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Jail, R. Kelly, and Tumblr: that-jamaican-bvtch: thats-tea: humblrblue: thats-tea: BREAKING: R. Kelly is Arrested again. Back in Jail. R. Kelly鈥檚 new Mugshot released.

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Lotto, Super, and No: Jamaican Super Lotto winner taking NO CHANCES

Jamaican Super Lotto winner taking NO CHANCES

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Doe, God, and Omg: thoroughlymelinated: spoonmeb: desired-doe: caliphorniaqueen: livinginhislap: dirtbaglady: flyandfamousblackgirls: Proud androgynous cis woman,聽Ari Fitz gives her traumatizing dangerous experience when she was almost attacked by 6 men who assumed she was trans. Trigger Warning: Maybe sensitive for some people to watch. Ughhhhh!! I had a similar experience 2 or 3 years ago. I was bald at the time and 2 Jamaican men saw me walking through the Bronx. I had to run. This happened to my sister鈥檚 friend but she was actually assaulted going into a women鈥檚 restroom. What is wrong with men!!!!! This type of shit is exactly why you can鈥檛 focus on one issue without confronting the things that it intersects with, because they all go hand in hand. This is transphobia/misogyny, homophobia, misogynoir and hyper-masculinity all at one time, omg I think this is why you cannot remove race from issues of gender and gender rep. I have had white cis gay dudes grab my breasts hard, like yanking on them to see if I was trans as if chest tissue isn鈥檛 attached to your body period. I think this a very unique experience for black women, trans and cis, because our femininity is called into question no matter what. I mean misgendering black women is a very common thing. this has happened to me, it is never fun. i always get nervous when pl in stores/eateries call me sir because ppl take it as an invitation to confirm their suspicions or get violent. but i鈥檓 also like 5 feet of repressed anger issues so god help whoever steps to me in these streets
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Tumblr, Naomi Campbell, and Blog: miss-t-pepper-pot: A young Naomi Campbell with her Jamaican-born mother, Valerie.

miss-t-pepper-pot: A young Naomi Campbell with her Jamaican-born mother, Valerie.

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Winter, Olympics, and Team: Jamaican Bobsleigh team competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang - 2018

Jamaican Bobsleigh team competing at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang - 2018

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Black History Month, Church, and Period: EDOM FROM WANT FREEDOM FROM <p>Black history month day 7: Sculptor Selma Hortense Burke.</p> <p>Selma Burke was born in 1900 in Mooresville North Carolina. The 10th child of an AME church minister, she grew up attending a one room segregated schoolhouse and playing with the riverbed clay near her home. This was what first piqued her interest in sculpture. Her mother thought she should pursue a more financially stable career than one as an artist, but her grandmother was a painter and encouraged her interests.</p> <p>Burke attended Winston-Salem University and graduated from St. Agnes Training School for Nurses in Raleigh in 1924. She moved to Harlem to become a private nurse, and it was there that she began a tumultuous relationship with Jamaican poet Claude McKay and was first exposed to the Harlem Renaissance. </p> <p>Twice Burke traveled to Europe in the 1930s. Once on a Rosenwald fellowship to study sculpture in Vienna for a year, and once to study in Paris with Aristide Maillol. One of her most significant works from this period is &ldquo;Frau Keller&rdquo; (1937), a portrait of a German-Jewish woman in response to the rising Nazi threat which would convince Burke to leave Europe later that year.</p> <p>We she returned to the United States, Burke enrolled at Columbia University, where she earned her Master of Fine Arts degree in 1941.</p> <p>She is pictured here with two of her most famous pieces: A bust of Booker T. Washington, given to Frederick Douglass High School in Manhattan in 1936, and a relief sculpture of President Franklin D. Roosevelt that serves as the template for the American dime to this day.</p>
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