Ralph Jones Jr., a brilliant 16-year-old who had his pick of colleges and chose Florida A&M University, chatted with The Root about why he went with a historically black school over an Ivy League, and the negative attention he’s getting for his decision.
This warms my heart. Shoutout to all the current students and alum of HBCU’s everywhere!
“Don’t let me go to (insert place) and find out you’re not there”— what your parents say to you when they know you’re trying to lie to them about your plans: African American Proverb: Black Parents Edition (via blackproverbs)
Wow, it’s so great that I have to hide the fact that I’m bisexual whenever I’m in a relationship to avoid being repeatedly questioned and generally degraded by the public at large. It’s wonderful that bisexuals are at a greater risk for abuse from their heterosexual partners than their homosexual ones. It’s so wonderful that “bisexual” means “slut” to so many people. I’m so happy being bisexual with next to zero representation and repeated bi bashing even in media that’s supposedly directed at the LGBTQ community. It’s great that there are so many celebrities that are out as bisexual who are shoved into monosexual identities. It’s so wonderful being a bisexual and not a well-worn, generally accepted identity like lesbian or gay, really.