I’m back in Miami, definitely one of my favorite cities. #onassignment #travel #inandout

I’m back in Miami, definitely one of my favorite cities. #onassignment #travel #inandout

March 12, 2014 - Alondra Bailey and Kierra Wimberly, 6th Street, Austin, Texas. “I like the vibe, people are just free, chilling, having a good time. The fact that you can walk down the street and see all these unsigned artists performing is really amazing.” - Kierra Wimberly. Photo by @waynelawrence for @msnbcphoto @awkwardlonnie  @umkiki10

March 12, 2014 - Alondra Bailey and Kierra Wimberly, 6th Street, Austin, Texas. “I like the vibe, people are just free, chilling, having a good time. The fact that you can walk down the street and see all these unsigned artists performing is really amazing.” - Kierra Wimberly. Photo by @waynelawrence for @msnbcphoto @awkwardlonnie @umkiki10

March 11, 2014 - American dreaming at Bourbon Girl bar, Austin, Texas, 2014. #sxsw Photo by @waynelawrence for @msnbcphoto @instituteartist

March 11, 2014 - American dreaming at Bourbon Girl bar, Austin, Texas, 2014. #sxsw Photo by @waynelawrence for @msnbcphoto @instituteartist

"South by just kinda turns Austin into what we want it to be. It’s cool as locals to see people from all over the world come to Austin. Austin is totally the cool town." - Alyssa Lumpee photo by @waynelawrence for @msnbcphoto . Please check out @msnbcphoto over the next few days as we share the sights of #sxsw in Austin, Texas. #sxswmusic

"South by just kinda turns Austin into what we want it to be. It’s cool as locals to see people from all over the world come to Austin. Austin is totally the cool town." - Alyssa Lumpee photo by @waynelawrence for @msnbcphoto . Please check out @msnbcphoto over the next few days as we share the sights of #sxsw in Austin, Texas. #sxswmusic

Sunrise. Inhale. Exhale. Silence. #meditation

Sunrise. Inhale. Exhale. Silence. #meditation

Snoop, 2010. Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera #orchardbeach #thebronxriviera #nyc #culture #history #african #heritage #portrait #waynelawrence

Snoop, 2010. Orchard Beach: The Bronx Riviera #orchardbeach #thebronxriviera #nyc #culture #history #african #heritage #portrait #waynelawrence

Promotional poster for Orchard Beach exhibition at Amerika Haus in Munich, Germany. The work will be on view from 1/27-4/30, 2014. #orchardbeach #thebronxriviera #global #munich #germany

Promotional poster for Orchard Beach exhibition at Amerika Haus in Munich, Germany. The work will be on view from 1/27-4/30, 2014. #orchardbeach #thebronxriviera #global #munich #germany

Memories of summer, MIA series 2013, #urbanbeachweek, #southbeach #miami #fashion #portrait

Memories of summer, MIA series 2013, #urbanbeachweek, #southbeach #miami #fashion #portrait

MIA, 2013. #southbeach #miami #urbanbeachweek #305 #haitians #sakpase #culture

MIA, 2013. #southbeach #miami #urbanbeachweek #305 #haitians #sakpase #culture

"We younger Negro artists who create now intend to express our individual dark-skinned selves without fear or shame. If white people are pleased we are glad. If they are not, it doesn’t matter. We know we are beautiful. And ugly too. If colored people are pleased we are glad. If they are not, their displeasure doesn’t matter either. We build our temples for tomorrow, strong as we know how, and we stand on top of the mountain, free within ourselves."

Langston Hughes, The Negro Artist and the Racial Mountain (via millionen)

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MIA, 2013 #southbeach #miami #urbanbeachweek #ebony #beauty #fashion #portrait

MIA, 2013 #southbeach #miami #urbanbeachweek #ebony #beauty #fashion #portrait

Memories of summer…MIA series 2013. #southbeach #urbanbeachweek

Memories of summer…MIA series 2013. #southbeach #urbanbeachweek

Junot Diaz Speaks Out After Insults To His Dominican-ness

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"It is said that no one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. A nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but its lowest ones."

Nelson Mandela (via dreamhampton1)

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