Whereas Humans exist on some place of being and thus can become existentially...– Frank B Wilderson, Red White & Black: Cinema and the Structure of U.S. Antagonisms (via so-treu)
Students who considered themselves socialists were not so much interested in the...– bell hooks (via wretchedoftheearth)
An Open Letter in response to: “To Be Anti-Racist Is To Be Feminist: The Hoodie...– My sistahlove for the great brain and soul that is Aishah Shahidah Simmons just deepened with this incredible response to Adele Wilde Blavatsky’s white-female-privilege-soaked post on the Hoodie and Hijab Protests. (via racialicious)
One year I vacationed in Mexico and spent the entire time in the water, body...– What I’ve always loved about Disgrasian’s Jen Wang is how she breaks down the fuckery with hilarity. Check out her most current post latest skin-whitening products from some parts of Asia—including that notorious vagina-whitener on the R today. (via racialicious)
Young, Black, Male, and Stalked by Bias →
strugglingtobeheard: imstillnotcomingbackmffw: The message society too often sends to black teenagers — that they are feared — is toxic, deeply embedded and very dangerous. people continue to miss the mark with these articles…… i will have to read this later, thanks for sharing
Anonymous asked: My son (13 y.o.) just got...
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Our Ancestors will not accept mediocrity as their standards.– Ivan Van Sertima (via fyeahblackhistory)
Racist outrage: Black child, 6, handcuffed after... →
fuckyeahmarxismleninism: MILLEDGEVILLE, Georgia (AP) — Police in Georgia handcuffed a kindergartner after the girl threw a tantrum, and the police chief defended the action. The girl’s family demanded Tuesday that this central Georgia city change policy so that other children aren’t treated the same way. They say the child was shaken up by being put in a cell at the police station. Salecia...
Advocating Progress: Tucson School Update: Board... →
sarahlee310: brianjkao: By Arturo R. García The fight to keep Mexican-American Studies alive in Tucson, AZ, suffered a defeat Tuesday night–but one supporters of the program vowed to continue come election time. “You’re done Cuevas!” someone shouted at Tucson Unified School District board member Miguel Cuevas, who was part of the majority in the 3-2 vote not to renew MAS Director Sean...
Hence, for liberals, black people are to be ‘included’ and ‘integrated’ into...– Cornel West, Race Matters (via ethiopienne)
Trayvon Martin killing: UN human rights chief... →
mamitah: cultureofresistance: via @WomanVote UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay has called for an “immediate investigation” into the circumstances surrounding the death of Trayvon Martin, the unarmed black teen who was shot dead by a volunteer neighbourhood watchman in Florida. More on The Telegraph excelent, and rare
Each of us is here now because in one way or another we share a commitment to...– Audre Lorde, The Transformation of Silence into Language and Action* (Link) Lorde on the transformation of silence into language and action… (via jonubian)
Even after it seemed we’d analyzed the “Sh-t (x) People Say” meme into the...– Oh SNAP! Rosie wins the innernets today with “I speak Spanish, but I’m not your dictionary.” Read the rest of Arturo’s interview with Rosie, Alison, and their teacher, Jennifer Swift—and check out the video!—on the R today. (via racialicious)
29 Black People Have Been Killed by... →
occupyallstreets: Twenty-eight Black People (27 Men and 1 Female) Killed by Police Officials, Security Guards, and Self-Appointed “Keepers of the Peace” between January 1, 2012 and March 31, 2012 - 28 cases of state sanctioned or justified murder of Black people in the first 3 months of 2012 alone have been found (due to under reporting and discriminatory methods of documentation, it is likely...