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bearythebear:

subconsciouscelebrity:

The meanings of a few names that people would typically think are ghetto and meaningless
LAKEISHA: a swahili name meaning “favorite one”
LATEEFAH: a north african name meaning “gentle and pleasant”
LATONIA: a latin name. latonia was the mother of diana in roman mythology
LATISHA: means “happiness”
TAKIYA: a north african name meaning “righteous”
ESHE. African Swahili name meaning “immortal”
KALISHA. Probably from the Galla word kalisha “sorcerer, wizard, witch doctor, magician”
LEENA (لينا). Another spelling of Arabic Lina (q.v.), meaning “softness.” In use in Africa.
MAKENA. African Kikuyu name meaning “the happy one.”
NIA. African Swahili name meaning “intention, life purpose, mind.”
MONIFA. African Yoruba name, meaning “I am luck,” from mo “I,” and ifa “profit, luck.”
NUBIA. Unisex. African. From the name of the country Nubia, meaning “land of gold,” from the Coptic word for gold.
AYANA : Ethiopian female name meaning “beautiful flower.”
SHANIKA. Unisex. African Bantu name, probably meaning “young one from the wilderness.”
SALINA. African. A name in use in Kenya. It may mean “merciful.”
TAMEKA. Another spelling of the African Congo name Tamika (q.v.), meaning “a twin,”
TAMELA. African Zulu name meaning “she who basks in the sun,”
AMARA. f. African. From the Swahili word amara, meaning “urgent business.”  Hindu. name meaning “immortal.” African. Ethiopian. Amharic amari, meaning “agreeable, pleasing.”
CHICHI f Western African, Igbo Diminutive of Igbo names beginning with the element Chi meaning “God”.
IMANI f & m Eastern African, Swahili, African American Means “faith” in Swahili, ultimately of Arabic origin.
AZIZA f means “Respected. Darling.” Muslim,African, Egyptian, Arabic, Somali name meaning “gorgeous.
DALIA/DALILA f means “Gentle.” African, Arabic, American, Egyptian, Spanish, African, Hebrew
BIBI : An East African female name meaning “daughter of a king.” Also a Kiswahili word meaning “lady” or “grandmother.”
ADA : Ibo of Nigeria name for firstborn females.
ZENA : Ethiopian name meaning “news” or “fame.”
JAMILAH f means “Beautiful.” Arabic, Muslim, African
KALIFA f means “Chaste; holy.” African
RASHIDI/RASHIDA f means “Wise.” Egyptian African Swahili name meaning “righteous.”
TAJ means “Crown.” Indian,Sanskrit, African
FATUMA : Popular Swahili and Somali versions of the name Muslim name, FATIMA, meaning “weaned.”
NANA : Ghanaian name meaning “mother of the Earth.”
AJA : High Priestess of Mecca.
ADINA : Amharic of Ethiopia word sometimes used as a female name, meaning “she has saved.”
BALINDA : A Rutooro of Uganda name meaning “patience, endurance, fortitude.” (Balinda is also used as a male name in Uganda.)
FANTA : Guinea and Cote D’Ivoire name meaning “beautiful day.”
KAYA : Ghanaian name meaning “stay and don’t go back.”
LAYLA , LAILA , LEYLA , LEILA : Swahili and Muslim name meaning “born at night.”
SHANI : Swahili name meaning “marvelous.”
ANAYA : Ibo of Eastern Nigeria name meaning “look up to God.”
TANISHA , TANI : Hausa of W. Africa name meaning “born on Monday.”
ZAKIYA : Swahili name meaning “smart, intelligent.”
TITI : Nigerian name meaning “flower.”
SAFIA , SAFIYA , SAFIYEH , SAFIYYAH : Swahili and Arabic name meaning “pure and wise” or “lion’s share.”
LULU : Swahili and Muslim name meaning “pearl” or “precious.”
KADIJA , KHADIJA : Swahili name meaning “born prematurely.”
AMINA : Somali and Muslim female name meaning “trustful, honest” and referring to Muhammed’s mother. This name is popular with the Hausa of West Africa.

What about sherkeisha?

When I first put this together I never thought I’d get so many dumbass racists who still wish to make fun of our names, mostly with the reply “what about sharkeisha?”…. We’ll here u go have fun with it. SHAR- has an African origin meaning “lord of peace” - see similar names like: Achishar, Ahishar, Ashar, Bashar, Bashshar, Eshar, Ishar, Natashar, Raishar, Trisharhttp://www.babynology.com/meaning-shar-f0.html#dWeCiX4FYQlKsOR2.99KEISHA - is a African girl name. The meaning of the name is `favourite` http://www.encyclo.co.uk/define/keisha Even after 30k notes lmao smh

bearythebear:

subconsciouscelebrity:

The meanings of a few names that people would typically think are ghetto and meaningless

LAKEISHA: a swahili name meaning “favorite one”

LATEEFAH: a north african name meaning “gentle and pleasant”

LATONIA: a latin name. latonia was the mother of diana in roman mythology

LATISHA: means “happiness”

TAKIYA: a north african name meaning “righteous”

ESHE. African Swahili name meaning “immortal”

KALISHA. Probably from the Galla word kalisha “sorcerer, wizard, witch doctor, magician”

LEENA (لينا). Another spelling of Arabic Lina (q.v.), meaning “softness.” In use in Africa.

MAKENA. African Kikuyu name meaning “the happy one.”

NIA. African Swahili name meaning “intention, life purpose, mind.”

MONIFA. African Yoruba name, meaning “I am luck,” from mo “I,” and ifa “profit, luck.”

NUBIA. Unisex. African. From the name of the country Nubia, meaning “land of gold,” from the Coptic word for gold.

AYANA : Ethiopian female name meaning “beautiful flower.”

SHANIKA. Unisex. African Bantu name, probably meaning “young one from the wilderness.”

SALINA. African. A name in use in Kenya. It may mean “merciful.”

TAMEKA. Another spelling of the African Congo name Tamika (q.v.), meaning “a twin,”

TAMELA. African Zulu name meaning “she who basks in the sun,”

AMARA. f. African. From the Swahili word amara, meaning “urgent business.”
Hindu. name meaning “immortal.”
African. Ethiopian. Amharic amari, meaning “agreeable, pleasing.”

CHICHI f Western African, Igbo
Diminutive of Igbo names beginning with the element Chi meaning “God”.

IMANI f & m Eastern African, Swahili, African American
Means “faith” in Swahili, ultimately of Arabic origin.

AZIZA f means “Respected. Darling.” Muslim,African, Egyptian, Arabic, Somali name meaning “gorgeous.

DALIA/DALILA f means “Gentle.”
African, Arabic, American, Egyptian, Spanish, African, Hebrew

BIBI : An East African female name meaning “daughter of a king.” Also a Kiswahili word meaning “lady” or “grandmother.”

ADA : Ibo of Nigeria name for firstborn females.

ZENA : Ethiopian name meaning “news” or “fame.”

JAMILAH f means “Beautiful.”
Arabic, Muslim, African

KALIFA f means “Chaste; holy.”
African

RASHIDI/RASHIDA f means
“Wise.” Egyptian African Swahili name meaning “righteous.”

TAJ means “Crown.”
Indian,Sanskrit, African

FATUMA : Popular Swahili and Somali versions of the name Muslim name, FATIMA, meaning “weaned.”

NANA : Ghanaian name meaning “mother of the Earth.”

AJA : High Priestess of Mecca.

ADINA : Amharic of Ethiopia word sometimes used as a female name, meaning “she has saved.”

BALINDA : A Rutooro of Uganda name meaning “patience, endurance, fortitude.” (Balinda is also used as a male name in Uganda.)

FANTA : Guinea and Cote D’Ivoire name meaning “beautiful day.”

KAYA : Ghanaian name meaning “stay and don’t go back.”

LAYLA , LAILA , LEYLA , LEILA : Swahili and Muslim name meaning “born at night.”

SHANI : Swahili name meaning “marvelous.”

ANAYA : Ibo of Eastern Nigeria name meaning “look up to God.”

TANISHA , TANI : Hausa of W. Africa name meaning “born on Monday.”

ZAKIYA : Swahili name meaning “smart, intelligent.”

TITI : Nigerian name meaning “flower.”

SAFIA , SAFIYA , SAFIYEH , SAFIYYAH : Swahili and Arabic name meaning “pure and wise” or “lion’s share.”

LULU : Swahili and Muslim name meaning “pearl” or “precious.”

KADIJA , KHADIJA : Swahili name meaning “born prematurely.”

AMINA : Somali and Muslim female name meaning “trustful, honest” and referring to Muhammed’s mother. This name is popular with the Hausa of West Africa.

What about sherkeisha?

When I first put this together I never thought I’d get so many dumbass racists who still wish to make fun of our names, mostly with the reply “what about sharkeisha?”…. We’ll here u go have fun with it.

SHAR- has an African origin meaning “lord of peace” - see similar names like:
Achishar, Ahishar, Ashar, Bashar, Bashshar, Eshar, Ishar, Natashar, Raishar, Trishar
http://www.babynology.com/meaning-shar-f0.html#dWeCiX4FYQlKsOR2.99

KEISHA - is a African girl name. The meaning of the name is `favourite`
http://www.encyclo.co.uk/define/keisha

Even after 30k notes lmao smh

The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it.
(via ourafrica)
The following is a list of the pyramid or ceremonial structures in Central America. In many cases they are not true pyramids, but pyramids none the less. 
•Altun - Belize
•Caracol - Belize 
•Caracol (temple of the wooden •Lintel Maya) -Belize 
•Lamanai (Mask Temple) -Belize
•Lamanai (High Temple) - Belize 
•Lamanai (Temple of the Jaguar) -Belize 
•Lubaantun - Belize 
•Nim Li Punit - Belize 
•Xunantunich - Belize 
•San Andres - El Salvador
•Tazumal - El Salvador
•Aguateca - Guatemala 
•Dos Pilas - Guatemala 
•Kiminaljuyu - Guatemala (200 pyramidal mounds & platforms 
•El Mirardor La Danta - Guatemala 
•El Mirador El Tigre - Guatemala 
•Mixco Viejo - Guatemala 
•Tikal - Guatemala 
•Copan - Honduras 
•Bonampak - Mexico
•Calakmul - Mexico
•Chicken Itza Pyramid temple - Mexico
•Cholula Great pyramid -Mexico
•Coba Nohoch Mul Pyramid- Mexico
•Coba La Iglesia - Mexico 
•Coba Crossroads Temple -Mexico 
•El Tajin - Mexico 
•La Venta Great Pyramid 
•Panlenque Temple if the Cross - Mexico 
•Palenque Temple of the Inscriptions - Mexico 
•Santa Cecilia Acatitlan - Mexico 
• Tenayuca - Mexico
•Tenochtitlan - Mexico
•Tenochtitlan pyramid of the sun -Mexico 
•Tenochtitlan Pyramid of the Moon - Mexico
•El Tepozteco - Mexico 
•Tula - hidalgo Mexico 
•Uxmal Pyramid of the Magician - Mexico 
•Uxmal La Gran Pyramid - Mexico
•Xochicalco Temple of the Feather Serpent - Mexico
•Xochitecatl Pyramid of Flowers - Mexico 
•Xochitecatl Spiral stepped pyramid - Mexico 
•Yaxchilan - Mexico 
This is a list of 45 pyramids and temple pyramids. Some of these structures do not exist alone but belong to an entire pyramid complex containing several other pyramids. a good example is Kaminaljuyu, which contains 200 platforms as well as pyramidal mounds. By here volume, Central America has the largest groups if pyramid temples in the world - “The first Americans were Africans” - David Imhotep pg. 123

The following is a list of the pyramid or ceremonial structures in Central America. In many cases they are not true pyramids, but pyramids none the less.
•Altun - Belize
•Caracol - Belize
•Caracol (temple of the wooden •Lintel Maya) -Belize
•Lamanai (Mask Temple) -Belize
•Lamanai (High Temple) - Belize
•Lamanai (Temple of the Jaguar) -Belize
•Lubaantun - Belize
•Nim Li Punit - Belize
•Xunantunich - Belize
•San Andres - El Salvador
•Tazumal - El Salvador
•Aguateca - Guatemala
•Dos Pilas - Guatemala
•Kiminaljuyu - Guatemala (200 pyramidal mounds & platforms
•El Mirardor La Danta - Guatemala
•El Mirador El Tigre - Guatemala
•Mixco Viejo - Guatemala
•Tikal - Guatemala
•Copan - Honduras
•Bonampak - Mexico
•Calakmul - Mexico
•Chicken Itza Pyramid temple - Mexico
•Cholula Great pyramid -Mexico
•Coba Nohoch Mul Pyramid- Mexico
•Coba La Iglesia - Mexico
•Coba Crossroads Temple -Mexico
•El Tajin - Mexico
•La Venta Great Pyramid
•Panlenque Temple if the Cross - Mexico
•Palenque Temple of the Inscriptions - Mexico
•Santa Cecilia Acatitlan - Mexico
• Tenayuca - Mexico
•Tenochtitlan - Mexico
•Tenochtitlan pyramid of the sun -Mexico
•Tenochtitlan Pyramid of the Moon - Mexico
•El Tepozteco - Mexico
•Tula - hidalgo Mexico
•Uxmal Pyramid of the Magician - Mexico
•Uxmal La Gran Pyramid - Mexico
•Xochicalco Temple of the Feather Serpent - Mexico
•Xochitecatl Pyramid of Flowers - Mexico
•Xochitecatl Spiral stepped pyramid - Mexico
•Yaxchilan - Mexico

This is a list of 45 pyramids and temple pyramids. Some of these structures do not exist alone but belong to an entire pyramid complex containing several other pyramids. a good example is Kaminaljuyu, which contains 200 platforms as well as pyramidal mounds. By here volume, Central America has the largest groups if pyramid temples in the world - “The first Americans were Africans” - David Imhotep pg. 123

theunderbellygroup:

Child Please…. 😬☺️#knowthyself #spiritualbeing #love #higherconsciousness #higherawakening #reprogramconsciousness #Melanin #3rdEye #Kundalini #Namaste #cocreators

theunderbellygroup:

Child Please…. 😬☺️#knowthyself #spiritualbeing #love #higherconsciousness #higherawakening #reprogramconsciousness #Melanin #3rdEye #Kundalini #Namaste #cocreators

subconsciouscelebrity:

It’s that time again!! The POC (people of color) meet up crew is having another gathering this summer! Same location as last year! 

Hosted by @subconsciouscelebrity

When: 
Saturday August 2nd @12:00 until
( If severe rain/bad weather we will postpone and meet 8/3/14

Where:
118th st and morningside Ave in west Harlem.  @Morningside Park 
Trains: A,C,B, & D to 125th st. or 
C&B to 116th st.

What to expect: fun in the sun discussing a multitude of topics and sharing knowledge to raise consciosness with young, positive, vibrant,  melanated ppls. 

Come hang out and build with many of the faces behind the people you follow on tumblr & Instagram! 
Afterwards we will be walking to uptown juice bar (vegan restaurant) for food. Feel free to Byob (food, drinks, snacks, blanket in case we sit in the grass, whatever u like.

To see past meetups and info Follow our tumblr  @ www.pocmeetup.tumblr.com 
or email me @
Jbillz124@gmail.com

subconsciouscelebrity:

It’s that time again!! The POC (people of color) meet up crew is having another gathering this summer! Same location as last year!

Hosted by @subconsciouscelebrity

When:
Saturday August 2nd @12:00 until
( If severe rain/bad weather we will postpone and meet 8/3/14

Where:
118th st and morningside Ave in west Harlem. @Morningside Park
Trains: A,C,B, & D to 125th st. or
C&B to 116th st.

What to expect: fun in the sun discussing a multitude of topics and sharing knowledge to raise consciosness with young, positive, vibrant, melanated ppls.

Come hang out and build with many of the faces behind the people you follow on tumblr & Instagram!
Afterwards we will be walking to uptown juice bar (vegan restaurant) for food. Feel free to Byob (food, drinks, snacks, blanket in case we sit in the grass, whatever u like.

To see past meetups and info Follow our tumblr @ www.pocmeetup.tumblr.com
or email me @
Jbillz124@gmail.com

gohoneycocolove:

What Really Happened in the Congo: Belgium’s ‘Heart of Darkness’

Leopold famously said when he was forced to hand over the Congo Free State to the Belgian nation: “I will give them my Congo but they have no right to know what I have done there,” and proceeded to burn archives.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/belgium-confronts-its-heart-of-darkness-6151923.html

Did y’all know about this?

gotitforcheap:

2014 S/S School Shooter Uniform