This is my safe place. This is where I can let go of the day to day stresses or bring them with me.

 

concernedresidentofbakerstreet:

fuckyeahvintage-retro:

Blouse Collars, 1940s-50s - By Charlotte Dymock.

there was a lot of bullshit in the forties and fifties but the style was not part of it

theblackjordanbelfort:

lastqueen-of:

intheeyesofdanishay:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Wash Wesley is turning 111 years old today!! Wash is a deacon at his church in Oakbrook Terrace, and still walks and drives without assistance.

He doesn’t even look that old !

 black people out here looking like 68 but really 111 !!

#TeamDon’tCrack

theblackjordanbelfort:

lastqueen-of:

intheeyesofdanishay:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Wash Wesley is turning 111 years old today!! Wash is a deacon at his church in Oakbrook Terrace, and still walks and drives without assistance.

He doesn’t even look that old !

 black people out here looking like 68 but really 111 !!

#TeamDon’tCrack

lascasartoris:

Imagining Caribbean Womanhood: Race, Nation and Beauty Competitions, 1929–70
by Rochelle Rowe [twitter]

Imagining Caribbean Womanhood examines the links between beauty and politics in the Anglophone Caribbean, providing a first cultural history of Caribbean beauty competitions, spanning from Kingston to London. Rochelle Rowe traces the origins and transformation of female beauty contests in the British Caribbean from 1929 to 1970.”
Table of Contents

Queen of the Virgins: Pageantry and Black Womanhood in the Caribbean
By M. Cynthia Olive

"Beauty pageants are wildly popular in the U.S. Virgin Islands, outnumbering any other single performance event. Queen of the Virgins: Pageantry and Black Womanhood in the Caribbean is a comprehensive look at the centuries-old tradition. Mapping the trajectory of pageantry from its colonial precursors at tea meetings, dance dramas to its current incarnation as the ‘queen show.’” 
Table of Contents

Ain’t I a Beauty Queen?: Black Women, Beauty, and the Politics of Race
By Maxine Leeds Craig

Tracing the story to 1891, when a black newspaper launched a contest to find the most beautiful woman of the race, Ain’t I A Beauty Queen documents how black women have negotiated the intersection of race, class, politics, and personal appearance in their lives. Maxine Craig takes the reader from beauty parlors in the 1940s to late night political meetings in the 1960s.” 
Table of Contents

abe-lincolns-homie:

steve-the-pencil:

jackfrostciicle:

riannafinch:

justyoutuberthings:

riannafinch:

I’m home

Hi home, I’m dad.

*sheds a fatherly tear* 

do all signs look like theyre walking towards you like this because this is like the 3rd post on the website where the sign looks like it is walking towards you and i am alarmed 

hi alarmed, I’m dad.

abe-lincolns-homie:

steve-the-pencil:

jackfrostciicle:

riannafinch:

justyoutuberthings:

riannafinch:

I’m home

Hi home, I’m dad.

*sheds a fatherly tear* 

do all signs look like theyre walking towards you like this because this is like the 3rd post on the website where the sign looks like it is walking towards you and i am alarmed 

hi alarmed, I’m dad.

(Source: peggys-magic-sex-feet)

SHIT NO ONE TELLS YOU WHEN YOU START TO TUMBLE

strawberrypatty:

wolfwrecked:

  • Only the FIRST FIVE tags you use on a NEW POST show up in the tracked tags
  • Only the FIRST TWENTY tags on any post on your blog function (i.e click tag #21 and it will say page not found)
  • When you’re in your messages, you can click the top right…