just think about y’all millions and millions of little dark skinned black girls are going to go to the supermarket with their parents this month and when they’re waiting in line at the check out aisle they’re going to look up and see Lupita Nyong’o being hailed as the most beautiful woman in the world god is amazing
Happiness is a risk. If you’re not a little scared, then you’re not doing it right.
When people say “you look nice today,” it makes you think of how you looked the day before.
So, when you tell a child with straightened hair that they look nice, they will begin to equate straight hair with beauty.
And we don’t want a five year old thinking she’s not beautiful on the days her hair isn’t straight.
Kids pick up on things.
So please compliment them every chance they get, even if their hair is in the same bun every time you see them.
"I love how your hair is in such a pretty bun every day" makes a child feel good.
To all the Tumblr users who tend to use tags very liberally:
Let’s play a game.
Type the following words into your tags box, then post the first automatic tag that comes up.
you, also, what, when, why, how, look, because, never, stop