All posts tagged: black and proud

MC Elis – 6 year old Brazilian musical artist

This young girl is over here singing about: Loving her natural hair: it’s NOT dry/hard, it’s her crown as a queen Being sick of racism Pride in her Blackness: referring to herself explicitly as Black (preta) rather than one of the endless other terms that refer to color (mulata, moreninha) but try to maintain distance from being of African descent. Also, peep the black panther on her shirt! Go dance with Elis! LYRICS Vem dançar com a elis Vem dançar com a elis Aqui não tem caô Só chegar e ser feliz Eu já estou cansada Dessa ideia de racismo Eu não tô de mimimi Fale o que quiser nem ligo O meu cabelo não é duro Ele é crespo e muito lindo Vou passar logo a visão Tá incomodado comigo? Vem dançar com a elis Vem dançar com a elis Aqui não tem caô Só chegar e ser feliz E não venha com esse papo de mulata e moreninha Sou preta com muito orgulho Minha coroa é de rainha (Note: some of they lyrics …

artofkawaii: THE WORST THING AND WHAT LED ME TO CUT MY AFRO!!! People thinking because its CUTE/FLUFFY/FUNNY/STRANGE/WHATEVER, they can help theyselves, WITHOUT ASKING. GRRRRRRRRRRRRRR. Black people are not your personal babydolls. We know we are strange. We know we are not the norm. We know its a big shock and surprise when you see us. We know our being and our hair is a source of wonder/disgust/WTF moments. We know your curiosity overrides age differences and erases the respect and regard you reserve for your own people. We know white privilege says its not for you to know and observe that in our culture you NEVER touch a grown man/woman in the crown- its the height of disrespect. We know you can’t help yourself but fuck off! GEEEV US US FREE!!! Wow this gif makes me sooo uncomfortable. I can’t stop cringing. Lawd Jesus, this child petting her!!! demetriablogs: [img: a black and white photo (with a hint of sepia aka tints of brown) of justin beiber and esperanza. justin beiber is a white teenaged …