ART BY/WITH/FOR POC

busyprocrabating:

admiral-yousmator:

You know what really gets to me, and I’m sure many know this, is the blatant abuse and betrayal that white photogs display in POC countries. Every time a photo has gotten famous like this photo did in history, the actual focus of the photo is left behind in the dust while the white photog is hailed as a hero for displaying the ills of that country. He didn’t even fucking ask her name. He didn’t ask for 17 years. The world knew nothing about her life and her story. He captured one moment that made him famous and she got nothing.
Every time I see this photo, I seethe.

“Names have power, so let us speak of hers. Her name is Sharbat Gula, and she is Pashtun" [x]

busyprocrabating:

admiral-yousmator:

You know what really gets to me, and I’m sure many know this, is the blatant abuse and betrayal that white photogs display in POC countries. Every time a photo has gotten famous like this photo did in history, the actual focus of the photo is left behind in the dust while the white photog is hailed as a hero for displaying the ills of that country. He didn’t even fucking ask her name. He didn’t ask for 17 years. The world knew nothing about her life and her story. He captured one moment that made him famous and she got nothing.

Every time I see this photo, I seethe.

Names have power, so let us speak of hers. Her name is Sharbat Gula, and she is Pashtun" [x]

citizins:

NA BITCH NIGGA AINT NO BITCH TO ME! || Size: 20x16 || For pricing email citizins@gmail.com

citizins:

NA BITCH NIGGA AINT NO BITCH TO ME! || Size: 20x16 || For pricing email citizins@gmail.com

cairospirit:

Cairospirit in Tunisia
Medina of Kerouan

doormouseetcappendix:

Belly(1998) directed by Hype Williams 

I talked about this earlier but the entire fucking aesthetic of this film is EXACTLY what I am most inspired right now…..you guys have no idea how much I love this

khattatmubrik:

مِّلَّةَ أَبِيكُمْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ ۚ
من أعمالي بخط الثلث

khattatmubrik:

مِّلَّةَ أَبِيكُمْ إِبْرَاهِيمَ ۚ

من أعمالي بخط الثلث

beautiesofafrique:

Ethiopia, 1930s


Xiao Wen Ju

Xiao Wen Ju

daughtersofdig:

Meet The Generation Of Incredible Native American Women Fighting To Preserve Their Culture by Danielle Seewalker for Marie Claire UK

Native Americans represent just one per cent of the US population and some languages have only one speaker left. Now a new generation is fighting to preserve the culture.

Meet the women leading that fight: http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/blogs/547176/meet-the-generation-of-incredible-native-american-women-fighting-to-preserve-their-culture.html#y5UioxWL1hQHhom1.01

dynamicafrica:

Vintage Inspiration: Portraits of African women from Burundi, South Africa, Nigeria, Senegal, Mali, Djibouti, Zanzibar, Ghana and Morocco. 

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BEAUTIFUL!
shout to “french” somalia (djibouti)

devoutfashion:

"Inertia" Sycha Mubiaya by Tom Andrew for One Magazine