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  • “ Nothing in the world is permanent, and we’re foolish when we ask anything to last, but surely we’re still more foolish not to take delight in it while we have it. If change is of the essence of existence one would have thought it only sensible to make it the premise of our philosophy. ”

    —    ― W. Somerset Maugham (via psych-quotes)

    (via psych-quotes)

    “ Never place your happiness in someone else hands because if they walk away, so does your happiness. ”

    —    Robert Tew (via psych-facts)


    "If you could give one piece of advice to a large group of people, what would it be?"
    "If you feed your children with food earned from corruption, they will be corrupt. If you feed your children with food earned from honesty, they will be honest."

    (Dharamsala, India)

    If you are the child of immigrants


    Ask your parents to tell you their stories. They’ll probably leave out the darkest details and it’ll still have you damn near in tears.

    (via daughterofdiaspora)



    It’s about time we elbowed our way into the industry!

    Black Women Find Success in the Lucrative Business of Black Hair Care

    Posted by For Harriet

    Not much seems unusual about Judian and Kadeian Brown’s storefront in a tidy plaza off Church Avenue in Flatbush, Brooklyn, a neighborhood where every block seems to have its own African hair-braiding salon.

    Posters of African-American women with long, sleek hair fill the window. Round jars of shea butter belly up to slender boxes of hair dye on the shelves. Wigs perch on mannequin heads.

    What makes Black Girls Divine Beauty Supply and Salon’s visitors do a double-take is the skin color of the proprietors. “I go, ‘Look at all the faces on the boxes,’  ” said Judian Brown, recalling other shopkeepers’ and customers’ surprise when they realize she is not an employee, but the owner. “Who should be owning these stores?” [My emphasis]

    [Read the article in its entirety at For Harriet.]

    Fa sho

    (via terhasshouts)

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