I was going to die, sooner or later, whether or not I had even spoken myself. My...– Audre Lorde (via diamondmind)
I will say, then, that I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about...– Abraham Lincoln
…we are haunted by the past at the moment. And I think it’s because...– Adam Curtis
anygoddamnedcolleen: if whiteness can colonize and determine the political geography of every continent on earth, place itself at the top of the worldwide power and economic ladder despite being a global minority, convert billions to its religions, and wipe out entire indigenous societies, why do you think it needs you to defend it on the internet
It was only later that I realized the value of being bored was actually pretty...– Clay Shirky - How Will We Read (via bijan)
They cripple the bird’s wing, and then condemn it for not flying as fast as...– Malcolm X (via leftist-linguaphile)
U.S. filmmaker repeatedly detained at border →
socialuprooting: One of the more extreme government abuses of the post-9/11 era targets U.S. citizens re-entering their own country, and it has received far too little attention. With no oversight or legal framework whatsoever, the Department of Homeland Security routinely singles out individuals who are suspected of no crimes, detains them and questions them at the airport, often for hours,...
Does it seem like men feel kind of entitled to sex? Does it seem like we react...
It’s no accident that Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X have been set up as...– a-dream-deferred-goes-to-harlem (via stay-human)
religiousragings: eviternal: My desire to be well-informed is currently at odds with my desire to remain sane.