Kwame Turé (formerly Stokley Carmichael)...
answered his phone with the greeting: “Ready for the Revolution!”
i have a lot of memories of being indoors and outdoors. i remember climbing trees in harare and planting maize for the summer. i remember sitting as a teenager on sidewalks and playing in the sprinklers of inwood park in nyc to keep cool in the sticky heat. i remember my grandfather telling me stories of the kkk and taking over the farm my great grannie had been sharecropping in virignia since the...
When I say what I’d like to see happening amongst black young people I’d like to...– Melissa Harris-Perry (via daniellemertina)
ENSLAVED AFRICANS WERE blacksmiths, metallurgists, toolmakers, sculptors, and...– Gold, God, Race and Slaves from Slavery and African Ethnicites in The Americas; Restoring the Links by Gwendolyn Mildo Hall. Tell me again, how American blacks are deficient in work ethic..tell me again how we only picked cotton..tell me again about the inferior DNA of African Americans. I will...
Dust Tracks On a Road: liquornspice:... →
liquornspice: notime4yourshit: This book is the first extensive survey of African-American gardening traditions in the rural South. Richard Westmacott has recovered valuable data for those interested in African-American material culture and the history of vernacular gardens…
Part of what I wanted to argue is that our [black women’s] feelings being hurt...– Melissa Harris-Perry (via larepublicadedet)
United Nations to Probe Plight of Native Americans...
The United Nations is launching its first-ever investigation into the plight of Native Americans living in the United States. James Anaya, the U.N. special rapporteur on indigenous peoples, is expected to begin the probe today. In 2010, the United States signed the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. this is annoying for reasons. the first-ever? and for what? and the u.n. has...
Revolution is based on land. Land is the basis of all independence. Land is...– El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (formerly Malcolm X) (thinking about the Black Radical Tradition of farming)
The recovery of the people is tied to the recovery of food, since food itself...– Winona La Duke
And it seems to me that the strength that should come from Black feminism means...– June Jordan, “Where Is The Love?” (1978), re-printed in Making Face, Making Soul Haciendo Caras: Creative and Critical Perspectives by Feminist of Color, Ed. Gloria Anzaldua.
Déjenme decirles, a riesgo de parecer ridículo, que el revolucionario verdadero...– Ernesto Guevara
"Polkadot ____ " A Gender Non-Binary Children's... →
queercuban: “A series of children’s books that center the experiences of non-binary and other diverse gender identities.” I wish I had this when I was a kid!
Femme is defiance. Femme ignores the male gaze & tells patriarchy to fuck...– BOSSY FEMME (via queerfatbutch) Forever reblog (via thelessdeceived)
these are actos de resistencia
i am a sucker for love poems… that float by adrienne rich, because rose wet caves excite me and make me think of things i want to do in the dark with you talk june jordan, prisons, palestine how mapu means earth means tierra means you and means me porque yo soy la tuya y tú eres la mia and not, some capitalist bullshit because we are working through those things together but, because we were...
Renowned feminist and human rights activist Nawal El Saadawi was a political prisoner and exiled from Egypt for years. Now she has returned to Cairo, and she joins us to discuss the role of women during the last seven days of unprecedented protests. “Women and girls are beside boys in the streets,” El Saadawi says. “We are calling for justice, freedom and equality, and real...