"The Opposite of War isn't Peace...It's Creation."

J. Slater Contemporary Artist- Chicago IL., New York, NY.
-Graduate of (SAIC) School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

It’s funny, how when women are ugly they are mocked for it, but when women perfect the art of makeup, skin, nails and beauty they are mocked for that too. It’s almost like if you’re a woman you’re mocked no matter what you do. Me? I sell makeup. I sell confidence. I sell gorgeous door to door.

They say Michelangelo painted the Sistine Chapel with paintbrushes no bigger than his finger, but could he paint a masterpiece on his face, at seven in the morning, with his daughter pulling on his skirt, and his husband hollering about how breakfast is late, and only 20 minutes to get everyone off to school? It’s funny, how when men create beauty it’s a masterpiece and when a woman creates beauty it’s just what she’s supposed to be

Me? I sell new beginnings. I sell a blank canvas, and your own brushes, and your own paint. I sell the chance to be your own greatest creation.

valeria2067:

thescienceofjohnlock:

postracialcomments:

LORD LOOK AT THIS

Theyre are really trying their hardest to demonize this child

WEED?

How many of us have weed in our system

Hell, I have weed in my system

I knew they were going to bring this up as a Reason that he is an aggressor.

Since when does marijuana make folks aggressive?

Since when does having marijuana in your system make you a raging criminal

The officer didnt even know that Mike a that in his system

But you see, they waited until the other autopsy was released to expose their own autopsy report

This is so much bullshit. They really are scraping the bottom of the barrel now.

Even if true OR relevant, having weed in your system makes you more likely to chill out than charge through a hail of bullets toward your certain death.

(via kemeticballbuster)

theblacksophisticate:

feminism5ever:

When people say “culture is meant to be shared” I’m literally like ???? Because that has literally never been the purpose of any culture. Culture is about identity, community and family. It’s about tradition. It is not and has never been about “sharing”.

Say it!

(via bitterseafigtree)

evolutia:

indecisive-bamma:

Let’s leave this here.

As these “facts” come out, it doesn’t even matter any more. People don’t care about the truth. They see Black people as thugs deserving of death, nothing will change their mind.
If this even goes to trial, the jury will look just like Trayvon Martin’s (jury of peers my ass).
How can you even have discussions with people who don’t care about facts. These same people profess have morals and their bankrupt.
Darren Wilson could literally say he’s guilty and people would still not believe him and think he had every right to kill Mike Brown.

evolutia:

indecisive-bamma:

Let’s leave this here.

As these “facts” come out, it doesn’t even matter any more. People don’t care about the truth. They see Black people as thugs deserving of death, nothing will change their mind.

If this even goes to trial, the jury will look just like Trayvon Martin’s (jury of peers my ass).

How can you even have discussions with people who don’t care about facts. These same people profess have morals and their bankrupt.

Darren Wilson could literally say he’s guilty and people would still not believe him and think he had every right to kill Mike Brown.

(via bitterseafigtree)

sun-thief-rai:

No words. She was also with Talib who was told by police to keep his hands up or they’ll blow his brains out. And some resident protestors are exhausted with everything and saying that street medics told them they’re experiencing a subcategory of PTSD.

So.

Yeah.

I’m weary.

(via doyayoda)