And the only thing worth living for is the good. And that's why we've got to make sure we pass it on.

“Can you remember who you were, before the world told you who you should be?”

—   Danielle LaPorte (via pacifism)

(Source: thingsthatsing, via pollywannablackgirl)

“Pain is important: how we evade it, how we succumb to it, how we deal with it, how we transcend it.”

—   Audre Lorde (via larmoyante)

(via westmorelandgoddess)

“'I love myself.'
the
quietest.
simplest.
most
powerful.
revolution
ever.”

—   nayyirah waheed, ism (via perfect)

(Source: nayyirahwaheed, via ageekyfemmeforeveringlasses)

“What if you didn’t run? This one time. What if you stayed, and let love overtake you?”

—   Josh Bennett (via fawun)

(Source: wordsthat-speak, via simplygarrison)

unapproachableblackchicks:

Black movement for integration. Teaching the illiterate to write so they can vote in Virginia, 1960.

unapproachableblackchicks:

Black movement for integration. Teaching the illiterate to write so they can vote in Virginia, 1960.

(Source: Slate)

“You see it’s broke nigga racism
That’s that ‘don’t touch anything in the store’
And this rich nigga racism
That’s that ‘come in, please buy more
What you want, a Bentley? fur coat? a diamond chain?
All you Blacks want all the same things
-Kanye West, New Slaves”

—   Just a little Sociology 101 (exploitation + cultural commodification) 

“Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time.”

—   Maya Angelou (via adeana)

(via notesofacagedbird)

“I must remind you that starving a child is violence. Suppressing a culture is violence. Neglecting school children is violence. Punishing a mother and her family is violence. Discrimination against a working man is violence. Ghetto housing is violence. Ignoring medical need is violence. Contempt for poverty is violence.”

—   Coretta Scott King (via samirathejerk)

(via notesofacagedbird)

(Source: natarrii, via notesofacagedbird)