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
Suheir Hammad, author’s preface “Born Palestinian, Born Black”
one of the most beautifully said explanations for the power/ use of writing
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.
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.
Barbara Christian in Marlon Riggs’ 1986 release Ethnic Notions, a documentary detailing the images and caricatures of blacks in American culture.
- nayyirah waheed (via nayyirahwaheed)
- Junot Diaz (via futurepharaohs)
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
- Frederick Douglass (via disciplesofmalcolm)