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2017 Golden Globes | Red Carpet 



Issa Rae (First black woman to create and star in a premium cable series)

Oprah Winfrey (First woman to own and produce her own talk show)

Serena Williams (First tennis player to win 23 Grand Slam singles titles in the open era)

Shonda Rhimes (First woman to create three hit shows with more than 100 episodes each)

Ava DuVernay (First black woman to direct a film nominated for a Best Picture Oscar)

Gabby Douglas (First American gymnast to win solo and team all-around gold at one Olympics)

Dr. Mae Jemison (First woman of color in space)

Mo’ne Davis (First girl to pitch a shutout and win a game in a Little League World Series)

Patricia Bath (First person to perform laserphaco cataract surgery and the first African-American female doctor to receive a medical patent)

Aretha Franklin (First woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame)

Ursula Burns (First black woman to run a Fortune 500 company)

Rita Dove (First black U.S. poet laureate)

Loretta Lynch (First black woman to become U.S. Attorney General)

#TheyAreTheFirst #BlackExcellence

anonymous asked:

There's an episode of the twilight zone where a guy flips a coin and it lands on it's side and he gets the power to read minds so au where dex and nursey can now read minds because of the dip flip coin

twist: they can only read each other’s minds

“why the fuck have you had carly rae jepsen stuck in your head for four days”

“she’s the queen of pop right now?? why HAVEN’T you had carly rae jepsen stuck in your head for four days”

“because I’ve been listening to her be stuck in YOUR head for four days, dumbass”


“You know what, it doesn’t matter,” Johnson continued. “It doesn’t advance the plot. Besides, you look like you’re in the middle of your big character development arc! Congrats, man! I mean, it’s not relevant to the main story, some doubt it will ever even be canon, but it is a subplot many of the readers are quite invested in, which is why it appears in so many of our alternate universes and fan works…”

Dex frowned at him, opening his mouth to speak before shutting it again quickly. He couldn’t even begin to understand what that was supposed to mean.

After a fight with Nursey during EpiKegster 2k16, William J. Poindexter reaches some surprising conclusions about his feelings.

Read the entire work on Archive of Our Own

(We Dem Girls!)

We’re right back at cha with a new episode and this week the girls reveal how little they know about tabletop gaming, which whites we would spare in the race war and which are the first to go as well as how Labor Day isn’t an actual holiday and as usual we tackle this weeks hot topics so pull up a chair because it’s another long episode that we hope you enjoy.

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The Incredible Jessica James: Reminding Folks Everywhere That There Is More Than One Way To Be A Magical Black Girl

“You know? I like your jumpsuit.” This seemingly inconspicuous compliment from one of Jessica James’ star pupils is where I, along with Jessica, realize that the people we belong to/ with in this world are often times not the most obvious ones.

Throughout the film we see Jessica’s character trying to make sense of a recent break-up and working through her feelings about it. There’s also a random blind date that surprisingly, and awkwardly, works. He’s white, weird and totally in love with her candor.  They bond over their shared inability to get off their exes social media pages and then kind of spiral into actually liking one another.  In addition to the unconventionally handsome white dude, the movie shows that Jessica’s ride or die bestie is this tiny white girl who is just as quirky as she is supportive to Jessica.  

By anyone’s estimation, Jessica shouldn’t be so at ease with these people and she definitely shouldn’t be so intimate with people who, on the physical surface level, are not anything like her.  But, she is. And they are.  Jessica represents many of us whose lives are multi-faceted and don’t always include the atypical black experiences.

Jessica’s character is often shown as the odd one out and just on the outskirts of the love she so desperately wants from her black family and her (ex) boyfriend alike.  But, despite this, we also see she is unrelenting when it comes to her work.  She receives countless rejection letters from theatres, which indicates that she’s still actively pitching her work, and constantly seeing her pour her love for theatre into the kids she teaches.  We see a woman who is unfiltered anyway and honest to a fault.  Jessica is unapologetic about who she is, what she believes in and unwilling to make herself small to make those around her comfortable.

She doesn’t fit into the cookie cutter life her mom and sister have created for themselves and while watching this I couldn’t help but think about all the other black girls out there who, like myself and Jessica, are unable to fit into what society, and our communities, expect of us.  Black girls aren’t given the space to define who they are outside of or even in conjunction with “typical” blackness.  And when they are, they are often faced with slight but palpable snubs in the form of statements like “You’re not black black” or “You don’t act like a black girl”.

Jessica represents the around the way girl that hollywood and mainstream media often disregard. For so long there’s been some preconceived notion that black girls cannot be characterized as people who have emotional range.  That they cannot be people whose lives aren’t mired by abuse, sexual assault and poverty.  People whose lives actually resemble that of their peers more than it differs. It is refreshing to see a black woman just living her life and not walking around consistently having to face how black and oppressed she is.  

Jessica is all of us who’ve struggled with blocking our exes on social media, working a job while chasing our dreams, and then coming home to wrap our hair and sleep to do it all again the next day.

The Incredible Jessica James frees us from the played out black girl tropes and shows the world that we are nuanced, flawed beings looking to live and love just like everybody else.  

With the work of Jessica Williams, Issa Rae, Solange, SZA and other notables, us out-the-box black girls have finally found country and home in mainstream pop culture.  It truly is an exciting time to be alive.

List of Paintrist by Country

The second list Italy to USA


  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Sandro Botticelli
  • Filippo Lippi
  • Francesco Pesellino
  • Antonello da Messina
  • Giovanni Bellini
  • Giovanni Ambrogio de Predis
  • Andrea Mantegna
  • Piero del Pollaiuolo
  • Ambrosius Benson
  • Raphael
  • Michelangelo
  • Guido Reni
  • Giorgione
  • Titian
  • Vincenzo Campi
  • Bernardino Campi
  • Lavinia Fontana
  • Lucia Anguissola
  • Sofonisba Anguissola
  • Francesco Bassano
  • Leandro Bassano
  • Jacopo Bassano
  • Caravaggio
  • Antonio Marziale Carracci
  • Annibale Carracci
  • Agostino Carracci
  • Lodovico Carracci
  • Giuseppe Arcimboldo
  • Paolo Veronese
  • Tintoretto
  • Domenichino
  • Tiberio Tinelli
  • Orazio Gentileschi
  • Artemisia Gentileschi
  • Francesco Furini
  • Canaletto
  • Bernardo Bellotto
  • Francisco Guardi
  • Giovanni Paolo Panini
  • Luca Carlevarijs
  • Gaspar van Wittel
  • Giovanni Battista Piranesi
  • Giuseppe Bernardino Bison
  • Gaspar van Wittel
  • Sylvester Shchedrin
  • Angelica Kauffman
  • Giulio Rosati
  • Galileo Chini
  • Giovanni Boldini
  • Federico Zandomeneghi
  • Giuseppe De Nittis
  • Serafino de Tivoli
  • Telemaco Signorini
  • Giuseppe Abbati
  • Silvestro Lega
  • Giovanni Fattori
  • Odoardo Borrani
  • Vito d’ancona
  • Vincenzo Cabianca
  • Angelo Morbelli
  • Eugene de Blaas
  • Domenico Morelli
  • Giacomo Balla
  • Luigi Russolo
  • Carlo Carrà
  • Umberto Boccioni
  • Gino Severini
  • Fortunato Depero
  • Amedeo Modigliani
  • Gianni Strino


  • Hiroshige
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
  • Katsushika Hokusai


  • Mstislav Dobuzhinsky
  • Isaac Ilyich Levitan


  • Dr. Atl
  • Nahui Olin
  • Rufino Tamayo
  • Roberto Montenegro
  • David Alfaro Siqueiros
  • José Clemente Orozco
  • Joaquin Clausell
  • Diego Rivera
  • Frida Kahlo


  • Pieter Aertsen
  • Jan Steen
  • Rembrandt van Rijn
  • Hendrik Goltzius
  • Frans Hals
  • Ferdinand Bol
  • Willem van Mieris
  • Pieter Mulier, the Elder
  • Jacob Ferdinand Voet
  • Levina Teerlinc
  • Catharina van Hemessen
  • Judith Leyster
  • Pieter de Hooch
  • Gerrit Dou
  • Hans Bollongier
  • Jacob van Ruisdael
  • Godfried Schalcken
  • Jan Vermeer
  • Jan van der Vaart
  • Gaspar van Wittel
  • Joachim Wtewael
  • Gabriel Metsu
  • Vincent van Gogh
  • Johan Barthold Jongkind
  • Andreas Schelfhout
  • Wijnand Nuijen
  • Anthonie Waldorp
  • Bartholomeus van Hove
  • Johannes Bosboom
  • Jan Hendrik Weissenbruch
  • Jacob Maris
  • Matthijs Maris
  • Willem Maris
  • Paul Gabriel
  • Jozef Israels
  • Johannes Hubertus Leonardus de Haas
  • Gerard Bilders
  • Anton Mauve
  • Willem Roelofs
  • lawrence alma-tadema
  • Hendrik Willem Mesdag
  • George Hitchcock
  • Floris Arntzenius
  • Isaac Israels
  • George Hendrik Breitner
  • Jan Toorop
  • Heinrich Campendonk
  • Jan Sluyters
  • Kees van Dongen
  • Theo van Doesburg
  • Piet Mondrian
  • Willem de Kooning
  • Toon Hermans

New Zealand

  • John Buckland Wright


  • Armando Morales


  • Peder Balke
  • Karl Edvard Diriks
  • Edvard Munch
  • Helene Knoop
  • Christian Krohg
  • Oda Krohg Lasson
  • Jonas Lie
  • Adelsteen Normann
  • Eilif Peterssen
  • Harald Oskar Sohlberg
  • Frits Thaulow
  • Erik Werenskiold


  • Henryk Berlewi
  • Tamara de Lempicka
  • Edward Okun
  • Wojciech Weiss


  • José Malhoa
  • Josefa de Óbidos


  • Mihai Criste


  • Karl Bryullov
  • Sylvester Shchedrin
  • Ivan Aivazovsky
  • Alexey Tyranov
  • Valentin Serov
  • Ilya Repin
  • Grigoriy Myasoyedov
  • Konstantin Savitsky
  • Vasily Polenov
  • Nikolai Nevrev
  • Vasily Surikov
  • Vladimir Makovsky
  • Alexander Litovchenko
  • Ivan Shishkin
  • Konstantin Makovsky
  • Ivan Kramskoi
  • Alexander Beggrov
  • Nikolai Yaroshenko
  • Mikhail Clodt
  • Isaac Levitan
  • Nikolay Dubovskoy
  • Alexey Bogolyubov
  • Konstantin Korovin
  • Abram Efimovich Arkhipov
  • Sergei Malyutin
  • Vasili Vereshchagin
  • Zinaida Serebriakova
  • Arkhip Kuindzhi
  • Boris Grigoriev
  • Leon Samoilovitch Bakst
  • Konstantin Somov
  • Alexandre Nikolayevich Benois
  • Boris Kustodiev
  • Mstislav Dobuzhinsky
  • Alexander Kiselev
  • Eugene Lanceray
  • Igor Grabar
  • Osip Braz
  • Kuzma Petrov-Vodkin
  • Nicholas Roerich
  • Mikhail Vrubel
  • Yury Annenkov
  • Ilya Mashkov
  • Pyotr Konchalovsky
  • Anna Ostroumova-Lebedeva
  • Filipp Malyavin
  • Nikolai Ivanovich Kulbin
  • Dmitry Kardovsky
  • Serge Sudeykin
  • Kazimir Malevich
  • Leonid Pasternak
  • Natalia Goncharova
  • Mikhail Larionov
  • Michael Cheval
  • Marc Chagall
  • Wassily Kadinsky
  • Alexej von Jawlensky
  • Marianne von Werefkin
  • Vladimir Gusev
  • Aleksandr Deyneka
  • Leonid Afremov


  • El Greco
  • Diego Velazquez
  • Juan del Castillo
  • Antonio del Castillo y Saavedra
  • Francisco de Zurbarain
  • Bartolomé Esteban Murillo
  • Francisco Ribalta
  • Josefa de Óbidos
  • Hyacinthe Rigaud
  • Francisco Goya
  • Narcisse Virgile Diaz de la Peña
  • Luis Ricardo Falero
  • Enrique Simonet
  • Rafael Romero de Barros
  • Julio Romero de Torres
  • Joaquín Sorolla
  • Dario de Regoyos
  • José Villegas Cordero
  • Emilio Sala
  • Jose Jimenez Aranda
  • Daniel Vázquez Díaz
  • Salvador Dali
  • Pablo Picasso
  • Juan Gris
  • Hermenegildo Anglada Camarasa


  • Knut Ekwall
  • Richard Bergh
  • Oscar Bjorck
  • Eva Fredrika Bonnier
  • Agnes Cleve
  • Nils Kreuger
  • Johan Krouthen
  • Carl Larsson
  • Karl Nordstrom
  • Louis Sparre
  • Erik Tryggelin
  • Anders Zorn


  • Angelica Kauffman
  • Felix Vallotton
  • Ferdinand Hodler
  • Francois Barraud
  • Arnold Bocklin
  • Paul Klee
  • Marianne von Werefkin


  • Yana Movchan
  • Yuriy Shevchuk
  • Ilya Repin
  • Nikolai Yaroshenko


  • Hans Holbein the Younger
  • Levina Teerlinc
  • Anthony van Dyck
  • Sir Godfrey Kneller
  • John Riley
  • George Knapton
  • Thomas Hudson
  • Jonathan Richardson
  • Joshua Reynolds
  • Angelica Kauffman
  • William Hodges
  • Benjamin West
  • Thomas Lawrence
  • William Turner
  • Thomas Gainsborough
  • John Constable
  • Robert Salmon
  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler
  • Allan Ramsay
  • Alfred Sisley
  • Alfred Munnings
  • Philip Calderon
  • Cyril Power
  • John William Godward
  • John Reinhard Weguelin
  • John William Waterhouse
  • lawrence alma-tadema
  • Thomas Hill
  • William Holman Hunt
  • John Everett Millais
  • Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • James Collinson
  • John Atkinson Grimshaw
  • Frank Bramley
  • Albert Chevallier Tayler
  • Samuel John Lamorna Birch
  • Henry Scott Tuke
  • Thomas Cooper Gotch
  • Alfred William Finch
  • Stanhope Alexander Forbes
  • Elizabeth Adela Forbes
  • Harold Knight
  • Laura Knight
  • Harold Harvey
  • Harold Gilman
  • Walter Sickert
  • Spencer Gore
  • Lucien Pissarro
  • Wyndham Lewis
  • Walter Bayes
  • James Bolivar Manson
  • Robert Bevan
  • Henry Lamb
  • Charles Ginner
  • Malcolm Drummond
  • Ducan Grant
  • James Dickson Innes
  • Maxwell Gordon Lightfoot
  • William Ratcliffe
  • Ethel Sands
  • Ethel Walker
  • Anna Hope Hudson
  • Marjorie Sherlock
  • John Nash
  • Paul Nash
  • Anthony Gross
  • Frank Brangwyn
  • John Hodgson Lobley
  • Edward Wadsworth
  • William Ayerst Ingram
  • Dod Procter
  • Ernest Procter
  • Percy Robert Craft
  • Edwin Harris
  • Henry Herbert La Thangue
  • Louise Pickard
  • Allan Douglas Davidson
  • George William Joy
  • Henry Meynell Rheam
  • Walter Langley
  • Augustus John
  • Wilfid de Glehn
  • David Hockney
  • Sherree Valentine-Daines
  • Montague Dawson
  • Charles Napier Hemy


  • Emanuel Leutze
  • Gilbert Stuart
  • John Singleton Copley
  • Charles Willson Peale
  • Benjamin West
  • John trumbull
  • William Ranney
  • Robert Salmon
  • Fitz Henry Lane
  • Wiliam Morris Hunt
  • George Inness
  • William Merritt Chase
  • John White Alexander
  • Regis Francois Gignoux
  • Albert Bierstadt
  • Thomas Cole
  • Frederic Edwin Church
  • Asher Brown Durand
  • John Frederick Kensett
  • Sanford Robinson Gifford
  • John William Casilear
  • Samuel Colman
  • Jasper Francis Cropsey
  • Thomas Doughty
  • Robert Duncanson
  • James McDougal Hart
  • William McDougal Hart
  • William Stanley Haseltine
  • Martin Johnson Heade
  • Hermann Ottomar Herzog
  • Thomas Hill
  • Jervis McEntee
  • David Johnson
  • Thomas Moran
  • Robert Walter Weir
  • Thomas Worthington Whittredge
  • Virgilio Tojetti
  • Mary Cassatt
  • James Abbott McNeill Whistler
  • John Singer Sargent
  • Carroll Beckwith
  • Frederic Remington
  • Jonas Lie
  • Thomas Hovenden
  • Thomas Eakins
  • Frederick Carl Frieseke
  • Henry Ward Ranger
  • Childe Hassam
  • Arthur Clifton Goodwin
  • Guy Rose
  • Charles Frederic Ulrich
  • Julian Onderdonk
  • Philip Leslie Hale
  • Soren Emil Carlsen
  • John Henry Twachtman
  • Julian Alden Weir
  • Robert Reid
  • Willard Metcalf
  • Frank Weston Benson
  • Edmund Tarbell
  • Thomas Dewing
  • Joseph DeCamp
  • Thomas Anshutz
  • George Bellows
  • William Glackens
  • Robert Henri
  • George Benjamin Luks
  • Granville Redmond
  • John French Sloan
  • Guy Carleton Wiggins
  • Everett Shinn
  • Reynolds Beal
  • Gifford Beal
  • John Grabach
  • Jerome Myers
  • lyonel feininger
  • Daniel Garber
  • Robert Carpenter Spencer
  • John Fulton Folinsbee
  • Walter Emerson Baum
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • George William Sotter
  • Nate Dunn
  • Fern Isabel Coppedge
  • Edward Willis Redfield
  • Walter Elmer Schofield
  • Roy Cleveland Nuse
  • Mary Elizabeth Price
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Charles Rosen
  • Morgan Colt
  • Colin Campbell Cooper
  • Thomas Alexander Harrison
  • Lovell Birge Harrison
  • Eugene Speicher
  • George Hitchcock
  • Edward Simmons
  • Maurice Prendergast
  • Frank Duveneck
  • Edmund Greacen
  • Charles Courtney Curran
  • Jane Erin Emmet de Glehn
  • Francis Coates Jones
  • Hugh Bolton Jones
  • Horace Wolcott Robbins
  • Robert Wylie
  • Neil Welliver
  • Burgoyne Diller
  • Josef Albers
  • Theresa Bernstein
  • John Fabian Carlson
  • William Wendt
  • Charles Herbert Woodbury
  • John Christen Johansen
  • Ernest Lawson
  • Winslow Homer
  • Frederik Vezin
  • Matthias Alten
  • Paul Landacre
  • Albert Bloch
  • Stuart Davis
  • Mary Agnes Yerkes
  • Leon Kroll
  • Francis Luis Mora
  • Edward Hopper
  • Elaine de Kooning
  • Lee Krasner
  • Arshile Gorky
  • Jackson Pollock
  • Mark Rothko
  • Barnett Newman
  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Andy Warhol
  • Raphael Soyer
  • Moses Soyer
  • Isaac Soyer
  • David Hockney
  • Guy Pene du Bois
  • Peggy Bacon
  • Albert Ernest “Beanie” Backus
  • Frank Frazetta
  • Andrew Wyeth
  • Malcolm T. Liepke

A Paintrist can belong to more then one country!

This is a list in progress …