Again. I’m not doing the writing that I should be but folks are out here collecting my words for me. It’s appreciated.
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This is important
People need to know this
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"Don’t speak unless you can improve the silence."
- TheDailyPositive.com (via thedailypozitive)
"Some women choose to follow men, and some women choose to follow their dreams. If you’re wondering which way to go, remember that your career will never wake up and tell you that it doesn’t love you anymore."
- Lady Gaga (via tiredestprincess)
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Hip-Hop Artist Akala on -
Being A Man 2014 | Being a Black Man
A panel including hip-hop artist Akala, CEO of Working With Men Shane Ryan, writer and broadcaster Ekow Eshun and filmmaker, theatre director and writer Topher Campbell look at the contradictory and complex ideas around Black masculinity and what tensions arise from stereotypes, colonial histories and economic power.
i needed this
game set match..i’m done.
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"If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.
If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.
Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.
The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so."
Best line to be quoted, “didn’t they start from whiteness?”
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