The thoughts of one Veronica
The rufous hummingbird travels five thousand miles from summer home to winter home and back. This hummingbird can fit into the palm of a hand. Its body defies the known physics of energy and flight. It knew its way before all known map-makers. It is a bird whose origins and paths are the blood of its small body. It is a bird whose desire to find its way depends on drops of nectar from flowers.
"A Map to the Door of No Return"(via irresistible-revolution) I Believe Aang Can Save the World
We’ve all heard of Betty Boop. But how many of you knew that she was based off of a BLACK woman.
Yes Betty Boop was based off of Ms.Esther Jones known by her stage name “Baby Esther”. She was an African-American singer and entertainer of the 1920’s. Her singing trademark was “Boop oop da doop” hence the name Betty Boop! She performed regularly at the cotton club in Harlem,New York.
(via redlipsandfishnets)The Softest Ghetto
Like seriously, why isn’t pole dancing an olympic sport? This is freakin gymnastics. This is strength and skill. This is not sexual whatsoever. Why does pole dancing have to be so stigmatised as a sexual thing that only strippers do? I have great respect for all people who can pull this off. This is art and beauty right here.
HEY FUN FACT: pole dancing is known as something strippers do because strippers invented it. And that’s okay! It’s okay to have respect for strippers and the hard work they put into what they do! Let’s stop trying to take the stripper part out of pole dancing so upperclass white girls can do it without being ~stigmatized~ because god forbid women be sexual.
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yo i ain’t saying she’s a gold-digger but she does carry a weird pan everywhere and keep mumbling stuff about “gold in them there hills” idk so yeah she is probably a gold digger
The last time a customer called me a gold digger I made a very startled face and said, “What tipped you off? Was it my sleucing pan???” Unsuprisingly, he did not know what I was referring to.
OMG but really.
These photographs show Tippi Hedren — star of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds — with her husband, director Noel Marshall, and her daughter, actress Melanie Griffith, and their lion, Neil.
Hedren founded Roar Foundation and Shambala Preserve animal sanctuary in 1972.
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I walked up to a woman as she was taking a picture of this piece and she told me that, to her, as a Brooklyn native, “You Are Not Entitled To My Space” made her also think of gentrification.