Then we would simply lie in each other’s arms, in each other’s element, each other’s time and space, for a long time: and I had never, in my life before, felt such a tremendous safety, or such power to protect.
— James Baldwin, Just Above My Head (via wbrogers)
i must be willing to tell what i’ve seen.
i must bear witness.
i must transgress.
— bell hooks, Art on my mind: visual politics (via wbrogers)
the phrase “curiosity killed the cat” is actually not the full phrase it actually is “curiosity killed the cat but satisfaction brought it back” so don’t let anyone tell you not to be a curious little baby okay go and be interested in the world uwu
Blood is thicker than water The blood of the covenant is thicker than the water of the womb.
Meaning that relationships formed by choice are stronger than those formed by birth.
How do we forgive ourselves for all of the things we did not become?
— "14 Lines from Love Letters or Suicide Notes" by David ‘Doc’ Luben (via bruisedkneesclub)
I’m sorry if me talking about human rights issues is a turn off or makes
you feel uncomfortable
except i’m really only sorry that your sorry ass would rather avoid acknowledgement of human rights issues than try to find ways to subvert the systems and people who violate the human rights of others.
Are you scared? Or are you not ready? There is a difference.
Don’t let the mixed signals fool you. Indecision is a decision.
Colonialism is not satisfied merely with holding a people in its grip and emptying the native’s brain of all form and content. By a kind of perverted logic, it turns to the past of the oppressed people, and distorts, disfigures, and destroys it.
Maturing is realizing how many things don’t require your comment.
Anonymous asked: so basically you're against jewish self determination?
Right, because creating the largest refugee population in the world and the largest open air prison around a 4 mile piece of land with 1.7 mil people who overwhelmingly reside in refugee quarters and depend on foreign aid for survival, openly calling for (and perpetuating) genocide, setting children on fire/throwing thousands of them into a torture prison without any substantial charges, allowing women in labor to die because they’re holed up at a military checkpoint for five hours, deploying an entire rifle’s worth of bullets into a defenseless 13 year old and emptying hundreds of rockets into one of the most densely populated regions on Earth, killing over a hundred in less than 72 hours and turning it into a community spectacle to laugh at has to do with self determination.
Shut the fuck up, you moral lacking parasite.
Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture)
"Dr. King’s policy was that nonviolence would achieve the gains for black people in the United States. His major assumption was that if you are nonviolent, if you suffer, your opponent will see your suffering and will be moved to change his heart. That’s very good.
He only made one fallacious assumption: In order for nonviolence to work, your opponent must have a conscience. The United States has none.”