For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that...– Nelson Mandela (via zimbabwekev)
“The Black Power Mixtape. The film features rare archival footage shot between 1967 and 1975 by two Swedish journalists and was discovered in the basement of Swedish public television 30 years later. We speak with renowned actor and activist Danny Glover, who co-produced The Black Power Mixtape.” “This sense of empowerment- that people could be the architects for change”...
Georgia Prison Strike an Outgrowth of Nation's... →
prisons in the usa- the mass incarceration and warehousing and forced labor and miseducation and poisining and genocide of people of color living in poverty. i’m trying to find out what happened after the strike. how can i join in the movement?
We ourselves have to lift the level of our community,take the standards of our...– quote by Malcolm X found in the book Salvation by Bbell Hhooks (via peacemustbenurtured)
Bradley Manning Support Network "Exposing War... →
And When You Leave, Take Your Pictures With You
Our white sisters radical friends love to own pictures of us sitting at a factory machine wielding a machete in our bright bandanas holding brown yellow black red children reading books from literacy campaigns holding machine funs bayonets bombs knives Our white sisters radical friends should think again. Our white sisters radical friends love to own pictures of us walking to the fields in hot...
Reena's Flowchart of Cultural Appropriation
But a deeper reason for coolness between the countries is this: Haiti is black,...– Frederick Douglass, Lecture on Haiti (January 2, 1893)
What do people like Bill Gates do? First you grab all the money you can, 40, 50...– Slavoj Žižek (link via Teach) (via unburyingthelead) (via fuckyeahtheorists) (via guesswhatsvegan)
In the usa Black babies are up to three times more likely to die in infancy than white babies. - Center for Disease Control’s recent report on racial disparaties in health.
This book is written for all the women in it and all whose lives our lives will touch. We are a family who first only knew each other in our dreams, who have come together on these pages to make faith a reality and to bring all of our selves to bear down hard on that reality. It is about physical and psychic struggle. It is about intimacy, a desire for life between all of us, not setting for...
Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking...
Nawal El Saadawi: 'It's all politics' →
Egypt’s leading radical feminist talks about [Patriarchy,] religion, fundamentalism and female circumcision
Asian Communities for Reproductive Justice →
We believe Reproductive Justice exists when all people have the social, political and economic power and resources to make healthy decisions about our gender, bodies, sexuality and families for our selves and our communities. Reproductive Justice aims to transform power inequities and create long-term systemic change, and therefore relies on the leadership of communities most impacted by...
Hazel Johnson “Mother of the Environmental Justice Movement” recently passed away. She is best known for her relentless pursuit of environmental justice for low-income black residents… She inspired hundreds of grassroots groups to organize and fight for environmental and economic justice.
Tips for Calling and Writing Your Legislator →
Farm School NYC →
Farm School NYC aims to provide comprehensive professional training in urban agriculture for NYC residents, in order to increase the self-reliance of communities and inspire positive local action around issues of food access and social, economic and racial justice. Farm School Strengths: Community planned and led Grassroots leadership Decentralized teaching sites Participatory education ...
Visibility Project Video: Kit Yan / Directed & shot by Mia Nakano The Visibility Project is a photographic portraiture series focused on the Queer Asian American identified community. All the participants have identified as female at one time and the project is inclusive to: trans, ftm, mtf, genderqueer, bisexuals, lesbian, gay, intersex, andro, two-spirit, or any other gender or sexual...
The story of Black people’s hair begins where everything began– in Africa. Not...– Hair story: untangling the roots of Black hair in America. By Ayana D. Byrd, Lori L. Tharps