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

“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)

visionary-love:

Maya Angelou

visionary-love:

Maya Angelou

(Source: aseaofquotes, via notesofacagedbird)