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the book is forthcoming. by Danyel Smith. a history of black women in pop. from It Books/HarperCollins (2014). now writing. tumbling this stuff keeps me inspired, and keeps my brain sane.
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native-detroiter:

thebigblackwolfe:

thegoddamazon:

generalbriefing:

howtobeterrell:

history 

never forget

Before Nicki there was this. I loved this shit when it happened. This shit was talked about for YEARS afterward.

The look on Ms. Ross’ face right there.
Every Black woman that had a hand in raising me has given me that look at one point.
“Baby I love you, but what is you right now?”

native-detroiter:

thebigblackwolfe:

thegoddamazon:

generalbriefing:

howtobeterrell:

history 

never forget

Before Nicki there was this. I loved this shit when it happened. This shit was talked about for YEARS afterward.

The look on Ms. Ross’ face right there.

Every Black woman that had a hand in raising me has given me that look at one point.

“Baby I love you, but what is you right now?”

(via posttragicmulatto-deactivated20)

rapradar:

Classic MJB! Photo: Lisa Leone (Taken with Instagram)

#sheiseverywoman