Tomatoes and Pears
ATL born, New Orleans raised; Xavier University of Louisiana graduate (2013); currently at Mississippi State University (geosciences-broadcast meteorology); eclectic taste in music, food and drink. Jesus. Dance. Future weather girl. Young. Peace Out.
Tomatoes and Pears
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Transfer Student Association tailgate tomorrow! 10am. Near the alumni tent. Everyone is welcome to join us! #msstate #hailstate #maroonfriday #maroonandwhitenation #gobulldogs #truemaroon #psychodefense #fight4msu #sec #espncollegegameday #MSUvsAuburn #beatauburn
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They’re heeeere! #Repost from @msu_transfer #espncollegegameday #excitedforsaturday #hailstate #MSUvsAuburn #truemaroon #fight4msu #maroonandwhitenation #gobulldogs #SEC #SECWest #LetsDoGameday
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Today was a great day for the state of Mississippi! Congrats to #OleMiss for beating #Alabama. #picstitch #upsetsaturday #collegefootballsaturday #maroonandwhite #hailstate #gobulldogs #mississippifootball #SEC #secnation
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Finally got my #newmaroon t-shirt & cowbell!! #hailstate #msstate #maroonandwhite #truemaroon #mississippistate #gobulldogs #giveembell #hashtagabuse  @msu_transfer
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Ladies Social Circle is hosting a toy drive TODAY on the drill field! All toys will go to the children at Palmer Home. 11am-1pm #MSU #MSState #Hailstate #maroonandwhite #LSC #bulldogs #truemaroon #starkville #mississippi @msucircle @msu_transfer
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While the visual presence of Carefree Black Girls is exciting, some might wonder what would prompt such a hyper-specific expression. By putting the word “carefree” front and center, it’s making a statement that we don’t want to be solely defined by hardships and stereotypes so we can enjoy our lives as we please. Carefree should not be mistaken with careless. This particular audience is equally exposed to content exploring identity, culture, and history and its implications on them. There’s a clear reverence for the difficulties they might face but an equal focus on embracing the qualities that make them unique and beautiful. The idea also embodies not letting an outside gaze rule the way you express yourself.


Overall, I think Carefree Black Girl is a lovely and much-needed step in the right direction when it comes to exploring black identities. There may be concern that it lends itself to a passing trend or restrictive roles, but fear not. The absolute worst case scenario is that girls might start wearing floral headbands and feeling great about themselves. And, that sounds like a pretty magical prospect, if you ask me.

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Who Exactly Is “The Carefree Black Girl”? by Jamala Johns, creator of le coil (via blackgirlstalking)
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sensics:

Glow blog ☽
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Glow blog ☽
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perks-of-being-chinese:

angelaioffe:

Criss cross, criss cross
Right foot lets stomp
Left foot lets stomp
Cha cha real smooth🎶

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