"We The People of the Diaspora-Black Culture Exploration" Fashion Illustration Series by Jamilla Okubo (me)
Thank you Tumblr world for all the support and opportunities you have given me! I have reached over 9,000 notes on my "We The People of the Diaspora-Black Culture Exploration" Fashion Illustration Series.
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Stay Black. Stay Beautiful. lol
Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashād
(1st salute to Black Sisterhood!)
Born Phylicia Ayers-Allen on June 19, 1948 (Ageless at 65 years)
Born Deborrah Kaye Allen on January 16, 1950 (Forever young at age 64)
I’ve never been comfortable with being comfortable. Which is why I think it’s so important to go outside of your comfort zone every once in a while. And you don’t have to take an expensive trip to go somewhere you’ve never been. Instead of going to the store down the street, go to one in a different neighborhood. You’ll be surprised at how big of a difference it makes in your day.
Jordan, you should be celebrating your 19th birthday today. Instead, like so many other young, blacks, you were taken, too soon. Some day, we won’t have to wonder if it’s safe to leave our homes. One day, the law will hold murderers accountable for their actions. One day, your murderer will answer for his crimes. Until that day, we will continue to fight for justice. We will fight for you, Trayvon, Renisha, Marissa, and all of the others whose names won’t be heard in the media. Black lives matter! We ALL count
Black Authors in the Spotlight
Alex Haley’s _Roots: The Saga of an American Family_
Celebrate Black History Month with some truly classic Algonquin books, from Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons and many other Lucky Stars e-books in February.
Just bought The Good Negress and Silver Rights for $ 1.99 each. Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie is only $ 3.99. If you’ve been meaning to check out her writing, Purple Hibiscus is the perfect book to start.
Black Authors in the Spotlight Feb 12.
Here’s a collage of titles!