Find yourself. Define yourself.
cuz i dont know anymore/ how
to avoid my own face wet wit my tears/ cuz i had convinced
myself colored girls had no right to sorrow/ & i lived
& loved that way & kept sorrow on the curb/ allegedly
for you/ but i know i did it for myself/
i cdnt stand it
i cdnt stand bein sorry & colored at the same time
it’s so redundant in the modern world
-- Ntozake Shange, for colored girls who have considered suicide/ when the rainbow is enuf (via somewomenarekingstoo)
one thing i dont need
is any more apologies
i got sorry greetin me at my front door
you can keep yrs
i dont know what to do wit em
they dont open doors
or bring the sun back
they dont make me happy
or get a mornin paper
didnt stop nobody using my tears to wash cars
cuz a sorry
--for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange (via heyteenbookshey)
“The universe is not required to be in perfect harmony with human ambition.” •Carl Sagan
This is one of those images that just makes you go, “woah.”
I’m just gonna stare at this forever.
- Do not forget Michael Brown
- Do not forget how the media dehumanized him and tried to justify his murder
- Do not forget how peaceful protests were painted as savage riots
- Do not forget police armed with military grade weapons terrorized and arrested black civilians
- Do not forget Darren Wilson being awarded over $200,000 in fundraiser donations for murdering an unarmed black child
- Do not forget that this system was not built to defend us, but to control us
- Do not forget Ferguson
El fascismo no se destruye, solo se transforma en algo peor.
I think we need to think critically about why we keep placing the responsibility for preventing sexual assault on young women.
--Why rape prevention activists don’t like the new nail polish that can detect roofies. (via think-progress)
Syria by Amal Kassir (x)
LITERALLY MY FAVOURITE
This is IT.