all yall keep callin katt williams crazy but he the only one been makin sense for a long damn time
Photos by Madelene Cronje.
— John F. Kennedy
For many years, Black superheroes have been dismissed as sidekicks, imitators of established white heroes, or are accused of having no role outside of blaxploitation film contexts. Yet the importance of a Storm, Luke Cage, Black Panther, or Jon Stewart as Green Lantern or Miles Morales as Spiderman cannot be understated. Their entry into comic books also served as entry to the hearts and imaginations of black children, confirming that they too can be superheroes and could one day save the world.
For a list of Black Superheroes see here
Black soldiers have been portrayed or ignored by mainstream history. Yet, they have been at the center of every American military saga since Crispus Attacks drew the unfortunate distinction of being the first American killed in the Revolutionary War. This photo set tries to reverse that erasure.
It’s gon be cohesive
It’s gon be my thesis
this has been a public service announcement
That ending got me. So sad
Filed under: In which women of color are the true feminist pioneers.
And the rest of us are not treated like human beings. Period.(x)
Elected and appointed African female heads of state
1. Monique Ohsan Bellepeau, Acting President, 31 March 2012 - 21 July 2012 (Mauritius)
2. Joyce Banda, President, 7 April 2012 - 31 May 2014 (Malawi)
3. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President, 16 January 2006 - Incumbent (Liberia)
4. Ruth Sando Perry, Chairperson of the Council of State, 3 September 1996 - 2 August 1997 (Liberia)
5. Carmen Pereira, Acting President, 14 May 1984 - 16 May 1984 (Guinea-Bissau)
6. Rose Francine Rogombé, Acting President, 10 June 2009 - 16 October 2009 (Gabon)
7. Catherine Samba-Panza., Acting President, 23 January 2014 - Incumbent (Central African Republic)
8. Sylvie Kinigi, Acting President, 27 October 1993 - 5 February 1994 (Burundi)
- “The bravest thing I ever did was continuing my life when I wanted to die.”— Juliette Lewis (via goldveil)