I am a Black Feminist. I mean I recognize that my power as well as my primary...– Audre Lorde (via wearethedescendantsofstars) I think I want to put this on a poster and hang it in my room. (via ethiopienne)
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"i am deliberate, and afraid of nothing.": there... →
sanajaved: “For within living structures defined by profit, by linear power, by institutionalized dehumanization, our feelings were not meant to survive. Kept around as unavoidable adjuncts of pleasant pastimes, feelings were expected to kneel to thoughtas women were expected to kneel to men. But women…
The white fathers told us: I think, therefore I am. The Black mother within...– Audre Lorde, Poetry Is Not a Luxury (via lightsandsparks)
Despite our great hardships, many of us cannot — or refuse to, as some of the...– An Open Letter from America’s Port Truck Drivers on Occupy the Ports “It may be difficult to comprehend the complex issues and nature of our employment. For us too. When businesses disguise workers like us as contractors, the Department of Labor calls it misclassification. We call it illegal. Those...
Nueve tesis para la autoliberación femenina y... →
White privilege–which for those not familiar with the term–is the ability to do...– White Privilege and the OWS Student Occupation (via darkjez)
DARKJEZ [Stay Fly & Remain Pimpin']: white people... →
ofbecoming: So, I’m a white person who has rescued a Pit Bull from Oakland Animal Care and Control. I love pitties and I appreciate every single person who extends their care, empathy, and love to these often misunderstood dogs who want nothing more than to cuddle you, love you, and be your…
‘We, women of Ethiopia and Eritrea, have made our life ready to participate in a...– Martha Mebrhatu -Thursday, 7 December 1972 Read More: http://pambazuka.org/en/category/features/78157#.TtARGJNQ9Sw.facebook (via addismusikainmyheart)
lololiinthegap: My very first video art piece (entitled “Negative”) on what it means to create radical subjective images of Black womanhood. Using the photograph of Saartjie Baartman (a South African woman who was exhibited in England and Paris as the “Hottentot Venus” between 1810 and 1815) as a central image, this piece works to disrupt the established representations of Black women that are...
Next time someone (white) calls something ghetto,...
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