Personally, I have no desire for white association except where I am sought and...– Zora in famous letter to poet Countee Cullen.
Art must discover and reveal the beauty which prejudice and caricature have...– Alain Locke (via warriorsrise)
An artist must be free to choose what he does, certainly, but he must also never...– Langston Hughes (via augusts-veryown)
The writer builds with words, and no builder uses a raw material more slippery...– from my course text. not bad.
Rebellion is a stage in the development of revolution but it is not a...– -Grace Lee Boggs (1993)
There is always a place where, if you listen closely in the night, you will hear...– Edwidge Danticat, Breathe, Eyes, Memory (via ishhara)
I am passionate about everything in my life—first and foremost, passionate about...– Bell Hooks (via monamade) I am passionate about everything…
In this country, Black women traditionally have had compassion for everybody...– Audre Lorde
A dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is...– Oscar Wilde
To understand how any society functions you must understand the relationship...– Quote of the Day: by Angela Davis (via iambutavessel)
Screw poetry, it’s you I want, your taste, rain on you, mouth on your skin.– Margaret Atwood (via monamade) Screw poetry…
A mature person is one who does not think only in absolutes, who is able to be...– Eleanor Roosevelt, It Seems to Me: Selected Letters (via monamade) A mature person…
Things have dropped from me. I have outlived certain desires; I have lost...– Virginia Woolf, [via jaysilences] (via monamade) Wolfe on life.
I was a young woman with an evolved mind who was not afraid of her beauty or her...– Lauryn Hill (via soaringaboveitall) Lovely words from Lauryn.
Latino Sexuality: I FOUND ICE CUBES 'GOOD DAY' →
murkavenue: CLUE 1: “went to short dogs house, they was watching Yo MTV RAPS” Yo MTV RAPS first aired: Aug 6th 1988 CLUE 2: Ice Cubes single “today was a good day” released on: Feb 23 1993 CLUE 3: ”The Lakers beat the Super Sonics” Dates between Yo MTV Raps air date AUGUST 6… A (hilarious) break down of Cube’s “Good Day”
the only way to master love is to practice love. you don’t need to justify your...– don miguel ruiz (via humanphotography) The only way to master your love…
i wanted to write a poem that rhymes, but the revolution doesn’t lend itself to...– nikki giovanni (via negrosunshine) Perhaps these are not poetic times at all…
sarahxnoelle: I hope we dont end up one of those whirlwind romances. Stirred up by passion. Ending in heartache. I hope we don’t take for granted what’s at stake here. I hope we don’t have to tell people about how at one point “Nothing could rival our time together. Now we don’t have the same zip codes.” Don’t wanna be wondering how’s the weather wherever you are… I just wanna lie...
Chiwetel Ejiofor, Dominic Cooper & Thandie Newton... →
fumblingtowardshappiness: excentricyoruba: comingonstrong: mycitylight: It’s not been documented much abroad, but Nigeria has one of the most vibrant, active film scenes in the world; over the last couple of decades, it’s overtaken the United States to become the nation that produces the second largest quantities of film per year, behind only India. And while the films and stars of...
An Open Letter to My Sister, Angela Davis. →
It is time for women to remember who it was that gave birth to the first human...– Alice Walker. Thank Goddess.
There’s a fine line between love and hate. Love frees a soul and in the same...– A Place Called Here by Cecilia Ahern (via monamade)