HBCU Digest: Tumblr Edition: Editorial: Why... →
hbcudigest: On this Monday after Thanksgiving, I get to the office with a message that the Michael Eric Dyson Show wants to interview me today. Dr. Dyson is my man, so of course I make myself available. In fact, over the past five days or so I have done about five different interviews about hazing. This is…
Was J. Edgar Hoover Black? →
Very interesting read on J. Edgar. Tell me what you think?
SpaceshipsRCooler: Who's to blame →
atlantaraised: I team across a quote yesterday that I had forgotten about. It read “to many of our black women are becoming mother’s but not wives ” I read it and immediately thought well women need to be more responsible, but then I thought about it and reflected on my days at Hampton when I used to sell… I would say that back in the day there was a stronger effort to get married before...
SpaceshipsRCooler: 80's Babies →
atlantaraised: I was BORN in the 80’s. The last SANE generation! - We are the last generation who learned to play in the street, we are the 1st who’ve played video games, and were the last to record songs off the radio on cassettes and we are the pioneers of walkmans and chatrooms… We Learned how to program the…
A girl can wait for the right man to come along but… that doesn’t...– Cher
d2x: Drake - Practice (N.O. Bounce Remix) nothin...
Afraid of Heights
This is a must download mixtape. I have been following the Omen since I heard him on J. Cole’s track Enchanted off of his Friday Night Lights mixtape. I think this this mixtape is for people trying to find their own path in life. Take a listen. Tell me what you think?
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ONE OF THE BEST MENTORS EVER! ALWAYS THERE WITH AN LISTENING EAR AND A GOOD WORD OF ADVICE! I LOVE MY MOREHOUSE DAD! WILLIAM KELVIN WALKER!
Avoid getting all deep in your feelings and letting your emotions dictate your...– Rev. Michael Sterwart Wortham (via atlantaraised)
I am a part of a mentoring group at my church called Adora. This is a ministry were we guide young ladies spiritually and try to be a positive role model in their lives and try impart them with knowledge and experiences from our on lives. Each time we meet we have a different topic for discussion. Tonights discussion was on Initiative, Drive, Responsibility, and Accountability and how they...
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character,...– Abraham Lincoln (via atlantaraised)
SpaceshipsRCooler: My Generation →
atlantaraised: Today i had a long talk with an older woman about the state of my generation and where we are heading as a people. Her stance was we are a “lost generation” with no cause to fight for and the outlook is bleak if we dont get our act together. Of course I respectfully disagreed with her but asked…
cosmicghost asked: Oh wait, I just read it's actually your friend in the awesome shirt (although all three of you look gorgeous!)