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Community, Fall, and Feminism: Cardi B Touches on Feminism in Recent Interview: "Anything a Man Can Do, I Can Do'" @balleralert Cardi B Touches on Feminism in Recent Interview: โ€œAnything a Man Can Do, I Can Doโ€ - blogged by: @ashleytearra โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In such a superficial, male-dominated industry, CardiB doesnโ€™t fall victim to riding the wave that sheโ€™s โ€œexpectedโ€ to ride. Instead, she has unapologetically crafted her own, with no-holds-barred. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Not only a rapper but a woman, too, the Bronx native certainly has faced many challenges. However, she continues to prevail, time and time againโ€”living loudly and proudlyโ€”despite those who consistently fight so hard to bring her to silence. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € When itโ€™s all said and done, sheโ€™s just a โ€œregular, degular, shmegularโ€ girl, from the streets of NY, who decided to go for itโ€ฆ and won. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Sheโ€™s simply Cardiโ€”no more, no lessโ€”and she proved that in a recent sit-down with i-D Magazine. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € During the candid interview, the 25-year-old opened up about her thoughts on feminism and how her stance in the culture is sometimes underestimated. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œBeing a feminist is such a great thing, and some people feel like someone like me canโ€™t be as great as that,โ€ she says. โ€œThey think feminism is great and only a woman who can speak properly, who has a degree, who is a boss, a businesspersonโ€ฆ they think only [someone like] Michelle Obama can be a feminist.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € And, at a time where even the slightest mention of the word โ€œfeminismโ€ still acts as a touchy topic amongst the millennial community, Cardi didnโ€™t end it there. She spoke her mind and spoke it truthfully. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œBut, being a feminist is real simple; itโ€™s that a woman can do things the same as a man. Iโ€™m equal to a n****. Anything a man can do, I can do,โ€ she adds. โ€œI can finesse, I can hustle. We have the same freedom. I was top of the charts. Iโ€™m a woman, and I did that. I do feel equal to a man.โ€
Community, Fall, and Feminism: Cardi B Touches on Feminism in
 Recent Interview: "Anything a Man
 Can Do, I Can Do'"
 @balleralert
Cardi B Touches on Feminism in Recent Interview: โ€œAnything a Man Can Do, I Can Doโ€ - blogged by: @ashleytearra โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In such a superficial, male-dominated industry, CardiB doesnโ€™t fall victim to riding the wave that sheโ€™s โ€œexpectedโ€ to ride. Instead, she has unapologetically crafted her own, with no-holds-barred. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Not only a rapper but a woman, too, the Bronx native certainly has faced many challenges. However, she continues to prevail, time and time againโ€”living loudly and proudlyโ€”despite those who consistently fight so hard to bring her to silence. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € When itโ€™s all said and done, sheโ€™s just a โ€œregular, degular, shmegularโ€ girl, from the streets of NY, who decided to go for itโ€ฆ and won. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € Sheโ€™s simply Cardiโ€”no more, no lessโ€”and she proved that in a recent sit-down with i-D Magazine. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € During the candid interview, the 25-year-old opened up about her thoughts on feminism and how her stance in the culture is sometimes underestimated. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œBeing a feminist is such a great thing, and some people feel like someone like me canโ€™t be as great as that,โ€ she says. โ€œThey think feminism is great and only a woman who can speak properly, who has a degree, who is a boss, a businesspersonโ€ฆ they think only [someone like] Michelle Obama can be a feminist.โ€ โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € And, at a time where even the slightest mention of the word โ€œfeminismโ€ still acts as a touchy topic amongst the millennial community, Cardi didnโ€™t end it there. She spoke her mind and spoke it truthfully. โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ€œBut, being a feminist is real simple; itโ€™s that a woman can do things the same as a man. Iโ€™m equal to a n****. Anything a man can do, I can do,โ€ she adds. โ€œI can finesse, I can hustle. We have the same freedom. I was top of the charts. Iโ€™m a woman, and I did that. I do feel equal to a man.โ€

Cardi B Touches on Feminism in Recent Interview: โ€œAnything a Man Can Do, I Can Doโ€ - blogged by: @ashleytearra โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ €โ € In such a sup...

Albert Einstein, America, and Blackhistory: Albert Einstein teaching a physics class at Lincoln University (HBCU in Pennsylvania) in 1946. The Nobel prize winning scientist said: "The separation of the races is not a disease of colored people. It is a disease of white people. I do not intend to be quiet about it." Repost @theblaquelioness - Six Ways Albert Einstein Fought for Civil Rights. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 1. Shortly before moving to America, Einstein backed a campaign to defend the Scottsboro Boys, nine Alabama teenagers who were falsely accused of rape in 1931. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 2. When Princeton's Nassau Inn refused to rent a room to contralto opera star Marian Anderson because of her skin color, Einstein invited the singer home as his guest. Their friendship lasted from 1937 until his death in 1955, and Anderson stayed with the Einsteins whenever she visited Princeton. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 3. In 1946, Einstein gave a rare speech at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, a historically black university, where he also accepted an honorary degree. The appearance was significant because Einstein made a habit of turning down all requests to speak at universities. During his speech, he called racism "a disease of white people." โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 4. Einstein was a friend and supporter of African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson, who was blacklisted because of his civil rights work. The pair worked together in 1946 on an anti-lynching petition campaign. In 1952, when Robeson's career had bottomed out because of the blacklisting, Einstein invited Robeson to Princeton as a rebuke to the performer's public castigation. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 5. For decades, Einstein offered public encouragement to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and its founder, W. E. B. Du Bois. And in 1951, when the federal government indicted the 83-year-old Du Bois as a "foreign agent," Einstein offered to appear as a character witness during the trial. The potential publicity convinced the judge to drop the case. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 6. In January 1946, Einstein published an essay, "The Negro Question," in Pageant magazine in which he called racism America's "worst disease." . AlbertEinstein BlackHistory BlackHistoryMonth BlackBoyJoy BlackGirlMagic physics einstein science history pennsylvania
Albert Einstein, America, and Blackhistory: Albert Einstein teaching a physics class at
 Lincoln University (HBCU in Pennsylvania)
 in 1946. The Nobel prize winning scientist
 said: "The separation of the races is not a
 disease of colored people. It is a disease of
 white people. I do not intend to be quiet
 about it."
Repost @theblaquelioness - Six Ways Albert Einstein Fought for Civil Rights. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 1. Shortly before moving to America, Einstein backed a campaign to defend the Scottsboro Boys, nine Alabama teenagers who were falsely accused of rape in 1931. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 2. When Princeton's Nassau Inn refused to rent a room to contralto opera star Marian Anderson because of her skin color, Einstein invited the singer home as his guest. Their friendship lasted from 1937 until his death in 1955, and Anderson stayed with the Einsteins whenever she visited Princeton. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 3. In 1946, Einstein gave a rare speech at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania, a historically black university, where he also accepted an honorary degree. The appearance was significant because Einstein made a habit of turning down all requests to speak at universities. During his speech, he called racism "a disease of white people." โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 4. Einstein was a friend and supporter of African-American actor and singer Paul Robeson, who was blacklisted because of his civil rights work. The pair worked together in 1946 on an anti-lynching petition campaign. In 1952, when Robeson's career had bottomed out because of the blacklisting, Einstein invited Robeson to Princeton as a rebuke to the performer's public castigation. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 5. For decades, Einstein offered public encouragement to the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and its founder, W. E. B. Du Bois. And in 1951, when the federal government indicted the 83-year-old Du Bois as a "foreign agent," Einstein offered to appear as a character witness during the trial. The potential publicity convinced the judge to drop the case. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 6. In January 1946, Einstein published an essay, "The Negro Question," in Pageant magazine in which he called racism America's "worst disease." . AlbertEinstein BlackHistory BlackHistoryMonth BlackBoyJoy BlackGirlMagic physics einstein science history pennsylvania

Repost @theblaquelioness - Six Ways Albert Einstein Fought for Civil Rights. โ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆโ”ˆ 1. Shortly before moving to America, Eins...

America, Best Friend, and Christmas: Yesterday at 6:41 AM My dad for three years, would come work odd jobs in America for 6 months go back to Venezuela for 6 months and that is how we live while Chavez took power in the country. In 2002 my dad left and never came back, that December my mother told us we were going to see him for Christmas break, we came with 2 suitcases, we left our apartment with everything our toys, pictures, furniture, we said goodbye to the family and friends thinking we will see them then again. I came to America to an empty apartment we had an air mattress where the four of us slept. We didn't even have covers and it was a cold December. But they sacrificed, both of them - they worked jobs that nobody else would- my father broke his back and became a stranger for years because he used to work 2 to 3 jobs at time for us to survive and we rarely saw him. ContinueReading: โ€œI can go on about the first couple of years here in America what we went through how my parents were able to provide for my sister and I to get to where we are. My father is my best friend โ€“ my mother is my strength, my fight is not for me but for both of them โ€“ I fight every day for those whose future are in jeopardy and I know mine is too. I donโ€™t want relief if it means harming my community, if it means putting my parents in jeopardy the original Dreamers. We wonโ€™t sell out our friends and families, we wonโ€™t give in this. Know that we will continue to speak up and loud against anything that puts our families at risk. This fight has been going on for 17 years โ€“ so many bills have been put at the table and both parties know that a CleanDreamAct has the bipartisan support to pass. We will continue to put pressure on those who are in power specially Speaker Ryan, the house and both Democrats and Republicans โ€“ I hope yall ready. ProtectDACA ProtectDreamers ProtectFamilies CleanDreamActNow.
America, Best Friend, and Christmas: Yesterday at 6:41 AM
 My dad for three years, would come work odd jobs in
 America for 6 months go back to Venezuela for 6 months
 and that is how we live while Chavez took power in the
 country. In 2002 my dad left and never came back, that
 December my mother told us we were going to see him for
 Christmas break, we came with 2 suitcases, we left our
 apartment with everything our toys, pictures, furniture, we
 said goodbye to the family and friends thinking we will see
 them then again. I came to America to an empty apartment
 we had an air mattress where the four of us slept. We
 didn't even have covers and it was a cold December. But
 they sacrificed, both of them - they worked jobs that
 nobody else would- my father broke his back and became a
 stranger for years because he used to work 2 to 3 jobs at
 time for us to survive and we rarely saw him.
ContinueReading: โ€œI can go on about the first couple of years here in America what we went through how my parents were able to provide for my sister and I to get to where we are. My father is my best friend โ€“ my mother is my strength, my fight is not for me but for both of them โ€“ I fight every day for those whose future are in jeopardy and I know mine is too. I donโ€™t want relief if it means harming my community, if it means putting my parents in jeopardy the original Dreamers. We wonโ€™t sell out our friends and families, we wonโ€™t give in this. Know that we will continue to speak up and loud against anything that puts our families at risk. This fight has been going on for 17 years โ€“ so many bills have been put at the table and both parties know that a CleanDreamAct has the bipartisan support to pass. We will continue to put pressure on those who are in power specially Speaker Ryan, the house and both Democrats and Republicans โ€“ I hope yall ready. ProtectDACA ProtectDreamers ProtectFamilies CleanDreamActNow.

ContinueReading: โ€œI can go on about the first couple of years here in America what we went through how my parents were able to provide for m...