You cannot have a conversation about feminism and...
new-distractions: Because then you’re not having a conversation about feminism, you’re having a conversation about white people. And we already have plenty of conversations about white people.
Today there are more African-Americans under correctional control — in prison or...– Michelle Alexander, during an NPR interview discussing her book, The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness.
I’m insecure, but I can’t help it. My mind says move on, my heart...– Erykah Badu
As we mark the 39th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, we must remember that this...– Pres. Obama vowing to protect abortion rights in a press release today (via albinwonderland)
things i wish people would give a shit about as...
brogigayo: rights for queer people rights for poc rights for transgender people rights for people with disabilities working to end hate crimes instead of working towards laws that only have an effect after people are fucking raped and murdered
But if my silence made you leave, then that would be my worst mistake. So I will...– Billy Joel
Struggling To Be Heard: On black women and booty →
strugglingtobeheard: I know I’m not the only black woman who has felt bad for not having a big, juicy booty. For not fitting the stereotype of the black ass. Or on the flip side, the woman who has the booty and is tired of being nothing but that one feature. Isn’t it just so messed up how we get boiled down to anatomy… this. all of this.
Oppressive language does more than represent violence; it is violence; does more...– Toni Morrison, The Nobel Lecture in Literature (via cultureofresistance) Seems rather appropriate that this came across my dash tonight. (via feministhistorian)
maxfuckingbemis: “Well, Kanye,” the doctor said, holding a clipboard as he looked at his eager patient, “It seems that you are very ill. The illest, in fact.” “What is it, doc?” Kanye asked in concern. “After several tests, a team of professionals and I have concluded that you are…” he sighed, “suffering from realness.”
Grimy people deserve to be with other grimy people...
sorry im not a slu
you.wanna.be.high.for.this.: I have a real problem... →
eccentricafrochild: Africans who deny Black People and Black people who deny Africa. Yall are just such disappointments. You all are not on any higher Black hierarchy because you decide to claim different roots of blackness. Black came from Africa. Africa is black. These two can never be mutually exclusive. Ever….