"I'd starve if I ate all the lies they fed"- India.Arie.

Beets & Sweets is the healthy version of politics, popular culture, and food. We aim to counter what society and the media feed to our community. We go beyond the notion of 'you are what you eat' to emphasize that we are what we CONSUME, not only with our mouths, but with our ears, eyes, minds, and spirits.

Each one, teach one to reach one.





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#TBT: Our Love in Numbers

themaritalmission:

Over 8 years of friendship.

3 break-ups.

2 years, 7 months, 21 days of marriage.

12 cities, 6 states, 4 countries, 3 continents visited.

Love always and forever. 

- Mr. & Mrs. McDowell

trueafricanoriginal:

Loyiso Mkize

trueafricanoriginal:

Loyiso Mkize

Kinda Racist? Try Diet Racism!

Share Your Love Story: LeMarquie & Tyalian Fontenot

themaritalmission:

Let’s hear it for the beautiful couple, LeMarquie & Tyalian Fontenot! They are the first couple to be featured in our Share Your Love Story spotlight!

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It’s Time for Men to Speak Up and Out!

Beets says: Ray Rice, CeeLo Green and any other Black guy who demeans, disrespects or abuses our women must be checked, held accountable, and not supported until they seek help and make amends with those who they victimize BY BLACK MEN. I’m tired of women being the ones speaking out and standing against the foolishness of these men. It starts with us fellas. Stop letting your boy get away with talking down on women around you, stop participating in foolish barbershop banter that is demeaning to our sisters, and stop viewing our sisters as an inferior group. That is not the way God intended it to be.

blackourstory:

rebelbaes:

My black year: Maggie Anderson at TEDxGrandRapids

Chicago family Buys Black for a year. Maggie Anderson, shares her experience with that experiment.

Maggie Anderson also Author of the Book based on the experiment:

"Our Black Year"

http://www.amazon.com/Our-Black-Year-Americas-Racially-ebook/dp/B0078XE0FS/ref=la_B001JPCU3U_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1409138343&sr=1-1

Where are the notes??? I mean, this is THE answer, according to much of pro-Black tumbler, so I’d expect more cosigns…

(Source: youtube.com)

itsdivaduh:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

#Community

In the midst of the storm, there is some peace. I love this.

When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victicms.

curvesincolor:

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via The Huffington Post.

lostinurbanism:

"Murdered By Police" via KalanJones (Chicago)

lostinurbanism:

"Murdered By Police" via KalanJones (Chicago)

Say that.

Say that.