogs.
Nothing’s more refreshing than a politician getting called out for their shit.
Good on ya, Twitter.
My wife and I just had our African wedding celebration with her side of the family. It was off the charts.
The bride is so beautiful.
A Great Day In Harlem by Art Kane, 1958
A Great Day In Harlem Survivors by Gordon Parks, 1996
I almost wanna tell racist white people don’t use a fire extinguisher since you hate black people oh or that hair brush or any of this other stuff
Worth a reblog!!!
What they “neglect” to teach
I knew peanut butter was an African dish.
And this is the short list! Love my smart black people.