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bollyh00d

#repost @brownhistory 🦁🦁🦁

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desi_videsi_hangover

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sogginachos

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ami.mati

Projapoti ta.. 🦋 Reminiscing the heat, the sweat, the love and pride of this day and put into this photoshoot. That's what keeps me warm. #nakshibari coming soon! Also making a special appearance at @thenycgrind this Saturday at 7pm! 📷 my mama

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circastik

Waiting for my body wash by her xD. . #memes #lovely #mother #mom #brownculture #funny #lol #lmao #lol

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lisharajput

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lisharajput

I look like a dukhi athma waiting for love but in reality I’m just waiting for graduation day so I can go to law school ✌🏽 Pc: @masashiro_tsumi • • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #sonyphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #vougeindia #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #sony #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #modeling #southasianfashion #southasian

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2tribes1nation

This Aztec Warrior Mask is the only of its kind. It took a long time to get it as the Artesian did not want to part with it because it was his favorite. We are thankful and happy that we have this to offer. This is a unique one of a kind hand carved Mask made by a Maya artisan from Chichen Itza. This piece is a Mask of a Maya Warrior worshiping Corn (maiz) God - as seen by his earrings.  The artisan, Balo, is a descendant of the Mayan civilization. His first language is Yucatec Maya. He is a good friend of mine and recently gave me some of his pieces during my last visit. This is a flat piece: 16" height x 12" length x 5" width. Any questions please ask! We have many other pieces and would be happy to do a package deal. $250.00USD. @TWOTRIBESONENATION WWW.TWOTRIBESONENATION.US #US #CULTURE #XI #AMARU #ART #MEXICANCULTURE #MASKS #BROWNCULTURE #AZTEC #MEXICO #YUCATAN #AZTECA #NATIVES #TRIBAL #MUSEUM #TRIBALISM #TWOTRIBES #WARRIOR #TRIBALMASKS #HERITAGE #AFROMEXICANS

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illasdope

Bunch of lotay #lotay#pinklotay#desilife#brownculture#art#artist#visualart#visualartist#artistatwork#digitalmontage#satire

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nihithawoona

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ami.mati

Who's proud to be Bengali? Huge SHOUTOUT TO THE creators of @banglamuralproject! Much love and respect to you for embracing your roots 🇧🇩. .(that song is one of my covers from YouTube if you were wondering who's singing in the background 😅) #Repost @banglamuralproject • • • • • More love for the bangla mural from Australia, Canada, and the Bronx! #banglamuralproject Thank you @miniinaaz, @everyday.like.this, and @ami.mati 🙏🏻🇧🇩

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justbrownstar

#MyDNA 🌍 Shirts are available for purchase #NOW#RedBlackGreen # #FlagsOfAfrica #Jamaica 🇯🇲 #Barbados 🇧🇧 #PuertoRico 🇵🇷 #DominicanRepublic 🇩🇴 #Mexico 🇲🇽 #TurksAndCaicos 🇹🇨 #TrinidadAndTobago 🇹🇹. To reserve a shirt or to request a Country not represented or a Custom design, DM Us. #Heritage #Culture #BlackCulture #BrownCulture #AfricanAmericans #Hispanics. Visit our store FB store at facebook.com/JustBrownStar or our website www.WereJustDope.com for the latest in t shirt designs from the Brown Star Group. #JustDope #WereJustDope #RealJustDope #Hustle #BlackExcellence #Fresh #TShirts #Designs #BSG www.brownstargroup.org #IG @therealqueensupreme @dj_king_supreme @justbrownstar

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lisharajput

She says thank you next, I say shukriya, dafa hoja. Hey Hey, it’s cuffing season so let’s talk about love! In the desi community, with our Bollywood movies and social constructs, the idea of “the one” is so romanticized and glorified. Breakups, divorces, separations are all seen as taboo. Then, of course, there is“log kya kahenge.” Our movies show how a girl and boy fall in love on the first try and that’s it, their first love is the one. Then we have the older generations who were arranged to get married and have been married since then for 80 years and expect the upcoming generations to continue this tradition. I have seen so many couples confine themselves into this idea. The infatuation with a Bollywood romance, societal pressure, family expectations, and so many other factors cause people to stay in such unhealthy, toxic relationships where they clearly are not happy. We’re all human, we all need and crave love and happiness and finding both is such a process, both of self-understanding and self-growth. A concept as abstract as love can’t be understood on the first try, sometimes that is the case, but most times it’s not and it’s important to understand that, it’s important to step out of these artificial boundaries and put your self care, love, respect above it all. Every relationship simply becomes a stepping stone and learning opportunity to better understand YOUR idea and want of love, but until then, thank you, next. PC/HAIR/MAKEUP/EDITING: LISHAAA

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lisharajput

Be your own muse Be your own definition of perfection Be so good, even if they try to replace you, it’s a failed attempt Just be you 💛 Pc: @toni_shae 🌿 • • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #canonphotography #style #desi #fashion #modeling #vougeindia #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #canon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #modeling #southasianfashion

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nihithawoona

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sogginachos

So incredibly proud of these pictures not only because of how amazing they turned out but also because this shoot was the brainchild of my friend @janudimpu (AKA Janu my Janu) who is a wonderful, talented, passionate, and dedicated human being Makeup: @simplynicholechandrathil Hair: @beautybyjlis Models: @sogginachos Jewelry: @zarafashionsofficial Outfits: @shopkynah Photographers: @nihithawoona Creative director: @janudimpu #brownexcellence #brownculture #brownfashion #urbandesi #desiculture #desifashion #indianfashion #americanindian #kynah #zaraofficialcollection

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crownthebrown_

@anilsankaramanchi ・・・ Getchu a man(e)🦁 Makeup: @simplynicholechandrathil Hair: @beautybyjlis Photographers: @arthi_prabhakar Creative director: @janudimpu #brownexcellence #brownculture #brownfashion #urbandesi #desiculture #desifashion #indianfashion #americanindian #southasian_lifestyle #bollyshakestyle __________________________________________________________ To be featured be sure to follow @crownthebrown_ , tag us in your posts sharing your experience as a South Asian and how you wish to make a change. Use the hashtag #crownthebrown ! 👑

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nihithawoona

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lisharajput

The color brown isn’t as finite as it’s syllables make it seem to be. When I think of brown I think of earthy mixtures coming together. I think of cinnamon and honey. I think of caramel hair. I think of tree barks in the rain. I think of masala chai on a Sunday morning. I think of sweet chocolate. I think of a web of brown hues that intermingle to create chestnut eyes. These are all different types of brown but they’re brown nonetheless. Brown girls aren’t any different. Our kind carries different shades, hues, tints of melanin when mixed together to make one unifying color, brown. Now it’s not news that those on the darker side of the spectrum have to fight ten times as hard to be accepted and recognized for their beauty but they can’t fight alone. And it doesn’t make this fight easier when those on the lighter side accept the “compliments” they get when people bring down darker girls. When they smile as people applaud them for using fair and lovely, or not playing in the sun. When they spend hours trying to mold themselves into the Eurocentric definition of beauty since they’re already halfway there. This simply perpetuates the ongoing problem of colorism that continues to linger in the desi community and won’t stop if us brown girls view each other as competition and comparative figures instead of a unifying force that can grow and uplift one another as not better or worse but as brown girls. Pc 📸: @shayshotz 💄: @safina.khann

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nihithawoona

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crownthebrown_

@janudimpu ・・・ Brown Excellence- my manifesto on loving my culture, no matter where I am. What started out in the summer as just a little idea in my brain, came to life a month ago with the help of some wonderful people and sponsors. Inspired by brands such as @tinted, Brown Excellence portrays the power of brown skin in modern America. Strutting down downtown Dallas full bridal, we got wide-open mouthed stares, people getting out of cars in the middle of traffic just to take our picture—proving to me how rich our culture stands to be. As a first generation immigrant, blending my Indian heritage with my new found American pride has always been a struggle. I could never find the right proportions to respect both my identities. How much is too much? How little is too little? However, over time I learned that all that matters is you're comfortable with however much it is, and this is definitely where I'm comfortable now. Brown Excellence—my brain child, is a result of my new found space where I’m bold enough to love my culture and adapt to my environment, the downtown setting. . . Makeup: @simplynicholechandrathil ⁣ Hair: @beautybyjlis⁣ Models: @janudimpu @anilsankaramanchi @sogginachos @arthi_prabhakar @juhzkumar @anjalikpatel_⁣ Jewelry: @avyacollections @zarafashionsofficial⁣ Outfits: @shaziajamallabel @kyraandvir ⁣ Photographers: @nihithawoona @tomothomas⁣ Creative director: @janudimpu . #brownexcellence #brownculture #brownfashion #urbandesi #desiculture #desifashion #indianfashion #americanindian #kyraandvir #shaziajamallabel #avyacollections #zaraofficialcollection #southasian_lifestyle __________________________________________________________ To be featured be sure to follow @crownthebrown_ , tag us in your posts sharing your experience as a South Asian and how you wish to make a change. Use the hashtag #crownthebrown ! 👑

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nihithawoona

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lisharajput

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anjalikpatel_

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janudimpu

Brown Excellence- my manifesto on loving my culture, no matter where I am. What started out in the summer as just a little idea in my brain, came to life a month ago with the help of some wonderful people and sponsors. Inspired by brands such as @tinted, Brown Excellence portrays the power of brown skin in modern America. Strutting down downtown Dallas full bridal, we got wide-open mouthed stares, people getting out of cars in the middle of traffic just to take our picture—proving to me how rich our culture stands to be. As a first generation immigrant, blending my Indian heritage with my new found American pride has always been a struggle. I could never find the right proportions to respect both my identities. How much is too much? How little is too little? However, over time I learned that all that matters is you're comfortable with however much it is, and this is definitely where I'm comfortable now. Brown Excellence—my brain child, is a result of my new found space where I’m bold enough to love my culture and adapt to my environment, the downtown setting. . . . . . . . . Makeup: @simplynicholechandrathil ⁣ Hair: @beautybyjlis⁣ Models: @janudimpu @anilsankaramanchi @sogginachos @arthi_prabhakar @juhzkumar @anjalikpatel_⁣ Jewelry: @avyacollections @zarafashionsofficial⁣ Outfits: @shaziajamallabel @kyraandvir ⁣ Photographers: @nihithawoona @tomothomas⁣ Creative director: @janudimpu . . . . #brownexcellence #brownculture #brownfashion #urbandesi #desiculture #desifashion #indianfashion #americanindian #kyraandvir #shaziajamallabel #avyacollections #zaraofficialcollection #southasian_lifestyle #bollyshakestyle

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lisharajput

What I’ve always loved about desi-wear is that it presents itself, it speaks volumes on its own. It speaks to desi culture, artwork, history, and uniqueness. Those garments become an ornament of cultural manifestations. When I grew up, however, I saw that as loud and ostentatious as each stitch of fabric was, the women wearing them were just as quiet and restrained. Hiding behind dupattas and covering their faces out of the name of modesty, coupled with a submissive nature thought to be a token of femininity. These beautiful garments then became a facade for an ugly reality. Why is having a voice not being modest? Why is being submissive, the way a girl should act? And why are the garments she wears enforcing that? Well, I refuse, let’s stop hiding behind dupttas and be as loud as the clothes made for us are. We will roar, we will conquer. PC: @masashiro_tsumi ✨ • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #sonyphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #sony #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #ethnicwear #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #southasianfashion #southasian

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nihithawoona

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stootea

Is it just me or does a takedown of social expectations from women of marriageable age sound better set against lounge music perfect for the waiting area outside a marriage hall? Now I'd say this is my honest-to-god matrimonial ad but there's nothing about my ability to write convoluted sentences in there so it's only partially truthful. Show this to all the desi mama's bois you know who are waiting for an unsuspecting girl to be arranged in unfortunate unity with them, and make your neighborhood aunty-uncle haww at my irreverence if you dare! Outfit: @raimanofficial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . #funnyvideos #brownculture #idiva #idivavideos #indianweddings #arrangedmarriage #matrimonialads #desivideos #desigirl #browngirls #indianoutfit #indianparents #indianwedding #desiculture #lookoftheday #styleoftheday #indianmakeup #desibeautyblog #shaadi #indiangirls #beingindian #videoblogger #videooftheday #hindivideo #funnyvlog #videogram

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lisharajput

I have always felt the need to wear makeup. A lot of people say, “why do you wear makeup you look the same” and I wear it not to entertain the patriarchy or cover up “flaws” but to be taken seriously. When my eyebrows are filled in to give a more fierce look, when my dark eyes are complimented with winged eyeliner to give a more assertive look and when my lips are colored a dark red to show maturity is when I find myself being most included in conversations, when my 20 year old ass is finally treated like the adult I am instead of the kid people say I look like. And it’s true, I look way too young for my age and my petite body doesn’t exactly help. But if you were to converse with me in any type of discourse, you’d figure out that I’m far from a little kid. And honestly I’m sick of worrying if my lipstick is smudged, or if my eyebrows are even or if my wings are on “fleek” and these past couple of days I haven’t been wearing makeup to school and I’ve felt prettier and overall more me and honestly this agency has given me much more confidence than a mask of makeup ever could. So here’s to looking 12 and being 20 🖤 Location find and Pc: @museumiadventure also can we just acknowledge the fact that she figured out my camera and made the lighting really sexi all on her own, hehe my little photographer 💛 • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #nikonphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #nikon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger

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juhzkumar

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lisharajput

Flowers that bloom in the darkest hours, flowers that push up from this broken earth, flowers that dance in the mud when it rains aren’t seen by those who are only there in the sunshine. She was just another one of those flowers. 📸: @sarowarrr 🎥: @subs786 💄: @jasmin__rahman 🌻: @rupikaur_ • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #sonyphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #sony #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #browngirlmag #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #rupikaur #poetry #sunflower

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lisharajput

“You’re soo Indian” oh no, me? Lisha? A girl who was born in India? Who has Indian parents? She’s Indian? No wayyyyy. I’ve had non-brown people say this to me and brown people. Being unapologetic for loving your culture, the same culture you’re taught to hate because of how unique and beautiful it is, is such a new concept. I’ve had people ask me how do I make Indian culture look so beautiful and aesthetic. I honestly don’t do anything, it’s always been like this, you’ve just been around so much cultural hate from both inside and outside your community that you’re conditioned to believe it’s fobby, it’s extra, it’s lame, but I’m going to need you to stop. If you don’t vibe with your culture that’s completely understandable but you do not have to bring it down to justify your lack of connection with it. So peekaboo bish it’s me “being Indian” again. Sorry, not sorry. Pc: @talukdude ✨ • • • • • • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #canonnphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #canon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #cultural #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #browngirl #browngirlmag

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lisharajput

✨HAPPY DIWALI BABIES ✨ Diwali has always been my favorite festival ever since I was a little girl. Most people don’t know what it is so lemme break it down for ya! Diwali, otherwise known as the Festival of Lights is a Hindu/Sikh/Jain celebration of the victory of good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and as seen by our ostentatious decorations light over darkness. During this time we welcome goddess Lakshmi into our homes to spread prosperity which is why houses are cleaned and decorated with diyas( small clay lamps), rangolis (Indian artwork made from powder) and lights! We also have a puja (prayer), a feast, mithai (sweets) and last but not least, fireworks, or firecrackers! I hope we can all open our hearts to this light, kindness, love and prosperity. Have fun and be safe also if you are going to celebrate with fireworks or firecrackers be courteous of the animals and kids around you because the noise and toxic fumes can cause harm OK DAS ALL HAPPY DIWALI ✨💥 • • • • • • #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #canon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #diwali

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melanin_roots

Inspiration behind #Mogambo @rizahmed

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lisharajput

How is she 20, she looks 12 smh but Happy Birthday to meee PC: @museumiadventure Location find: @museumiadventure PS. I have so many pix from Michigan but can’t post because I have sm editing but stay tuned ok thnx bye • • • • • • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #canonnphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #canon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger

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lisharajput

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kidkarachi

I dont repost much but this pretty much sums up the LA i know and love. Since real time my homie Estevan “Scandalous” Oriol @estevanoriol has provided the world an insight into California Culture through his photos film and threads. There are now mini Estevans and Cartoons all over the world. Pioneers who bought culture to you and way before social media. As real and hard as they come. #jokerbrand #jokerbrandeurope #thisisla #southerncalifornia #brownculture #lowrider love always to the Joker Brand Family worldwide @la_angelbaby @oglepke @jokerbrandeurope The Real Mayor of LA.

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dj_king_supreme

🚨Represent Your Heritage 🚨 #MyDNA Shirts are available for purchase #NOW#RedBlackGreen # #FlagsOfAfrica #Jamaica 🇯🇲 #Barbados 🇧🇧 #PuertoRico 🇵🇷 #DominicanRepublic 🇩🇴 #Mexico 🇲🇽 #TurksAndCaicos 🇹🇨 #TrinidadAndTobago 🇹🇹 And #More. To reserve a shirt or to request a Country not represented or a Custom design, DM Us. #Heritage #Culture #BlackCulture #BrownCulture #AfricanAmericans #Hispanics. Visit our store FB store at facebook.com/JustBrownStar or our website www.WereJustDope.com for the latest in t shirt designs from the Brown Star Group. #JustDope #WereJustDope #RealJustDope #Hustle #Represent #BlackExcellence #Fresh #TShirts #Designs #BSG #RYH #Heritage www.brownstargroup.org #IG @therealqueensupreme @dj_king_supreme @justbrownstar

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dj_king_supreme

🚨Represent Your Heritage 🚨 #MyDNA Shirts are available for purchase #NOW#RedBlackGreen # #FlagsOfAfrica #Jamaica 🇯🇲 #Barbados 🇧🇧 #PuertoRico 🇵🇷 #DominicanRepublic 🇩🇴 #Mexico 🇲🇽 #TurksAndCaicos 🇹🇨 #TrinidadAndTobago 🇹🇹 And #More. To reserve a shirt or to request a Country not represented or a Custom design, DM Us. #Heritage #Culture #BlackCulture #BrownCulture #AfricanAmericans #Hispanics. Visit our store FB store at facebook.com/JustBrownStar or our website www.WereJustDope.com for the latest in t shirt designs from the Brown Star Group. #JustDope #WereJustDope #RealJustDope #Hustle #Represent #BlackExcellence #Fresh #TShirts #Designs #BSG #RYH #Heritage www.brownstargroup.org #IG @therealqueensupreme @dj_king_supreme @justbrownstar

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justbrownstar

🚨Represent Your Heritage 🚨 #MyDNA Shirts are available for purchase #NOW#RedBlackGreen # #FlagsOfAfrica #Jamaica 🇯🇲 #Barbados 🇧🇧 #PuertoRico 🇵🇷 #DominicanRepublic 🇩🇴 #Mexico 🇲🇽 #TurksAndCaicos 🇹🇨 #TrinidadAndTobago 🇹🇹 And #More. To reserve a shirt or to request a Country not represented or a Custom design, DM Us. #Heritage #Culture #BlackCulture #BrownCulture #AfricanAmericans #Hispanics. Visit our store FB store at facebook.com/JustBrownStar or our website www.WereJustDope.com for the latest in t shirt designs from the Brown Star Group. #JustDope #WereJustDope #RealJustDope #Hustle #Represent #BlackExcellence #Fresh #TShirts #Designs #BSG #RYH #Heritage www.brownstargroup.org #IG @therealqueensupreme @dj_king_supreme @justbrownstar

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almond_browny

Now that’s what I’m talking about. Got some personal branding done 😂. Thank you for this pic, you know who you are.xx💋 #brownsugar #browngirls #brownmagic #melanin #southasianwomen #brownisbeautiful #brownculture #brownpeople

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lisharajput

🎃🌽 Hay there 🌽🎃 Ps. If you go here make sure to not wear a wool sweater because the hay is going to stick to your butt and it will look very funny ok thnx 📸: @__sxum ✨ • • • • • • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #canonnphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #canon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #spooky #halloween #pumkins #fall

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lisharajput

🍃🍂Boo biches 🍂🍃 this is actually a very scary pic because Meer’s bichass is in it Pc: @siccsanjay ✨ • • • • • • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #canonnphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #canon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #spooky #halloween #pumkins #fall

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desiaesthetic

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lisharajput

🎃🍁It’s spooky season sooo I, but it’s also cuffing season where love is in the air sooo I (swipe left) 🍁🎃 PC: @__sxum ✨ • • • • • • • • • #moodyports #agameofportraits #canonnphotography #style #desi #fashion#modeling #culture#portraitmood #pursuitofportraits #fashionista #aovportraits #indian #canon #portraitsmag #fashionblogger #bollywood #model #ootd #bravoportraits #desiculture #desifashion #brownculture #brown #indianblogger #spooky #halloween #pumkins #fall

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abrokencoconut

I came back home to London about a month ago, and now, after 10 years out of education, I have finally started university to study fashion. • I want to create the kind of industry that the West came to Asia for. I want to start a fair trade silk factory and allow western brands to use labour intensive materials, which means more money down the production line! Inshallah! • Words by @helloheeva — A Broken Coconut🥥

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abrokencoconut

This was a city that had been taken out of poverty from the clutches of the fashion industry with Bengali owned, but wrongly executed factories. Sweatshops had certainly created jobs but they didn’t utilise the people the best they could, and didn’t give them a real opportunity to rebuild. I want to change that. • Words by @helloheeva — A Broken Coconut🥥

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lisharajput

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desiusbdope

Our name is our identity. It showcases our history. Our culture. It is our past and our future. The world is global nowadays that it’s ridiculous to have a “western name” just because it’s easier for some people to pronounce it. You can’t live you life by letting others dictate it. Own your culture. Own your heritage. You are special. #Repost @padmalakshmi with @get_repost ・・・ Names have meaning. They have history. They tell us who we are and where we come from. They show us we are a part of a larger collective. The first step of colonization is to erase the identity, heritage and culture of indigenous and/or oppressed people. Advising someone against giving their child a “foreign name” is deeply racist and problematic. I went through this myself and I am so glad I snapped out of it before college and started finally feeling pride in who I was. Tsk, tsk Abigail. #weareallimmigrants

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bushrashams100

Coming from a South Asian - moderately conservative family, nobody really warns you about the troubles of being an American Millennial and the clash it can bring to your familial ties in times of disagreement. I realized being yourself around family can be tricky. The American in me would have to speak a different language to understand the Pakistani in my parents. Fast forward after college, I decided to live at home and get rid of my loans as fast as possible - Phew! Troubles came when I looked into moving closer to work. “Move out when you get engaged, girls don’t live alone, what will people say...” The “What will people say - Log kya kahenge” statement has driven much of my parents’ lives in hopes of some backwards/fake news acceptance from a supposed much less mediocre Pakistani society in America. Speaking for myself, I choose to push the envelope with the best intentions to do what is right for me. How have you pushed the envelope in your life? #happywednesday #brownmillennial #millenials #brownculture #pushtheenvelope

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lisharajput

It’s Navratri! Navratri is two Sanskrit words, “nava” which means nine and “ratri” which means night, in essence nine nights. During these nights Hindu devotees worship goddesses such as Laxmi, Saraswati, and Druga. It’s celebrated in remembrance of the 9 day and night battle these goddesses fought to kill the demon, Mahishasura and other human impurities. Navratri symbolizes the win of good over evil. With the triumph of their battle, these goddesses epitomize the strength and resilience found in mothers and other women alike and these 9 days become a festival celebrating the power goddesses that walk this earth hold, a festival for women by women. Now I must ask what happened to the other 356 days where my sisters and I are abused and used, oppressed, and disgustingly disrespected? I deserve the same respect, appreciation, and freedom as these other days. I refuse to be governed by a disappointing system, a flawed industry or sick men (not all men are sick let’s remember that!) that just see me and other women as some pretty mannequin to use as an accessory. Honestly, I get why they crave so much control because a women who isn’t under control is a dangerous creature, competition, and them or their insecurities can’t handle us. Well I guess this is my battle and I will triumph because if a women can be a creator she can be a destroyer too. 📸: @shayshotz ❤️ someone please get this girl to @voguemagazine she’s beyond amazing, I love knowing such talented women 💄: @safina.khann ❤️

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justbrownstar

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e_spot1

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justbrownstar

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justbrownstar

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aroosaa.abbasii

Girlies that are able to pee whilst wearing a lengha should receive special awards. Heaviest thing I've ever worn #pakistan #pakistaniwedding #dressup #brownculture #indianwedding

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