"i am deliberate, and afraid of nothing."

just another WOC in the DMV posting on all things love, politics, and power.


*takes one good photo* posts on all blogs, posts on all social media accounts, makes wallpaper, sends to friends, prints out and frames, emails to obama

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"Why do I write? Cause I have to. Cause my voice, in all its dialects has been silenced too long. Cause women are still abused as naturally as breath. Peoples are still without land. Slavery exists, hunger persists and mothers cry. My mother cries. Those are reasons enough, but there are so many more."


Suheir Hammad, author’s  preface “Born Palestinian, Born Black”

one of the most beautifully said explanations for the power/ use of writing

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Timeline of a tragedy: The Michael Brown story so far














Violence continues to erupt in Ferguson, Mo., more than a week after the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Michael Brown by policeman Darren Wilson. The 18-year-old’s family demands justice be brought to their son with the arrest of the six-year…

Just in case you don’t know about whats going on in Ferguson MO. This is a whole timeline from start to finish.

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i literally hate when people always try to dismiss race and act like it “isn’t a problem anymore”

i’m mixed. my dad is a 6’3 black male, my mom is white w/ blonde hair and blue eyes.

you and your family have never been randomly pulled over by cops on several occasions just so they could ask your mom if she’s “okay” 

there’s still a fucking problem

interracial relationships dont end racism, point blank.

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Barbara Christian in Marlon Riggs’ 1986 release Ethnic Notions, a documentary detailing the images and caricatures of blacks in American culture.

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"you are a wild church. a fire on fire."

- nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)

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"The whole culture is telling you to hurry, while the art tells you to take your time. Always listen to the art."

- Junot Diaz (via futurepharaohs)

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What they won’t show you on CNN tonight: Ferguson residents line a parade of roses down W Florissant, leading to where Mike Brown was taken from this world. #staywoke #powerful #insolidarity 

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"If there is no struggle, there is no progress. Those who profess to favor freedom, and yet deprecate agitation, are men who want crops without plowing up the ground. They want rain without thunder and lightning. They want the ocean without the awful roar of its many waters."

- Frederick Douglass (via disciplesofmalcolm)

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