fyeahblackhistory: NZINGHA AMAZON QUEEN OF MATAMBA, Angola AFRICA (1582-1663) One of the great women rulers of Africa, Queen Anna Nzinga of Angola fought against the slave trade and European influence in the seventeenth century.Known for being an astute diplomat and visionary military leader, she resisted Portuguese invasion and slave raids for 30 years. Nzingha was…Read More
kinda makes it hard to eat a hamburger when there are so many cattle that are music lovers, LOL
until I start my month of no processed foods AND a quasi-vegan diet. I say quasi because it’s more that i’m trying to limit my intake of animal products rather than entirely eliminate them. but i am going to make a concerted effort to keep dairy out for the month just to see how i feel.
but as part of this new diet i’m going to up my exercise and get back to bodyrocking on the regular—gotta get this six pack 😀
But I’m already on track. I bought a share of vegetables from the local farm yesterday and today I cooked the turnips and the turnip greens and have saved the pot liquor to make soup sometime this weekend. if it’s edible, no food shall go wasted.
this will definitely be a lesson in cooking if nothing else.
Not sure why professors (or people in general) ask questions and then want to talk over you when you’re giving a response. Or, even better, decide they know what you were trying to say when it couldn’t be further from the truth. #nothatsnotwhatiwassayingRead More
pantslessprogressive: Dr. Cornel West at the Occupy Wall Street protest Tuesday evening. [Photo: @linktothepast86]Read More
please tell me why i’m sitting in a class where the only discussion of ethics in public health takes the form of a 7 slide lecture? AND the first slide was some bullshit bullet points about the tuskegee study. first of all he glossed over so many of the inherent problems with that study, and…Read More
I’m in tears as Billie Holiday’s “strange fruit” is on repeat with a montage of photos of Troy Davis in his youth on Democracy Now.Read More
The incredible act of injustice that’s going down right now, is just another horrendous reminder of how much we DO NOT live in a post-racial society; how fucked our justice system actually is. I do not support the death penalty. I agree that some people (crazy ass mo/fos) need to be taken the hell out,…Read More