I've Come Here To Play
Gia Shakur. Poet and Journalist. Melanin minded. HARLEM nyc.
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I've Come Here To Play
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blackyogasuperstars:

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aponi-wiitch:

My Crystal Quartz
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alvaroandtheworld:

ultrafacts:

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THE BEGINNINGS OF KAWAII

No, no, you have no idea. It actually IS the beginning of the whole so-called “kawaii culture”. And it started because girls started using mechanical pencils, which provided fine handwriting. After being banished (more precisely, during the 80s), this kind of writing started being used in products like magazines and make-up. And, during this time, icons we usually associate with the whole kawaii industry (like the characters from Sanrio) came to life too.
And what many people don’t realize is that this subculture was born as a way for young girls to express themselves in their own way. And it was also used as something against the adult life and the traditional culture, often seen as dull and boring and oppressive. By embracing cuteness, these young girls (and adult women, after a while) were showing non-conformation with the current standards.
So yep. Kawaii is important, and it all started with cute, simple handwritting a few hearts and cat faces in some girls’ school notebooks <3

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NO OK THIS IS SO IMPORTANT!
This is also how the kawaii fashions started! Girls began dressing in cute and off beat styles for themsleves, they were criticized by adult figures telling them “you’ll never find a husband if you dress that way!” to which they began to reply “Good!”
All the japanese subcultures and fashions that evolved out of this became a rebellion to tradition and the starch gender roles and expectations the adults were forcing on the younger generations. As early as the 70s and still to this day you’ll see an emphasis on child-like fashion and themes in more kawaii styles and the dismissal of the male gaze with styles like lolita (a lot of western people assume lolita is somehow sexual due to the name of the fashion, but ask any japanese lolita and they will tell you that men hate the style and find it unattractive which is sometimes a large reason they gravitate towards the style - they can express their femininity and individuality while remaining independent and without the pressure to appeal to men)
Its so so so important to understand the hyper cute and ‘odd’ fashions of Japanese girls carry such a huge message of feminism and reclaiming of their own lives.   

so are you telling me that Japan’s punk phase was really the kawaii phase

Pretty much yea ^
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megablackpussy:
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intothegloss:

Lindsay Lohan for Calvin Klein Kids, 1998.
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gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
gothams-kryptonian:

damn-wholigans:

paleghostflower:

marshmallowmassacre:

tomiswatching:

peaceypanic:

fearisdead:

missythemermaid:


Moss Graffiti: A How To Guide

are you fucking for real

Oh man, i was actually looking for this the other day.

Yay it’s back to remind me of something awesome I haven’t gotten done yet

this is fucking sick

We did this to one of the outside walls of our high school in science class a few years back

Plant punk

want in life

d1g1tvl
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daniiphae:

This is very hard for me at this moment in my life to express my heart/mind to the world, but I will say these last few months have been the worst months of my life. I was dating someone (J$tash) that abused me verbally ,emotionally and physically throughout the end duration of our relationship. Monday morning on September 15th 2014 my life was forever, changed. A person I thought and believed I could trust, whom I gave my love/time/energy to brutally punched me in my face repeatedly with his fists while I became slowly unconscious covered in blood in his brooklyn apartment bed. After he was done he told me to not tell anyone to not tell my friends, He also started to prepare legal action to protect himself in case I pressed charges against him. He cried and became unstable within his emotions and was apologetic towards his actions, but would continue to say i did this to myself. 

He then boarded a flight to Japan a few hours after and has been sending me text messages claiming he will destroy me even more than he already did. He said he will ruin my life! I got brutally beaten for confronting him on infidelity which caused him to become violent in an instant.

Do not interpret this as a cry for help this is honestly a decision to speak up against domestic violence for those who cant due to the manipulative acts our abusers inflict on us to never speak up and for those who didn’t survive because of brutal domestic violence.

I will not allow myself to sit in the shadows of darkness and disrespect myself for not taking a stand.

I am speaking out for all my women!

Be brave this is what bravery looks like. 


Abuser: Justin Joseph / J$tash
daniiphae:

This is very hard for me at this moment in my life to express my heart/mind to the world, but I will say these last few months have been the worst months of my life. I was dating someone (J$tash) that abused me verbally ,emotionally and physically throughout the end duration of our relationship. Monday morning on September 15th 2014 my life was forever, changed. A person I thought and believed I could trust, whom I gave my love/time/energy to brutally punched me in my face repeatedly with his fists while I became slowly unconscious covered in blood in his brooklyn apartment bed. After he was done he told me to not tell anyone to not tell my friends, He also started to prepare legal action to protect himself in case I pressed charges against him. He cried and became unstable within his emotions and was apologetic towards his actions, but would continue to say i did this to myself. 

He then boarded a flight to Japan a few hours after and has been sending me text messages claiming he will destroy me even more than he already did. He said he will ruin my life! I got brutally beaten for confronting him on infidelity which caused him to become violent in an instant.

Do not interpret this as a cry for help this is honestly a decision to speak up against domestic violence for those who cant due to the manipulative acts our abusers inflict on us to never speak up and for those who didn’t survive because of brutal domestic violence.

I will not allow myself to sit in the shadows of darkness and disrespect myself for not taking a stand.

I am speaking out for all my women!

Be brave this is what bravery looks like. 


Abuser: Justin Joseph / J$tash
daniiphae:

This is very hard for me at this moment in my life to express my heart/mind to the world, but I will say these last few months have been the worst months of my life. I was dating someone (J$tash) that abused me verbally ,emotionally and physically throughout the end duration of our relationship. Monday morning on September 15th 2014 my life was forever, changed. A person I thought and believed I could trust, whom I gave my love/time/energy to brutally punched me in my face repeatedly with his fists while I became slowly unconscious covered in blood in his brooklyn apartment bed. After he was done he told me to not tell anyone to not tell my friends, He also started to prepare legal action to protect himself in case I pressed charges against him. He cried and became unstable within his emotions and was apologetic towards his actions, but would continue to say i did this to myself. 

He then boarded a flight to Japan a few hours after and has been sending me text messages claiming he will destroy me even more than he already did. He said he will ruin my life! I got brutally beaten for confronting him on infidelity which caused him to become violent in an instant.

Do not interpret this as a cry for help this is honestly a decision to speak up against domestic violence for those who cant due to the manipulative acts our abusers inflict on us to never speak up and for those who didn’t survive because of brutal domestic violence.

I will not allow myself to sit in the shadows of darkness and disrespect myself for not taking a stand.

I am speaking out for all my women!

Be brave this is what bravery looks like. 


Abuser: Justin Joseph / J$tash
daniiphae:

This is very hard for me at this moment in my life to express my heart/mind to the world, but I will say these last few months have been the worst months of my life. I was dating someone (J$tash) that abused me verbally ,emotionally and physically throughout the end duration of our relationship. Monday morning on September 15th 2014 my life was forever, changed. A person I thought and believed I could trust, whom I gave my love/time/energy to brutally punched me in my face repeatedly with his fists while I became slowly unconscious covered in blood in his brooklyn apartment bed. After he was done he told me to not tell anyone to not tell my friends, He also started to prepare legal action to protect himself in case I pressed charges against him. He cried and became unstable within his emotions and was apologetic towards his actions, but would continue to say i did this to myself. 

He then boarded a flight to Japan a few hours after and has been sending me text messages claiming he will destroy me even more than he already did. He said he will ruin my life! I got brutally beaten for confronting him on infidelity which caused him to become violent in an instant.

Do not interpret this as a cry for help this is honestly a decision to speak up against domestic violence for those who cant due to the manipulative acts our abusers inflict on us to never speak up and for those who didn’t survive because of brutal domestic violence.

I will not allow myself to sit in the shadows of darkness and disrespect myself for not taking a stand.

I am speaking out for all my women!

Be brave this is what bravery looks like. 


Abuser: Justin Joseph / J$tash
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notyourchocolate:

darvinasafo:

#Staywoke

My mom and I were JUST on this but okay.
notyourchocolate:

darvinasafo:

#Staywoke

My mom and I were JUST on this but okay.
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