Tropical storm Harvey is on its way to being one of the costliest storms in history, dumping record-breaking rainfall on Houston and submerging the fourth largest U.S. city under surging waters.
But through the devastation and disaster — even as families remain stranded, homeless and hungry — Black people have found a way to survive and make each other laugh.
While our prayers remain with Houston during this trying time, take a look at some of the most heartwarming, hilarious and inspiring moments from Black people surviving Harvey.
This man, who appears to be chillin’ way too hard in the middle of a tropical storm:
This guy, identified as Deandre Wilson (@drehoops10_) , who is getting his Stomp The Yard on in the rain:
This dad and his 6-year-old son, who lost everything in the storm and still found it in them to praise the lord:
Sheriff Deputy Rick Johnson, who was photographed carrying two children to safety after their home flooded:
This woman who was not about to let some rain stop her slay:
And this guy, who gave the blackest answer ever to a news reporter:
Through it all, Black people remain undefeated.