I want to go see a blue grass band live. Anyone want to make it a date?
I thought I’d share one more picture from this extraordinary collection that will soon be featured in an exhibition in London. I think some of these fabulous vintage Black people, like boxing champion Peter Jackson, are worthy of their own movie. Where are you Idris Elba? Jamie Foxx? From The Guardian:
"Peter Jackson, December 2, 1889. Born in 1860 in St Croix, then the Danish West Indies, Jackson was a boxing champion who spent long periods of time touring Europe. In England, he staged the famous fight against Jem Smith at the Pelican Club in 1889. In 1888 he claimed the title of Australian heavyweight champion. Photo: Hulton Archive/Getty Images.
Back in the 1970s, lumber companies hired reforestation teams to replant trees in areas that had been decimated by logging.
Nahanni Arntzen’s parents worked in one of these camps, and her father captured over 500 Kodachrome photographs of the experience. Currently, she’s seeking funding on Kickstarter to publish a book of these unseen beauties!
via Cool Hunting
WHY DOES THIS MAKE ME SO HAPPY EVERYTIME I SEE IT
I saw the most handsome bearded fellow on the train. He was dressed like a Gant model from the f/w 12’ collection and was darning his socks. I think I’m in love.
Appleton Pass, 2014.
Earthy and Ethereal
In a new video from social justice-oriented T-shirt company FCKH8, several Ferguson children lampoon the excuses white people give to avoid getting involved in ending discrimination in America and deliver a call to action to stomp out racism.
THIS IS THE BEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN