African people did not hear of culture for the first time from Europeans…their societies were not mindless but frequently had a philosophy of great depth and value and beauty… they had poetry and, above all, they had dignity.

Chinua Achebe, The Role of the Writer in a New Nation  (via erikangstrom)

The Best Detox Foods For…

theyebies:

Losing Weight:

Artichokes
Lemons
Pink Grapefruit
Pineapple
Celery
Chili Peppers

Radiant Skin:

Watermelon
Red Bell Peppers
Avocado
Dark Leafy Greens
Berries
Flaxseed

Fighting Bloating:

Papaya
Ginger
Sauerkraut and Fermented Foods

Strengthening Bones:

Dark Leafy Greens
Green Tea
Broccoli
Almonds
Sesame Seeds