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jamilah LEMIEUX

write. fight. love.

naimafreedom:

Illmatic is turning 20, I had to show my respect.

naimafreedom:

Illmatic is turning 20, I had to show my respect.

the30before30:

1) “Life. I wonder, will it take me under?” The answer is an undeniable yes, as we all die. Life delivers you to it’s end. It took me 20 years, but I got you, Nas!

2) I bought my first nice TV. Three months ago. It was sitting in a box in the kitchen until last night, at which point a dear friend…

the30before30:

I started this blog with the goal of posting something a few times a week for each of the 30 weeks before my 30th birthday. Of course, I failed. But I’ve enjoyed writing here when I’ve found the time to do so and the halfway mark sounds like a good time to re-commit. Or re-fail. I was going to do…

the30before30:

I set up a few online dating profiles, but I don’t actively use them to meet people. Here is my expert take on five of the most popular sites. You’re welcome, and feel free to PayPal me for my services.

1) Match.com: I have two Match profiles out in the world, but I can’t login to delete them…

the30before30:

A thing happened. It became a big, draining thing. Have you ever been attacked by thousands of trolls because someone accused you (falsely) of attacking them? Has a Black person ever unleashed hundreds of racists on you? Asking for a me.

Anyway, I responded. Hopefully, this space can become irreverent and fun again next week. 30 comin’…

Internet’s favorite baby is a toddler. HOW IT HAPPEN? WHY IT HAPPEN?

naimafreedom:

REJOICE AND BE GLAD, FOR I AM ONE!

the30before30:

My first print piece was commissioned by Essence in 2010. It was a response to the choice of then-Kim bae Reggie Bush as a cover model—via a stock photo—- for the mag’s February “Black love” issue. I talked about how even sisters who aren’t anti-interracial dating can be made to feel some type of…

naimafreedom:

Yesterday, we saw an 11-month-old who was a smooth 3 inches shorter and 5 pounds lighter than #MiniMilah and she was walking, as I pushed the Princess of Bed Stuy around in this big huge thing. This must be how my mother felt when I stopped making the honor roll.
Get up, get out and get something, Naima.

naimafreedom:

Yesterday, we saw an 11-month-old who was a smooth 3 inches shorter and 5 pounds lighter than #MiniMilah and she was walking, as I pushed the Princess of Bed Stuy around in this big huge thing. This must be how my mother felt when I stopped making the honor roll.

Get up, get out and get something, Naima.

fromtheflyysidewithlove:

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Living in a world where scantily clad women are praised endlessly for their assets and strips of strategically placed lycra are sold as dresses, one would assume that the sight of a breast wouldn’t cause such an uproar. However, if said mammary is being used to feed a child then that my…

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