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My manicure done by yours truly 💅
What’s My Line? - Lauren Bacall; Durwood Kirby & …:
"Never did like that much," is a baller and superb way to express your irritation with the way the patriarchy refuses to acknowledge how badass you are.
Before World War I, she shot a cigarette out of the mouth of the Kaiser of Germany at his request.
After the war started she sent him a letter asking for another chance, as she was afraid her aim might’ve been a little off.
Annie Fucking Oakley everyone
a Magnolia grandiflora flower in my yard. magnolias are so ancient, they existed before bees did, so they are designed to be pollinated by beetles instead. did you know that? if you ever read the english wikipedia article on magnolias, you did. but if you never did that, well, now you know.
Anahuac woman possibly Maya or a little more south
When your classmates wrinkled their noses at the scent of your lunch still lingering on your clothes,
Even though their ancestors had conquered half the world in search of the spices you ate.
How they jeered at your mother’s bindi, making crude jokes about how ridiculous it looked on her,
And after ten years, how they all wore the exact same ornament on their own foreheads to keep up with the current trends.
When they repeatedly stumbled over the sharp letters which formed your name, forcing you to repeat yourself several times before giving up;
Only to have those very letters tattooed on their own flesh, in a language they do not comprehend.
Your culture belongs to you,
Not to them.
- “You think you’re very clever.”
- “I don’t think it. I know it.”
The Razor’s Edge (1946)
My lovely friend and all around badass Chicana, la señora Yolanda Lopez @yolandalopez8 had a beautiful photo series at tonight’s show! #homegirls #yolandalopez #eastsidestory #chicanaroyalty #shero #lamission #missionculturalcenter
Baby Groot <3 By Maria Castro
I had a dream that I was flirting with Leonardo DiCaprio and I said “what’s your sign?” and he said “DiCapricorn” and I laughed so hard I woke up