A curvy girl’s Half Moon backbend. I’ve had a rough couple of weeks, but this posture has given me so much strength, has helped me re-center, and has been such a release for negative emotions I’ve been carrying around.
Photographed at Bikram Yoga Harrisonburg in VA.
This is the face of a baby who got let loose in my make up case while I was on the toilet. I was wondering why she was so quiet!
I walked in and she was smearing lipstick and concealer all over her face and lips. When she saw me, I laughed and put some on too.
Turt begun to cry when I packed it away so she got a strawberry for her efforts.
Now, to blow dry her hair…
Assata Shakur from Honey Magazine debut issue, 1998. Full article forthcoming.
“In some ways it was easier for my generation. Racism was blatant and obvious. The “Whites Only” signs let us know clearly, what we were up against. Not much has changed, but the system of lies and tricknology is much more sophisticated. Today young people have to be highly informed and acutely analytical, or they will be swept up into a whirlpool of lies and deception.”
That’s why the government wants her dead. They want us to stay in the dark. They don’t want us to know the truth…and this is the truth.