not a fan
the young ones aren’t impressed. we all share very very very traumatic histories. the op somehow reminds me of watching black panther on my mum’s bday last week. my dad said it was
jarring funny to hear the coloniser’s voice via the indigenous people bc only boers would say “bleck panther”.
me: it’s some weird pro-coloniser anti colonial flex￼x. [but adapted for him]
me: i think it’s supposed to be an homage to mandela
dad: but why?
me: do you know this is supposed to be east africa
dad: so why are they speaking like that?
me: it’s based on the wa kamba.
dad: you’re • joking •
dad: so why is everybody -?
dad: makes a bunch of jokes at our expense.
me: funnily enough daniel is wa kamba
- eventually -
dad: how can you say ‘don’t scare me like that coloniser’ with the coloniser’s voice [accent]?
more chat about the homogenisation of the most ethnically diverse continent on earth. more analysis of the lens used to used to tell this story. they came to visit me in the hospital in 2018 after watching it his joke was how his sons had “colonised his couch” “colonised his bathroom” “my stairs have been colonised”. i know the feeling, mayne.
Hey so I’ve seen it happening a lot and am by far not absolved from it myself but
White autistic and neurodivergent people we need to stop weaponizing our neurodivergency against people of color
- Having hyperempathy does not absolve us from needing to actually listen to people of color when they talk about the oppression they face
- Having low empathy does not mean we get to opt out of caring about and being compassionate for people of color.
- Not understanding social cues does not mean we are exempt from unlearning any racist behaviors and micro-aggressions we perpetuate
- Being autistic and/or neurodivergent does not mean we aren’t capable of racism, that we were not raised to be racist by white society.
- Many right leaning groups target privileged autistic people because we tend to be easier to manipulate due to our not picking up on red flags and our empathy levels being often an extreme.
Listen to people of color over your own comfort because being neurodivergent does not suddenly mean we don’t experience white privilege or fragility.
very well said!! surely hyperempathy would dictate a different outcome? am i being obtuse?
i know this one famous chick who started a charity bc she was told not to centre her whiteness/comfort. i think it’s called “be nice to me” or something stupid. it’s about how we should all be nice to oppressors which tells me everything i need to know about her white supremacist beliefs.
us: stop murdering jews
nazis: that is so mean. how can you say that about me? that’s not nice at all.
nazi: registers be nice to nazis [because no one will listen to you if you don’t make us feel snowflake organgutan rape apologism for fun]®️
❤️🔥 david bowie • karma man ❤️🔥
of north london makes history as the first person on the cover of vogue uk & vogue us simultaneously.
a baddie is a baddie at any size, any age, single &/married. periodt.
the amount of money a woman [on an indie label] generated the united kingdom is wild to me. she’s up there with the beatles & is poised to break even more records with her new release. wilder still is as far as i know, not a single a&r thought/tried to make women more prominent or the industry less sexist as this woman kept our country afloat. make it make sense please.
*3:00am adele sets a new streaming record on spotify.
*no idea what this must be like first time let alone the 15th time. wherever she is i hope she can access whatever feelings she needs access to for this moment. may she be surrounded with everything she needs. what a thing to witness in real time. 👏👏👏
someone suggested philopannyx might’ve started only fans, & i can’t stop giggling. no, she didn’t.
i’m going to need to say this twice. do not think you can touch me. please don’t embarrass my soul the way bwo did. four years later i still have never been so ashamed. the whole experience was revolting. this playtime is not for people who don’t respect women or people in general.
& i don’t care about your fantasy, or your plans to finesse. don’t disgust me with your lack of self-knowledge, go build your own world. i’m a person first.
and a person is all you’ll ever be to me.
————— another draftsrollout
not my lyrics, not my ideas, not my demos, not my fave things, not my experiences, not my life, not my jokes, not my sentences, not my speech, nope. i’m not built like you, i’m not into empty flattery & i’m not doing this for you. stop proving me right about the industry having no ideas - it’s so stupid & insecure. call blue ivy she’ll tell you the same thing & stop sulking & proving me right some more. 90% on a good day.
i posted some songs earlier to make fun of my ex. as in “you thought blake was too famous to know who i am, huh?!” he’d make me feel so horrible. meanwhile blake is cussing him out in german & my ex gave björk my music. isn’t björk too legendary to have even listened? are men ok?
all this guy ever wanted to do was sit & chat to me. why wouldn’t other people? whew!!! i told that boy that we didn’t work, but that boy actively worked against me & his own feelings. why do men do that? leos don’t know anything about turning the lights on, & libra’s are petty to the point of losing, & his scorpio rising just wanted to spit on me. pray for us scorpio placements we are not okay. ok, i’ve decided i’m signing to parkwood nation [ovo money best] bad girl.
yup that’s it.
but i’m so confused, if roc can write to my fat-head brothers, his assistant’s 8th assistant can write to babushka mburu-bowie, n’ah mean? “i heard you’ve got the skills of a wannabe bad man.” hmm let’s say emails are the new ‘open-sesame’ into shows.
ms. diana ross • if the world just danced
i was a lil selfish with this song. i listened & gushed & hugged myself for a while, that’s how much i needed it. we are so blessed & thankful to some mighty powers, this woman is untouchable & an aries & & & her kids love her almost as much as she loves them. i’ll post a video of her kids sharing re their relationship & we can all imagine that ms. unsurpassable ross is our mumzy too. are you blushing too? forget the hiiiatus i’m meant to be on.
also, something happened with my earth mum recently, her heart began to open [in ways i could recognise], that couldn’t have happened without the kind attention of all those who’ve read about our fractured relationship & offered a kind thought. urgh. never mind, absolutely no one can read re themselves on this tumblr & leave with their ego intact. wisdom might suggest that 10+ years of brokenness doesn’t heal in 6+ painful weeks, so please don’t go anywhere ms. ross, we still need your magic. ❤️🔥
precious lee for vogue arabia. come through, mountainous breasts!
Worker Shabti of Henettawy ©, Daughter of Isetemkheb, ca. 990–970 B.C., Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art
Rogers Fund, 1925
Size: h. 11.6 × w. 4.3 × d. 3.4 cm (4 9/16 × 1 11/16 × 1 5/16 in.)
“how do you like them eggs?” he asked, cocksure & 100% wrong in spirit & most else.
“it’s almost as if you will never get it.”
a look of bewilderment & anger appears then disappears across his face.
“…you cost me my health & for sometime, my peace. that you would dare insert yourself into something sacred & personal, with such a lowly specimen without even talking to me is vile. is this how you view women?! the desecration of my boundaries, boy, my disgust is still as potent… if he’s not good enough for your daughters, then he is not good enough for me.”
“did you like your eggs?”
“no, they had mixed with substandard content…. the eggs i make are spectacular, are you capable of asking any other questions?…”
“….patriarchy has robbed men of so much & they remain ignorant of it & themselves; out of touch, out of tune & unaware. unable to connect, obtuse”
“i said almost to be kind. i have this feeling in the pit of my stomach that you will miss it & i’m sad for you. you have earned all this power & influence & this is the way you move? don’t just tap into my ideas, tap into meshow me something magnificent that’s only for me. put my name on it. no cowardice”
if that sub human specimen had sent flowers, he might’ve had a chance [in the end 4 of us ate those eggs & nobody got a wife] ew. but most men can’t send flowers because they’ve convinced themselves it makes them look weak/like they have feelings. he didn’t ask a single question about my well being, or any. he just wanted to act out his weakness. exactly! it doesn’t even make sense!! worst show ever!!! he put on a baby face & voice to tell me “don’t marry the windsors…..don’t marry the windsors they’re not from here”….me to myself “neither are YOU…[& you are misquoting me…]”
if you can’t add value to us, you should leave us alone, precious. and if a girl is out of your league, negging & forcing yourself on her isn’t going to help that….esp if you believe she is in crisis, also, the friend’s friend whose number isn’t even saved in her phone doesn’t deserve a shot like this, or any…i only clocked the utter weirdness later… i had to be assaulted all because someone knew they’d stolen someone else’s stuff & didn’t want to give him up despite the fact she couldn’t keep his attention. everyone on that side must be killed, i’m not joking. 🤔 someone tap ben stiller on the shoulder & say “hey neighbour we have work to do” only he can help me make this story. no frauds, no homages, if you want to get involved speak with your $€¥£ only.
commandment 1: don’t speak on another person’s body. don’t even comment. you haven’t earned the right & might break their confidence. also you wouldn’t want me deciding things about your body, hair - or lack of it, skin, penis etc. it’s gross. i’d never thought him ugly until then, i’d never really thought of him, & his ugliness got worse with every attempt he made & his response to my reprimand. “i have never, don’t, & will never have any interest in you.”
this is a story about my life. please go live life so you can write about your life. it’s been fun, but we’re in a new phase now.
If you aren’t gonna kiss my forehead after I do something cute then whats the point?
Always kiss her forehead
unless you just met. n’ah mean?! don’t go touching thangs just cos, you’ll get a restraining order & it’s deserved twice bc she absolutely said “control it”. we were all there.
chuck, halle’s uncle.
tori amos • speaking with trees • ocean to ocean • universal music • 2021
o you my tori amos • “maybe one day she’ll be her own” • prayers prayed in blood, mother, everything else is in the breath, mother. too young to be mother, & yet prayers prayed with god, mother. it’s in our blood, mother. superior, mother. light princess, daughter-mother.
this girl is rambling, raspberry girl mother, well read red head girl mother. legendary haus of tori! well heeled & healed, 5 million pairs of *louboutins to celebrate, brother. amen, sister. goddess. to the end, then.
um, hiii tori amos’ assistant’s friend’s friend of a friend, every time i post music, tori’s words about how our music collections are private appear as a warning, but if i don’t share, i feel ingratitudinals. heart to heart, ocean to ocean.
[*christian boys, beautiful boys, she said.]
i am unsure of how to talk about these past few months/days. the good news is i’ve finally got the support of my parents & brothers, who believe “my mind/emotions are the healthiest they’ve ever known me to be.” the good news is i got to sit in the garden where i grew up & drink in the sun, i got to sleep in my old room with a banner saying “queen of everything” above my head. i don’t want to talk about how hard i had to fight for my life this week past & again a year ago with the multiple organ failure & in 2018 - i fought for my life literally. i can only write songs, i can only praise, i can only be grateful. the rest is noise.
and i’m still standing thanks to physio.
Beth ‘she’s worthy!’ mBũrũ-Bowie
“the truth sets me free, but first it pisses me off.” and then you take me swimming, studio+++ 😘
there’s a rumour going around that i cried listening to my own songs, don’t believe everything you read. i cried from the beauty & privilege of creating these babies. my goodness, those things are terrific. like…. yoooooo!!! hdhashkjkdjskshvk!!!
to be ready.i surrender. i take, allow, receive what’s mine. hold tight.
just because we struck gold 🔥￼❤️🔥✨🌟🔥☄️⭐️🪐🔥🌤⚡️🔥
standing thanks to what i decided to do for physio, the physio themselves did a little.
* there’s more than one kind. ermahgahd. smdh. you ever had to explain something & felt dumber for having to do so? this is one of many reasons why you can’t give consent on behalf of someone else. it’s also why i encourage dialogue > deciding on something & insisting on it bc you are too stupid to think. those who haven’t learned the power of communication are usually unable to withstand the clarifying of their knuckle dragging “thought”. no woman wants the approval of any man, nobody cares what you’ve decided we need to fix, & nobody wants you writing to/about their formerly awkward life or about any parts. <- not your place, & once you cross that line, nobody will care about what you think is beautiful, you can’t even think. what we all want is for you to shut up. santan, what you & your clown posse should’ve done was start a fund, not push your luck. king david came up with his own shit, you just bring gcse english to music. the girl who was singing your praises was 18 yrs old, i’m 73.
i’m on my nefertiti swag. you don’t need any of this info, but too many wouldn’t have arrived at any reasonable conclusion. nothing more *heartbreaking than what he thought he was doing, but if i clarify, i insult those with birth defects, but he didn’t have the skill or the reach to express what he’d been trying to & it is soooooooo pitiful . i’m on the great wall china & he is at the isle of why…& it was a tragedy bc he came up with that stuff in a group. a group of elites. nah. at this point the scar means i roised moi proice. proice point, geddit?
*heartbreaking like nails on a blackboard. heartbreaking like i can’t believe this worthless thing tried to make me as worthless as him. crusty like the crab, crusty like i can’t believe these people think my posts aren’t full of my own lyrics, crusty like, i can believe it & icky like why is someone insisting that they broke my heart? sweetie, you wish. i’m revolted for the same reason that i don’t shit in my own mouth. why exaggerate importance you are too niggardly to claim, own, or invest in? 3:33
jme & skepta • nang
herhood & herstory
🗣🗣🗣HELP A BLACK DISABLED FAMILY ESCAPE HAVING AN EVICTION AND BEING HOMELESS!🚨🚨🚨🚨
hi my name is sugar and i live w my gf n her disabled elderly family that we both take care of after moving in from a racist white roommate and we’re almost 2 grand deep in rent debt and are facing an eviction
i recently got a job working from home for 12 dollars which is the best that i could find and still be home to help medicate my gfs family but the landlord isnt even trying to work with me on a payment plan. he says he has paying ppl wanting to move into the unit and is trying to forcr all of us out unless we come up with the balance by the end of the month
we cant afford an eviction on our rent record and i need a home to work and im the only one with income. my gf has been trying to get everyones disability fixed with its like pulling teeth.
if anyone can reblog this post or even donate one cent it would help so so freaking much it would save the lives of 6 ppl living in one home💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜
TY ALL SM FOR ANY AND ALL HELP 💙💙💙💙⚘⚘💙💙💙
PLEASE HELP OUT IF U CAN!!
THE LANDLORD HAS GIVEN US UNTIL THE 22ND NOW TO BE OUT OF THE APT UNLESS WE PAY!
HE SAYS THE NEW TENANTS WANT TO BE IN BEFORE THE FIRST OF THE MONTH
(edit: apprly he cant kick us out b4 the 5th not the 1st of next month so please please boost unfil then!😭😭✨✊🏿)
“BAASSSS! uuuh! hi-hat!! UHHH!” i’m just gonna shout out random words in a couple different languages, then write a lil paragraph. [*clears throat destiny’s childly* then invoice parkwood ent fao blue-ivy carter for a minimum of four years of genius.]
“carter! carter! carter, mwanangu, carter!” ©️ mburu 1986. adapted by me in 2017 😘
i have nothing to add except iron sharpens iron. you can stop reading here, the rest is waffle. i am so glad ms. tina turner got to see her art alive in this woman. it does not make her abuse worthwhile, that i can never accept, it simply honoured ms. tina turner’s undeniable contribution to culture + that “i’m a survivor” spirit is something ms. tina turner taught us well. i rewatched the tribute performance yoncé gave when tina turner was being honoured @ the kennedy centre. tina turner was so pleased & it made my heart glad for ms. tina turner, ms. tina, & beyoncé. i am floored at the divine timing & the fire in all three women. i’m not sure if that’s the evidence of g-d or evidence of the human spirit [or if a distinction can even be made between the two concepts], but the explosion of ferocity we see in sasha fierce was born in ms. tina turner, in ms. tina lawson, ms. tina squared, people!! so this tribute was levels & i praise the breath of g-d in all of them. i wonder how the knowles-carter-lawson clan felt when they watched back the performance & witnessed ms. tina turner’s smile, the one where she leans forward and her eyes do that thing. go watch it, go watch greatness responding to greatness! g-d is so good, man. they were & are entirely completely children of destiny.
happy birthday daughter of ms. tina turner! happy 40th young anna-mae! happy birthday daughter of ms. tina lawson, sister of the sun, happy birthday young frida kahlo! happy birthday, legend! thank you for the bouquet! it just landed in my palms like a baton, or something.
from my scorpio moon to your scorpio moon,
you are so loved,
young sasha feisty x
late but on time & early & 4eva.
most ofher collaborators, creatives & technicians, cleaners; from those on our screens & those behind the scenes working tirelessly & passionately on such perpetual multi-hyphenate perfection. to those from the past & those who have never left, i thank you too. you gave us this gift & mandate that truthfully, leaves me breathless at times. i thank you from the depth & width of my soul my & hips.
we were here, we lived & we loved.
black first, america second • david hammons • 1970 •. via @artistsofcolour on twitter
beyonce • mama, you know where i’m at wit it