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20

Oct

As a Muslim, I’m sick of people asking me how I feel about 9/11. What do you want me to say, seriously? Do you want me to say, “It was a great plan, mwahahaha!” before I fly off on a magic carpet?

I was born and raised in this country and was just as shocked as everyone else to learn there were people on this earth so vile as to commit such a horrific attack - or to even think about doing it.

But I didn’t do it. Neither did 99.999999999 percent of the roughly 1.5 billion people in the world who also call themselves Muslims. So why should I or any other Muslim apologize for what happened? Nickleback is planning on releasing another album. Should I ask white people to apologize for that?

Aman Ali

I am going to reblog this quote every year. 

(via lavenderlavia)

(Source: CNN)

19

Oct

"Say What You Need To Say!"

- John Mayer

"Say What You Need To Say!"

- John Mayer

Change is inevitable…Turquoise seas and ocean breezes, Loving you was nice, But it’s a new day, a new season.

Change is inevitable…Turquoise seas and ocean breezes, Loving you was nice, But it’s a new day, a new season.

eternallybeautifullyblack:

Mother to Sonby Langston Hughes
Well, son, I’ll tell you: Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. It’s had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn up, And places with no carpet on the floor— Bare. But all the time  I’se been a-climbin’ on, And reachin’ landin’s, And turnin’ corners, And sometimes goin’ in the dark Where there ain’t been no light. So, boy, don’t you turn back. Don’t you set down on the steps. ‘Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. Don’t you fall now— For I’se still goin’, honey, I’se still climbin’, And life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. 
Image via EVERY THANG BLACK.

eternallybeautifullyblack:

Mother to Son
by Langston Hughes

Well, son, I’ll tell you:
Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.
It’s had tacks in it,
And splinters,
And boards torn up,
And places with no carpet on the floor—
Bare.
But all the time 
I’se been a-climbin’ on,
And reachin’ landin’s,
And turnin’ corners,
And sometimes goin’ in the dark
Where there ain’t been no light.
So, boy, don’t you turn back.
Don’t you set down on the steps.
‘Cause you finds it’s kinder hard.
Don’t you fall now—
For I’se still goin’, honey,
I’se still climbin’,
And life for me ain’t been no crystal stair. 

Image via EVERY THANG BLACK.

radiicaaal:

 I looked at you

And felt something strange inside me

It made me want to rip out all the stars in the sky

And never fall asleep

And sing until I lost my voice

I think I’m in love with you

lyrictoasong:

MAYA ANGELOU❤️👑

 -Faith Is The Evidence Of Things Not Seen.

lyrictoasong:

MAYA ANGELOU❤️👑

-Faith Is The Evidence Of Things Not Seen.

lyrictoasong:

MAYA ANGELOU❤️👑

-I intend to use my energy constructively instead of destructively…

lyrictoasong:

MAYA ANGELOU❤️👑

-I intend to use my energy constructively instead of destructively…