Yo ive been crying for an hour over this fb video my friend sent me of this jamaican lady bitching about game requests. She was like ‘nobody got time to resuce imaginary pet and farm imaginary farm. if unna love farm so much go a St. Elizabeth, buy a quarter acre land and plant some some banana!’ #DEAD 😂😂😂
The Rock on wrestling again, and wrestling Roman at WM31. (Please just fight your cousin for goodness sakes lol)
Dancehall in JapanDiscover more about the unexpected success of dancehall and reggae in Japan.
In the first film of a trilogy exploring music scenes around the world, we investigate the continuing, somewhat unlikely success of dancehall and reggae in Japan.
The principle characters include Yokohama’s soundsystem kings Mighty Crown who in many ways paved the way for the scene as it is today.
Batty Bom Bom is one of the scene’s most well known dancers and is a former winner of the prestigious annual Dancehall Queen competition.
The Illmatic Gyalz don’t only teach newcomers to the scene how to do the dance moves, they also educate them on Jamaican culture and language.
For all, dancehall is a fundamental part of their life and the music, the style and the culture runs through them. Whilst outsiders may find their fascination bizarre, the scene is as energetic and vibrant as anywhere on the planet.
Dancehall in JapanDiscover more about the unexpected success of dancehall and reggae in Japan
Japan has always been known as a nation that is extremely passionate about music, with committed scenes devoted to all corners of the musical spectrum. One thriving scene out there that may be less familiar to some, is dancehall. This is in no way ironic, there are groups of fans with a serious interest in all aspects of Jamaican culture from the language to the reggae soundsystems. This gallery focuses on the dancehall crews of Tokyo and Yokohama, including Japanese artists, DJs, MCs and of course, the dancers also known as dancehall queens.
A list of the tracks that continue to inspire dancehall and reggae culture globally.
People who act like it’s a POCs responsibility to be cordial and composed when interacting with racists instead of it being a person’s responsibility to not be a fucking shit-stain racist baffle me
everyone you’ve ever loved has said some problematic shit: a novel
you have also said some problematic shit: the sequel
having said problematic shit does not necessarily make you or anyone else a bad person, just be aware of it, don’t say it again, and don’t make fucking excuses for people who continue to say problematic shit: the thrilling conclusion
Fifty Shades of Domestic Abuse
50 Shades of Damaging Stereotypes
Fifty Shades of Wanna Guess How Many People Will Be Hospitalized Due To Flesh Wounds From Improper Knots After The Movie?
50 Shades of Glorified Abuse
50 Shades of Kidney Damage from Incompetent Crop Use
Fifty Shades of Pathological Violence Due To Past Trauma Isn’t Kink
ppl who constantly radiate bad vibes are so exhausting like how are you always so that way
some people feel pressured by labels, and therefor don’t like to label their sexuality
some people find comfort in labels, and labeling their sexuality has given them a feeling of belonging
both are completely fine
i’m not sure why some people still can’t comprehend this
The Haitian Revolution - A short Reading List (of Anglophone scholars)
"More than two hundred years after Haitian independence was declared on January 1, 1804, it remains a challenge to perceive the spirit that fueled the first abolition of slavery in the New World and gave rise to the second independent nation in the Americas. As recently as ten years ago, the Haitian Revolution (1789-1804), which created “Haiti” out of the ashes of French Saint Domingue, was the least understood of the three great democratic revolutions that transformed the Atlantic world in the last quarter of the eighteenth century. That is no longer true. In the decade since the 2004 bicentennial, a genuine explosion of scholarship on the Saint-Domingue revolution has profoundly enriched our memory of what Hannah Arendt, in her comparative study of the American and French revolutions, called “the revolutionary tradition and its lost treasure”. It is not clear to what extent this development has affected broader public understandings of the Haitian predicament, however."
By Professor Malick W. Ghachem for the John Carter Brown Library online exposition: “The Other Revolution: Haiti 1789-1804.”
- The Black Jacobins: Toussaint L’Ouverture and the San Domingo Revolution by CLR James *
- The Making Haiti: Saint Domingue Revolution From Below by Carolyn E. Fick
- Avengers of the New World: The Story of the Haitian Revolution by Laurent Dubois
- A Concise History of the Haitian Revolution by Jeremy D. Popkin
- Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804: A Brief History with Documents by Laurent Dubois and John D. Garrigus
- Universal Emancipation: The Haitian Revolution and the Radical Enlightenment by Nick Nesbitt
- Hegel, Haiti, and Universal History by Susan Buck-Morss
- The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution by Malick W. Ghachem
- You Are All Free: The Haitian Revolution and the Abolition of Slavery by Jeremy D. Popkin
- The World of the Haitian Revolution by David Patrick Geggus and Norman Fiering