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17

Jul

Marsha Ambrosius - Run

To this day I still say that Marsha Amrbrosius is one of the best in the game when it comes to songwriting and just pure voice range. Her voice and music is truly unique in a copy & paste industry and this is another song that showcases just that. I spent the majority of my free time today with her new album Lover’s and Friends, and it is at this point her best piece of collected work in the album format. I hope this song as well as the latest release is able to reach a little further outside of those the box of those who already know about her talents.

(Source: youtube.com)

06

May

Ending white supremacy isn’t really in the American vocabulary. That is because ending white supremacy does not merely require a passive sense that racism is awful, but an active commitment to undoing its generational effects. Ending white supremacy requires the ability to do math—350 years of murderous plunder are not undone by 50 years of uneasy ceasefire.

02

May

I was a kid again today. Why was JT featured on this and not Usher tho? Did you see the U-S-H-E-R’s steps in this performance? JT could not grace that stage the same way by NO means.

Regardless I am loving this song as it’s MJ where he was at his finest.I might have replayed this song 20+ times today. Please enjoy and groove along to one of the best posthumous releases from MJ thus far in my opinion.  

themjquotes:

Michael Jackson - Love Never Felt So Good (iHeartRadio Music Awards 2014 Premiere) (Video version with 320kbps audio)

29

Jan

The truth is this:
my love for you is the only empire
I will ever build.
When it falls,
as all empires do,
my career in empire building will be over.
Mindy Nettifee, This is the Nonsense of Love (via youarerelevant)

14

Jan

Mayer Hawthorne- Her Favorite Song

While the rate of speed increases on which rate we consume music, a lot of my 2013 was spent listening to some standouts as the song above. The backing vocals by Jessie Ware just take this song to another level that is not on the realm which we exist. Where Does This Door Go is by far my favorite Mayer album that I have heard to date. Love everything about this and the video to Her Favorite Song is hilarious as well. 

08

Jan

vaitape:

omg the notes almost a million

vaitape:

omg the notes almost a million

31

Dec

rubyinthedust:

oh yay i’m starting to see on my tumblr feed what people are going to do “different” in the new year of 2014 😳 wake da fuq up people. every single moment is a new fucking year.

Co-sign

16

Dec

unmarkeddoormusic:

Tanya Morgan “The Vehicle” ft Spec Boogie & 6th Sense 

Dope

(Source: youtube.com)

11

Dec

"Too many make-mistake-fillers, not enough live wires, too many fake killers and jive sires" 

22

Nov

iowawomensarchives:


"Soon, moreover, I was told, ‘This is your little ax,’ when a little ax was brought. I was glad. ‘This is your wood-strap,’ I was told. My mother and I would go out to cut wood; and I carried the little wood that I had cut on my back. She would strap them for me. She instructed me how to tie them up. Soon I began to go a little ways off by myself to cut wood.

"And when I was eleven years old I likewise continually watched her as she would make bags. ‘Well you try to make one,’ she said to me. She braided up one little bag for me. She instructed me how to make it. Sure enough, I nearly learned how to make it, but I made it very badly. I was again told ‘You make another.’ It was somewhat larger. And soon I knew how to make it very well… She would be very proud after I had learned to make anything. ‘There, you will make things for yourself after you care for yourself. That is why I constrain you to make anything, not to treat you meanly. I let you do things so that you may make something. If you happen to know how to make everything when you no longer see me, you will not have a hard time in any way.’"

Autobiography of a Fox Woman (1925)

Today we’re combining Women’s History Wednesday with Native American Heritage Month to feature these images of Iowa’s Mesquakie tribe, from the Iowa Women’s Archives Noble Collection, along with a published autobiography excerpt held by the State Historical Society of Iowa.

From their home in the Great Lakes region, the Mesquakie (formerly known as the Fox tribe) relocated to Iowa during the 18th and early 19th century following warfare against French fur traders and other Native American tribes. In 1845, the U.S. Government forced them out of Iowa to a reservation in Kansas, but many tribe members remained in secret, and others returned after a few years. The Iowa legislature enacted a law in 1856 allowing them to stay, and sold them back some of their land. Today the Mesquakie own 3,000 acres. [source]

Iowa Digital Library: Mesquakie photographic postcards

Iowa Digital Library: Excerpts from Autobiography of a Fox Woman