"If I had the choice to be whatever I wanted to be I would be a flower merchant, I may lose financially, but I will not lose (totally) with the beautiful scents that surround me."
-Omar Ibn Al-Khattab (radhi Allah anhu)
Just before 2 pm EDT, the New York City Police Department called via Twitter for photos of citizens with its officers. Almost immediately the campaign #myNYPD seemed to backfire, as users flooded the hashtag with photos decrying alleged police brutality.
عن عمران بن الحصين، عن الرسول ﷺ قال: “ الحياءُ لا يَأْتِي إِلَّا بِخَيْرٍ" صحيح مسلم
Narrated `Imran bin Husain said:
The Prophet (ﷺ) said, “Haya’ (pious shyness from committing religious indiscretions) does not bring anything except good." Sahih Muslim
I think we still live in a culture that assumes that men are single by choice and women are single because no one wants them.
Sara Eckel, This is Why You’re Still Single (It’s Not Why You Think) (via aprettypastiche)
This is so true
For most Black people, the definition of progress is college educated Blacks being drafted by the White social order to be used as a bourgeois buffer zone against the masses of Black people.