sempiterna: BLACK AND BROWN PEOPLE IN LONDON (partic visibly muslim people South London/Woolwich area) Please stay safe. If you live in Woolwich, please avoid going out if you can. The English Defence League are calling their members in all parts of the country to take to the streets and they are throwing missiles at police around the Woolwich area. Please keep updated via Twitter or the EDL...
miguu: you broke the ocean in half to be here only to meet nothing that wants you.
More African American adults are currently in prison or jail, on probation or...– Michelle Alexander, The New Jim Crowe This is how institutionalized racism works, operates and destroys the lives of POC (and here specifically black people) while enshrining white supremacy. And people say that things have “changed.” BS. Words for serious thought. (via blackinasia)
Why aren't more people freaking out about the new...
dancepunksnotdead: You know, the one that gives housewives/full-time mothers a pension— wages for housework? It’s ONLY A HUGE VICTORY FOR FEMINISM, SOCIALISM, AND WOMEN OF COLOR. Not a big deal or anything. Tumblr is mysteriously silent about this. http://rabble.ca/columnists/2013/05/venezuelas-new-labour-law-best-mothers-day-gift
Your deepest roots are in nature. No matter who you are, where you live, or what...– Charles Cooke (via thelittlephilosopher)
Respect yourself enough to walk away from anything that no longer serves you,...– Robert Tew (via thelittlephilosopher)
I paint flowers so they will not die.– Frida Kahlo (via wellfvck)
orinfear: give me my narratives about powerful woman-heroes, unapologetic woman-destroyers, women who are good and kind, women who are bright and bubbly, women who are crushed by the weight of their ghosts, women who do not fight but who take names in their own kinds of battle give me diverse women in your story or go home
My Racist Encounter at the White House... →
unlockingtheboxofdreams: I don’t need you to “tolerate” me. I don’t want you to merely put up with my presence. All I ask, all I have ever asked, is to be treated as a human being, that bigoted jingoism is not injected into every minute facet my life, that there remains at least the illusion of decency. Everybody needs to read this
A village in India plants 111 trees every time a... →
kalisherni: deafmuslimpunx: While in some parts of India, many expectant parents still say they’d prefer bearing sons, members of the Piplantri village, in the western state of Rajasthan, are breaking this trend by celebrating the birth of each baby girl in way that benefits everyone. For every female child that’s born, the community gathers to plant 111 fruit trees in her honor in the...
Diaspora is simultaneously a state of being and a process of becoming, a kind of...– Paul Tiyambe Zeleza (via theuncolonizedmind)
ourafrica: Pray for peace.
peace-love-justice: powertotheyankinpussy: Praying for those in Boston today. For those in Iraq where 20 bombs were set off today. Praying for the 29 that were killed in Somalia because of a bomb set off yesterday. Praying for the thousands of innocent victims of U.S. drones in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia. Praying for everyone. Praying for this whole world. Because every life matters...
Stay strong Boston.
ourafrica: Our hearts and prayers are with you.
rashadsays: lol @ americans who think jalapeños are hot
israel: (forcefully sterilizes ethiopian jews)
israel: (demolishes the homes of palestinians on a huge scale)
israel: (segregates buses so that palestinians have to ride separate buses from israelis)
israel: (forcibly makes it so palestinians cannot visit parts of their own homeland)
israel: (kills and oppresses the palestinian people in the name of a pure jewish homeland)
palestinian civilian: (throws a rock)
america: OMGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG VIOLENCE!