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Inspire, celebrate, and empower them . Support them in becoming confident, intelligent, strong, capable, and powerful Black men, teens, and boys. There’s GREAT power in Black male positivity! . . Accessories: @strictlycelebapperal

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Muted. We want our great grand children and future generations to remember and benefit from the work that was done. #muted #insolidarityforthefightforjustice. #endsystematicracism #forfuturegenerations ✊🏾✊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾👊🏾✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾👊🏾🖤🖤🖤 . . . . . #blackouttuesday✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿🖤 #theshowmustpause #ripgeorgefloyd #georgefloyd #amplifymelanatedvoices #icantbreath #londonprotest #stopracism #nojusticenopeace #positivevibesonly #focused #browngirlbloggers #brownskingirls #melanatedbloggers #handsupdontshoot #blackout2020 #yougotitgirl #byanymeansnecessary #theblackmancan #breonnataylor #naacp #metoday #strongsoul #nojustice

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#blackouttuesday 🙏🏾 #DearFathers

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#repost @revherlutionary . “This account supports the pursuit of Justice by all means necessary” . . . Although I am and will be on the front lines of Justice...their are others who serve a different place in history. Everything happening right now has its place. In an attempt to secure order we will experience levels of unrest we have never encountered before. All companies, all allies, all those who support the equality and equity of all persons should be a part of this journey. Don’t interrupt the conversation by questioning it, or by bringing attention to things that are a result of it...understand where it comes from and find your place in it. Here are a few suggestions. You can become active in many different ways. . . . . . #revherlutionary #revherlutionaryreminders #blackmentalhealth #beapartofthesolution #bethechangeyouwanttosee #personaldevelopment #youthactivism #justiceforgeorgefloyd #justiceforahmaud #thisisnecessary #civilrightsmovement #wearedonedying #ahmaudarbery #georgefloyd #blacksupport #youthleadership #whitesilence #makingadifference #protesting #irunwithmaud #irunwithahmaud #ahmaudarbery #justiceforahmaudarbery #runwithmaud #theblackmancan #blacklivesmatter #justiceforourchildren #justiceforourmen #justiceforourwomen #justiceforourpeople

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“This account supports the pursuit of Justice by all means necessary” . . . Although I am and will be on the front lines of Justice...their are others who serve a different place in history. Everything happening right now has its place. In an attempt to secure order we will experience levels of unrest we have never encountered before. All companies, all allies, all those who support the equality and equity of all persons should be a part of this journey. Don’t interrupt the conversation by questioning it, or by bringing attention to things that are a result of it...understand where it comes from and find your place in it. Here are a few suggestions. You can become active in many different ways. @revherlutionary . . . . . #revherlutionary #revherlutionaryreminders #blackmentalhealth #beapartofthesolution #bethechangeyouwanttosee #personaldevelopment #youthactivism #justiceforgeorgefloyd #justiceforahmaud #thisisnecessary #civilrightsmovement #wearedonedying #ahmaudarbery #georgefloyd #blacksupport #youthleadership #whitesilence #makingadifference #protesting #irunwithmaud #irunwithahmaud #ahmaudarbery #justiceforahmaudarbery #runwithmaud #joggingwhileblack #theblackmancan #blacklivesmatter #justiceforourchildren #justiceforourmen #justiceforourwomen #justiceforourpeople

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“To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious, is to be in a rage almost all the time. So that the first problem is how to control that rage so that it won’t destroy you.” #blackouttuesday

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We All are humans and all of us have right to live . There must be only one religion that's HUMANITY.✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻 #justiceforgeorgefloyd #blacklivesmatter ............ #blackouttuesday #blackout #blackoutday2020 #nojusticenopeace #nojustice #handsupdontshoot #byanymeansnecessary #endpolicebrutality #theblackmancan #breonnataylor

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#REPOST ... @ng_eyes_1 The PAIN is real,RACISM is REAL and the raw footage was by far the worst images I’ve seen in my life. I am tired, angered and frustrated with seeing this daily all across the world. Amy Cooper would not have called the cops if she didn’t feel she had those privileges,the man and son who killed Ahmaud Arbury, same thing and that dirty Cop... need I say anymore? Enough is enough. This is the deadliest virus #Racism R.I.P George Floyd “Today” Directed by me @ng_eyes_1 and inspired by @blacklove . . Thank you to all my brothers and sisters who didn’t hesitate to contribute when I asked. God bless you and let US continue to come together, learn the system and fight with knowledge. . Thank you @savanahforte for the artwork @sereenamaria @mrgorgeousuk @atlas_aka_00blk @messiahbolicaltv @vvbrownskin @laispattak @ruthmelbourne @gagafierce @martobono @cecnyako @kwame.badu @ss.inc @ddubz82 @lateeflovejoy . Please like, share & comment ♥️♥️♥️ . I come as one but I stand as 10,000 ✊🏾✊🏾✊🏾~Maya Angelou #weshallovercome #whatlockdown #georgefloyd #reeducation #poetry #blacklove #injustice #london #america #peace #blm #icantbreathe #lessonsintruth #blacklivesmatter #theblackmancan #blackgirlmagic #weloveyou #pain #love #justiceforgeorge #institutional #racism #silenceisgolden #weseeyou #prayersup #mlk

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What do you see? Reposted from @theblackmancan #youngking #youthvoice #theblackmancan #qtna - #regrann

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STOLEN FROM AFRICA ✊🏾BROUGHT TO AMERICA 👁💪🏾FIGHTING ON ARRIVAL ✊🏾FIGHTING FOR SURVIVAL ✊🏾🤎 🕯🕯🕯 #blackoutday2020 #blackoutday #theblackmancan #iamgeorgefloyd #saytheirnames #beautifulbrownskin #lifteveryvoice ✊🏾🤎✊🏾🤎✊🏾

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Lookin crazy or whatever but I just can’t anymore. We’ve been silenced for far too long and now it’s time we do things ourselves if we want real change. We need to educate ourselves and others and make sure our message gets across. W E W I L L B E H E A R D #blacklivesmatter #justiceforfloyd #justiceforahmaud #endpolicebrutality #theblackmancan ✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿

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Fuck 12👮‍♂️ 🔫Black lives MATTER✊🏾💯. #blacklivesmatter✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 #fuck12 #allpolicearebad #nomore #protest #fights #theblackmancan #whitemenmustpay #thehateugive #icantbreathe #gorgefloyd #policebrutality

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I Am the Black Daughter of a White Man. Excerpt from #WithTheseWords by me 🖤⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Black people - I know we are tired. We are exhausted. We are worn out. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ If no one else has told you, let me be the one. It’s okay if you don’t post today, it’s okay if you don’t check the news. It’s okay if you do something you love and lose track of time. It’s okay if you’re struggling trying to figure out how to market your business and support a cause you care deeply about. Its okay if you want to post 100 more BLM pictures. It’s okay if you’re tired of answering the phone.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ WHATEVER you’re feeling: it’s OKAY and it’s NORMAL.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Remember to keep taking care of yourself so we can keep taking care of each other! 💖🙏🏽⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ When you’re ready, come back and sign the petitions, donate food, services, or money if you’re able, or support a protest. ✍🏽🍓🍞🧹💵⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Huge thank you to everyone who has reached out or shown support to me and my family, and ✌🏽 to everyone who’s unfollowed me after recent posts and stories. 🤷🏽‍♀️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ 🖤👑🙌🏽🙏🏽🌻✨

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Ken Frazier | CEO of @merck a $200 Billion pharmaceutical company speaks on what corporations can do beyond making a statement. . Black leadership ✊🏽 . Source: @cnbc ✅ . Follow 👉🏾 @blackmillionaires_ . #blackmillionaires #blackwealth #blacksuccess #blackleadership #theblackmancan #blackculture #blackknowledge #blackwallstreet

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“I’m tired shawty.” 🩸 🖤 . . . Truzy (@iamtruzy) created this graphic back in April and reading the caption right now has me completely mind blown! 🤯 What we are experiencing as a People has been mentally, spiritually and emotionally draining to say the least. I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired. But one thing I’ve learned about strength is that it comes on the heels of exhaustion. This is more than a sneaker. It’s a reminder that no matter how bad they treat us, and how hard they work to annihilate us they could NEVER steal our joy. Our Black Boy Joy. There is so much culture and authenticity flowing through this brand, and to be honest I’m honored to be apart of the team 💪🏾 Let’s run it up, King ✨ Signed, @kreativekael 🌹 . . . 👟 Black Boy Joys/ The Lemons.xTRUZY available exclusively at www.iamtruzy.com . . . #BlackLivesMatter #StopKillingUs #Resist #EndPoliceBrutality #hiphopfashion #hiphopculture #hiphopmusic #hiphophead #atlanta #theblackmancan #blvckcouples #blackcouplerevolution #blacklovepage #blackcitygirl #blacklovedaily #businessowners #branding #graphics #entrepreneur #content #vlog #vloggers #webseries #couplesvlog

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“I’m tired shawty.” 🩸 🖤 . . . Truzy (@iamtruzy) created this graphic back in April and reading the caption right now has me completely mind blown! 🤯 What we are experiencing as a People has been mentally, spiritually and emotionally draining to say the least. I’m sick and tired of being sick and tired. But one thing I’ve learned about strength is that it comes on the heels of exhaustion. This is more than a sneaker. It’s a reminder that no matter how bad they treat us, and how hard they work to annihilate us they could NEVER steal our joy. Our Black Boy Joy. There is so much culture and authenticity flowing through this brand, and to be honest I’m honored to be apart of the team 💪🏾 Let’s run it up, King ✨ Signed, @kreativekael 🌹 . . . 👟 Black Boy Joys/ The Lemons.xTRUZY available exclusively at www.iamtruzy.com . . . #BlackLivesMatter #StopKillingUs #Resist #EndPoliceBrutality #hiphopfashion #hiphopculture #hiphopmusic #hiphophead #atlanta #theblackmancan #blvckcouples #blackcouplerevolution #blacklovepage #blackcitygirl #blacklovedaily #businessowners #branding #graphics #entrepreneur #content #vlog #vloggers #webseries #couplesvlog

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#Motiv8edMonday Today is Day 1 of Manhood Awareness Month! . With everything going on in the world at the moment, I believe it’s purposeful for Manhood Awareness Month to be kicking off at this time. . My definition: A real man Rejects passivity, Expects the greater reward, Accepts responsibility and Leads courageously. . I’m a firm a believer that this framework of R.E.A.L. covers every aspect of life that us men find ourselves navigating through. . 💪🏾 I challenge @tonystewart86 @andresogward @iamsquint @jbryant3_ @djmalski @beleafmel @jimmyspencerun to make a video sharing YOUR definition of a real man! ———————————————————- Define It Day | June 1st . (REALmanhood101.org for the daily challenges) . What is YOUR definition of a real man? . Make a video of yourself sharing your definition of what a man is and post it on social media, challenging others to do the same. (Be sure to use the hashtag #ManhoodAwarenessMonth) . ✅TAG 2 men that should make a video! . Let’s get it! #REALmanhod101 . #DwightTaylorSr #mentorship . June is Manhood Awareness Month. . The mission of Manhood Awareness Month is to highlight the importance and need of R.E.A.L. manhood in today's society. . Each day throughout the month of #June there will be a different activity for us men and young men, all over the world 🌎, to participate in. . Again, for the daily challenge, go to REALmanhood101.org or @realmanhood101 . R.E.A.L. stands for : -Reject passivity -Expect the greater reward -Accept responsibility -Lead courageously . . #MensHealth #men #boys #males #emotionalincarceration #manhoodtraining #manhood #savingourboys #fatherhood #brotherhood #husband #dad #healthymanhood #toxicmasculinity #males2men #manup #malevsman #masculine #theblackmancan #crylikeaman #man2man #Domin8YourDay #masculinity

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We won’t stop until we are heard. Trump can all on his national guard and his racist flock to disband our protests but it won’t stop the fight. Stand in solidarity. Stand for justice. Stand for peace. Stand for equality. To our allies, we thank you. Enough is enough. We will win this. By any means necessary. • • • • #blackouttuesday #justiceforgeorgefloyd #justiceforahmaud #justiceforbreonnataylor #byanymeansnecessary #nojusticenopeace✊🏾 #naacp #blackoutday2020 #handsupdontshoot #theblackmancan #theblackwomancan

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Tired 🖤 RePosted • @polishedplayhouse . As George Floyd was lying in the street, with his neck distorted in a way that would ultimately lead to his murder, he called for his mother. . I heard later that his mother is deceased. Yet, as his own life was ending...he called for his mother. . Mothers of black boys live watching the clock. There is a countdown. Years, weeks, days. There is a point when our sons are no longer cute. Or innocent. Or viewed as children. It happens early and sometimes subtly. It’s parents literally shielding their children from our sons in public play spaces, or other kids assigning them the role of the “bad guy” during imaginary play, or teachers taking their developmentally appropriate frustrations as preschoolers and labeling them as “aggressive.” . I recently learned the term “weathering.” It is the physical, mental, and emotional toll racism has on people of color. Watching black men murdered on live television is not entertaining. It is exhausting. And triggering. My son will someday be a man. A black man. You won’t remember how organized his room was, or that I taught him to read at three. You may see him and cross the street, or clutch your purse, or call the police on him for insisting that you follow the rules. The countdown is on. . But racism won’t ruin my son’s childhood. I won’t let it. I will protect him and his magic for as long as I can. You will NEVER EVER see a picture or video of my black son throwing a tantrum on social media. His pain is not your entertainment. Black pain is not your entertainment. We are tired. Literally exhausted. . Despite the tragic end, I pray that George Floyd finally got his rest. In perfect peace, with his momma. . . . . . . #polishedplayhouse #blacklivesmatter #justiceforgeorgefloyd #blacklives #blackboyjoy #consciouskids #theblackmancan

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In an effort to express both our pain & passion for the culture. We decided that Grady Baby Company & Made In Indya Photography would collaborate to be advocates, storytellers, and defenders to give a voice to a basic human right. Black people are humans! Therefore, we have RIGHTS. We have a right to life, love, the pursuit of happiness, peace & fulfillment. Let us live. Let us thrive. LET US BREATHE! We are more than what you see ✊🏽 Terrence Albritton #Husband #Father #Minister Branch Leader VP GA Southern, Luther Rice Seminary & Talbot School Of Theology Alumni Owner of Grady Baby Co. (Entrepreneur) 45 LET US BREATHE ✊🏽 www.gradybabyco.com #madeinindya 📷 #letusbreathe #icantbreathe #blackmanmagic #hisLIFEmatters #wearehuman #blacklivesmatter #justicefor _________. #GeorgeFloyd 🤎 #blm #theblackmancan #blackownedbusiness #supportsmallbusiness #supportlocal #supportblackbusiness #ATL #Atlanta

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June is #ManhoodAwarenessMonth . Define It Day | June 1st . What is YOUR definition of a real man? . Make a video of yourself sharing your definition of what a man is and post it on social media, challenging others to do the same. (Be sure to use the hashtag 👉🏾ManhoodAwarenessMonth) . ✅TAG 2 men that should make a video! . Let’s get it! #REALmanhod101 . #DwightTaylorSr #mentorship . The mission of Manhood Awareness Month is to highlight the importance and need of R.E.A.L. manhood in today's society. . Each day throughout the month of #June there will be a different activity for us men and young men, all over the world 🌎, to participate in. . For the daily challenge, go to REALmanhood101.org or @realmanhood101 . R.E.A.L. stands for : -Reject passivity -Expect the greater reward -Accept responsibility -Lead courageously . . #MensHealth #men #boys #males #emotionalincarceration #manhoodtraining #manhood #savingourboys #fatherhood #brotherhood #husband #dad #healthymanhood #toxicmasculinity #males2men #manup #malevsman #manhood101 #masculine #theblackmancan #crylikeaman #man2man #Domin8YourDay #masculinity . @ned_schaut

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. June is #ManhoodAwarenessMonth . Define It Day | June 1st . (Check my STORIES & @realmanhood101 to hear from more young kings and kings) . What is YOUR definition of a real man? . Make a video of yourself sharing your definition of what a man is and post it on social media, challenging others to do the same. (Be sure to use the hashtag 👉🏾ManhoodAwarenessMonth) . ✅TAG 2 men that should make a video! . Let’s get it! #REALmanhod101 . #DwightTaylorSr #mentorship . The mission of Manhood Awareness Month is to highlight the importance and need of R.E.A.L. manhood in today's society. . Each day throughout the month of #June there will be a different activity for us men and young men, all over the world 🌎, to participate in. . For the daily challenge, go to REALmanhood101.org or @realmanhood101 . R.E.A.L. stands for : -Reject passivity -Expect the greater reward -Accept responsibility -Lead courageously . . #MensHealth #men #boys #males #emotionalincarceration #manhoodtraining #manhood #savingourboys #fatherhood #brotherhood #husband #dad #healthymanhood #toxicmasculinity #males2men #manup #malevsman #manhood101 #masculine #theblackmancan #crylikeaman #man2man #Domin8YourDay #masculinity

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Sometimes in our lives we all have pain, We all have sorrow But if we are wise,We know that there's always tomorrow Lean on me, when you're not strong And I'll be your friend I'll help you carry on For it won't be long 'Til I'm gonna need Somebody to lean on. You just call on me brother, when you need a hand We all need somebody to lean on.... Song: Bill Withers 📸 @_photos_by_o

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𝘈𝘴 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘯 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘣𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘶𝘴, on the same spot that their parents exchanged vows of holy matrimony almost 10 years ago, we are saddened by the way of the world in our present. Never would I have imagined that in 2020, we would be explaining some of the same things to our children that our parents explained to us and their parents explained to them.⁣ ⁣ 𝗕𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗯𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗳𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮 𝗶𝘀 𝗲𝘅𝗵𝗮𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴.⁣ ⁣ We are grieving. I cannot shake the grief. I cannot shake the thoughts of sadness each and every time I’m reminded of the heinous murder of George Floyd. And then I’m reminded of Ahmaud. And Trayvon, and Sandra, and Eric, and Philandro, and each and every one of the BLACK LIVES who were taken too soon, unjustly.⁣ ⁣ My prayer is that all of us, not just black folks, but all Americans realize the grave injustices that are carried out on people of color across our nation. We should ALL speak against this and mobilize as one to STOP the madness.⁣ ⁣ I read a post by Barack Obama that I’ve shared here. Swipe to read his thoughts and key points on how we can make change. It’s a small step that I can make in sharing positive thought for moving forward with purpose.⁣ ⁣ What have you guys read as ways that we can make positive steps toward healing our country?⁣ ⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ #blackfamilies #blacklivesmatter #saytheirnames #blacklove #naturalista#thenubiancrown #blackmomswhoblog#momcrush #bllakluve #viral_qt #inspodaily #Browngirlbloggers #blackbloggers #blackmomsblog #blackfamilygoals #blackmomswhoblog #natural_mommies #mytinytribe #multiplesmom #momcrush #blacklove #twinmom #twinsandmultiples#silenceisviolence #justiceforgeorgefloyd #endpolicebrutality #georgefloyd #theblackmancan #changingthenarrative #blackfamilylove

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Introducing for the month of June! Pampered Papas This a spa event like no other on the island. This is for those who treasure their dad. Those who want to give him an experience. Not just another thing to gather dust or become rust. And if you are a fast action taker you can snag this deal for a deep discount. Here’s what’s up for grabs for your papa this Father’s Day He will get The Hello Handsome Facial usually priced at $450 The Dapper Dad Pedicure, normally priced $300 The Man of the Year Back Massage or Ting for Back Massage – typically $250 But the cost to you won’t be $950. Eh eh. You will pay just $700. And for the first 10 people who snag this deal? You get it for $100 off that. So you pay $600. Ridiculous. Get into this deal people because it will go fast. We cannot wait to welcome your dad through the doors of Exhale Spa By Haley. Tap the book tab under our bio

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So #teamblacklove for the win. Even through the struggle, it just may be possible. I can’t take them breaking up and getting back together again time and time again. And Condola better not be pregnant or anything. She’s boring. Lol. https://www.hbo.com/insecure/season-4/8-lowkey-happy/lowkey-happy-recap #issadee #lawrence #teamlawrence #teambestbuy #theblackmancan #love #blackexcellence #myblackisbeautiful #relationshipgoals #datingprofile #dating #fashion

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Eye Desire Cosmetics Statement We at Eye Desire Cosmetics are deeply saddened by the current state of the world. We are here for and aim to do all that we can to help make this world a better place for our brown babies. Our brown sons. Our brown daughters. Our brown sisters. Our brown brothers. Our mothers. Our fathers. We deserve to live and not only that but live just as securely as our non black counterparts. We stand with the family of George Floyd and all the countless families of other black people who built this country who were brought to an untimely end by their “protectors”. We will continue to use our platform as a voice, the voice of a black people who are demanding the respect of actual life! Much Love, Desire Carter . . . . . #irunwithmaud #irunwithahmaud #ahmaudarbery #justiceforahmaudarbery #justiceforahmaud #runwithmaud #joggingwhileblack #theblackmancan #blacklivematter #blacklivesmatter #changingthenarrative #stopkillingus #sharethisvideo #blackbrothers #blackboyjoy #melaninkings #blacklove #blacklovepage #blackculturematters #riseuptogether

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Eye Desire Cosmetics Statement We at Eye Desire Cosmetics are deeply saddened by the current state of the world. We are here for and aim to do all that we can to help make this world a better place for our brown babies. Our brown sons. Our brown daughters. Our brown sisters. Our brown brothers. Our mothers. Our fathers. We deserve to live and not only that but live just as securely as our non black counterparts. We stand with the family of George Floyd and all the countless families of other black people who built this country who were brought to an untimely end by their “protectors”. We will continue to use our platform as a voice, the voice of a black people who are demanding the respect of actual life! Much Love, Desire Carter . . . . . #irunwithmaud #irunwithahmaud #ahmaudarbery #justiceforahmaudarbery #justiceforahmaud #runwithmaud #joggingwhileblack #theblackmancan #blacklivematter #blacklivesmatter #changingthenarrative #stopkillingus #sharethisvideo #blackbrothers #blackboyjoy #melaninkings #blacklove #blacklovepage #blackculturematters #riseuptogether

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𝘈𝘴 𝘰𝘶𝘳 𝘤𝘩𝘪𝘭𝘥𝘳𝘦𝘯 𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘥 𝘣𝘦𝘴𝘪𝘥𝘦 𝘶𝘴, on the same spot that their parents exchanged vows of holy matrimony almost 10 years ago, we are saddened by the way of the world in our present. Never would I have imagined that in 2020, we would be explaining some of the same things to our children that our parents explained to us and their parents explained to them.⁣ ⁣ 𝗕𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗮 𝗯𝗹𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝗳𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗹𝘆 𝗶𝗻 𝗔𝗺𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗰𝗮 𝗶𝘀 𝗲𝘅𝗵𝗮𝘂𝘀𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴.⁣ ⁣ We are grieving. I cannot shake the grief. I cannot shake the thoughts of sadness each and every time I’m reminded of the heinous murder of George Floyd. And then I’m reminded of Ahmaud. And Trayvon, and Sandra, and Eric, and Philandro, and each and every one of the BLACK LIVES who were taken too soon, unjustly.⁣ ⁣ My prayer is that all of us, not just black folks, but all Americans realize the grave injustices that are carried out on people of color across our nation. We should ALL speak against this and mobilize as one to STOP the madness.⁣ ⁣ I read a post by Barack Obama that I’ve shared here. Swipe to read his thoughts and key points on how we can make change. It’s a small step that I can make in sharing positive thought for moving forward with purpose.⁣ ⁣ What have you guys read as ways that we can make positive steps toward healing our country?⁣ ⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ :⁣ #blackfamilies #blacklivesmatter #saytheirnames #blacklove #naturalista#thenubiancrown #blackmomswhoblog#momcrush #bllakluve #viral_qt #inspodaily #Browngirlbloggers #blackbloggers #blackmomsblog #blackfamilygoals #blackmomswhoblog #natural_mommies #mytinytribe #multiplesmom #momcrush #blacklove #twinmom #twinsandmultiples#silenceisviolence #justiceforgeorgefloyd #endpolicebrutality #georgefloyd #theblackmancan #changingthenarrative #blackfamilylove

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Please don’t shoot. ⁣ ⁣ These were the words I remember playing over in my head vividly some years back as my husband got dressed in this exact outfit...a black hoodie and sweatpants. ⁣ ⁣ This was our BIGGEST argument to date! We were both off that day, the kids were at school and we decided to go for a bike ride around the neighborhood just for some extra cardio and fun. It was the middle of the day and 80 degrees outside!⁣ ⁣ I didn’t want him to wear the black hoodie because I knew the “type of neighborhood” we live in. I knew how people would look at him and drum up preconceived notions. I asked him to change. He refused. He didn’t want to change his appearance based on what other people thought. But I was nervous. I know my husband and I just didn’t want anyone to test him. Or us for that matter. So we literally argued the entire day over this. ⁣ ⁣ I thought he was being selfish and not considering the potential consequences of his appearance. And he thought I was nagging and controlling and not allowing him to wear what he wanted in the neighborhood he pays taxes to live in. ⁣ ⁣ My feeling was fear. But all he wanted was freedom. Freedom to be exactly who and what he wanted to be no matter his appearance. ⁣ ⁣ The truth is neither of us were wrong. It just took some time to figure out that we just had two different perspectives of the same picture. I can admit that I’ll never know what it’s like to be a black man. But I definitely know what it’s like to love a black man. Depend on a black man. Need a black man. ⁣ ⁣ Can anyone relate to our two different perspectives?

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#fallingblackinlove #theblackmancan #king #queen #faith #hope #love 📍Indonesia 🇮🇩

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I know we’re on the right track.

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BROTHERS!!! It’s okay to talk about things ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽

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Today marks the first day of Pride Month and it’s happening amidst pandemic and civil unrest. 🏳️‍🌈 The Doc is In Season Two premieres today with “The Debt”. Watch it here: https://youtu.be/Ypg_ns-LVi0 👨🏾‍⚕️ Stay strong and stay encouraged. We are all in this together. ✊🏿✊🏾✊🏽✊🏼✊🏻 Dr. Jamaal “Doc J” Fortner 🤴🏾 #DocIsIn #blackdoctors #blackcounselors #blacktherapist #blacktherapistsrock #melanatedpeople #therapistsofinstagram #therapy #therapist #facts #injusticeanywhereisathreattojusticeeverywhere #civilrights #riots #blacklivesmatter #blacklegacy #changemakers #pride🌈 #blackhistoryiseveryday #historyrepeatsitself #truth #pridemonth #theblackmancan #phibetasigma #pbs1914 #blackandeducated #melanated #differencemaker

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These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world. John 16:33 ▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎ ▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎ ▪︎ ▪︎ 📸 @_photos_by_o ▪︎ ▪︎ ▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎▪︎ #THEBOWTIEKING 👑 #THEBLACKMANCAN #CUSTOMMADE #NEWSBOYHAT #TOGETHERWESTAND #ELPASODAPPERKINGS #915 #WORLDCHANGER #JUSTICE #MOTIVATION #MYHOPE

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Raising black kings and a black queen..

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French Connections.

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We are proud to represent a strong, successful black family that loves each other. 🙌🏾 That is breaking stereotypes that have been set on us based on the color of our skin. On my page I have made it a point for people to see that and understand that. Last year I shared that while at our last home a neighbor jokingly (but not really joking) said “we thought you guys were dealing drugs with all those luxury vehicles.”🤦🏾‍♀️ Talk about offended. 🙃 What I think is most disappointing was this is how many people of other races may think when they see a successful black family. Sadly, this type of profiling happens regularly but even worse. I say all this to say. ⠀ During a time where many blacks are expressing how passionate they are about the injustices. If you are causasian or of any other race. Please do not take it as we are attacking. It’s just I believe many of us have reached our breaking point. Where we want real action and real change. We are just as qualified as the next person, we bleed the same blood, and have a lot to bring to the table. To see when we are treated as less than equal we take offense. ⠀ For me personally, I want to get my point across by still leading with kindness, understanding, and compassion. Educating anyway I possibly can, and to share what actions can be done to make a change. I am grateful for the many conversations I have been able to have with people seeking to make a change. ⭐️Lastly, like everything this will eventually stop being in the headlines. I encourage you to keep taking action to stop racism. To keep educating, and to keep standing up for injustices. We should come together to continue to share that simply doing nothing is not enough. This is a tough time for many. Please don’t allow this to fade off until another incident occurs. Keep pushing, staying positive, and leading with kindness. Let’s make a change for good! ✊🏾 #blacklivesmatter #familygoals #findingpeace #familyof5

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Throughout this time, I’ve been forced to have difficult conversations with my Sons!!! They are witnessing what their ancestors experienced!!! #provincialcavalier #clevelandscene #downtowncle #colossalcupcakes #cleclothingco #heinensdowntown #raisingsons #theblackmancan #justiceforgeorgefloyd #blacklivesmatter #cledowntown #clegram

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We see you Kings. We feel your anger. We feel your anxiety. We hear your crys. We love you. We support you We value you. We Got You Thank you for your passion @curtis_hayesnc your vulnerability and most importantly your voice. #GoToDoBetter

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Congrats to These Kings 🤴🏽🤴🏾🤴🏿⠀ to Fritz @_on_the_fritz, Jarrette @_macksdaddy, and David @_daddydlew for starting @_macrobites⠀ ⠀ At Young age they fell into the trap. They all started selling drugs at an early age and ended up felons before they were 20 years old.⠀ ⠀ All 3 men were in and out of the New Jersey prison system in their early 20’s. Fitting seamlessly into the stereotypical box that American society expects, and encourages for many of our youth.⠀ ⠀ Now, all in their early 30’s, and all fathers, they decided to change their lives, and walk a different path. They pooled their money together and started @_macrobites , the only black owned meal prep delivery service in New Jersey.⠀ ⠀ They Could have let the adversity they face on a daily basis because they’re black men in America with felonies, stop them from moving forward. Instead they give us another example of how #theblackmancan.⠀ 📝: @theblackmancan

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Our family needed a break from the tough week we had as we are processing the tragedy that happened to George Floyd. We went off the grid on a hike to unplug and process without distraction about this not so isolated incident and one death too many. 🙏🏽 As I watch Hubby with his baby girls and think of the inhuman treatment toward George Floyd and the injustice, I am overwhelmed and I myself can’t breathe. You see this man of faith, devoted to his wife and daughters, respected in corporate America and ministry for his sound leadership and spirit of excellence was reminded that he is a black man after he moved to the US and a gun was drawn on him in his apartment because a neighbor thought he broke into his own apartment. 🙏🏽 After the incident, he refuses to let the incident drives the pen that writes his story because he realized that it’s easy to be labeled angry or criminal when others don’t know the context. Being a lead engineer for a company that placed in Fortune 100 Best place to work, being marriage ministry director in his local church, being track coach for his daughter’s running club, doesn’t mean he will escape the systematic racism that plagues our nation. 🙏🏽 Hubby and I talked last weekend about what Mordecai told his cousin Queen Esther in the Bible when a plan was in motion to annihilate their people., the Israelites. Being queen didn’t change the fact that Esther was an Israelite. Living in the palace didn’t exempt Queen Esther from the hateful plan that was upon the Israelites. Esther realized that prayer and fasting were not enough for this evil plan, even though they were weapons to unveil the deep spiritual root of hate at work. She took action just like we are ALL called to action because this affects us all; if not for us, for our children. They need us to work towards a solution now and stop the politics or smear campaigns. We need to do better as a nation. Diversity doesn’t mean uniformity. Being black is not a threat. Tension is high so let’s genuinely start the tough conversation about race because enough is enough😢 #lfaithinaction #blm #forsuchatimeasthis #icantbreathe #letstalkaboutrace #justiceforgeorgefloyd #blacklivesmatter

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HUGE CONGRATS to my first cousin @shawn_okpara and his beautiful fiancé @nickykinzz for their graduation that was done virtually. And because it was a virtual one, my cousin gave me the honors to hood them at their house lol. He will be heading to Baylor in Houston for the orthopedic residency program while she will be entering the radiology residency program at UT Houston. Couldn’t be any proud for what you’ve accomplished to this point Fam. Graduating college in 3yrs then completing medical school at UT Southwestern in Dallas and now back in Houston @ Baylor. Its been a blessing to witness you grow from a baby to medical doctor. God Bless y’all and again congrats to you both. Love y’all 🙏🏾❤️ #blackexcellence #theblackmancan #blackdoctors

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Please like, share & repost. . . Our history has been whitewashed. Our lands invaded & rediscovered. Our wealth redistributed amongst yourselves. Our heritages reappropriated for entertainment. Our childhoods stolen. Our families decimated. Our men systematically criminalised & incarcerated. Our women violated. Our employment limited. Our lives reduced to below zero value. Now you’re surprised we are angry at the system? . . . #today #poetry #2020 #icantbreathe #minneapolis #usa #uk #london #newyork #losangeles #washington #westminster #policebrutality #racism #justiceforgeorgefloyd #blacklivesmatter #theblackmancan #theshaderoom #georgefloyd #love #equality #justice #peace #happy #4filthypigs #today #tbt #instagood #donaldtrump

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