The axe forgets; the tree remembers.
African Proverb (via onigiri85)

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I try to maintain a healthy dose of daydreaming to remain sane.
Florence Welch (via olympia-tula)

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Doing the Right Thing for Eric Garner

newyorker:

Jelani Cobb on Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing” and the cinematic sense of déjà vu: http://nyr.kr/1nb8qkR

“The images remain familiar twenty-five years later because time has passed but in crucial ways our context has scarcely changed at all.”

Above: A memorial for Eric Garner at the site where he died. Photograph by Mark Peterson/Redux

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WHITE PRIVILEGE MASS MURDERER EDITON!

thaunderground:

curvesincolor:

So Ronald Lee Haskell, a Caucasian man who murdered an entire family execution style including 4 children, was brought into police custody PEACEFULLY.

While Eric Garner a Black man who was SUSPECTED of selling loose cigarettes in front of a bodega was murdered by the police on SIGHT!

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wwwbeautifullensecom:

i have never seen this much attitude in animation.

wwwbeautifullensecom:

i have never seen this much attitude in animation.

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“Love says: I’ve seen the ugly parts of you, and I’m staying.”

“Our culture doesn’t love love; It loves the idea of love. It wants the emotion without the sacrifice.”

Matt Chandler (via lndisher)

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youngblackandvegan:

vh1:

Hanging with newly signed heavy metal band Unlocking the Truth \m/

black boy excellence!

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Holder memorably referred to the U.S. as a ‘nation of cowards’ when it comes to race, but that could be a better state of affairs than the one we now have. It’s far more damning that this is a nation of self-declared racial innocents, blithely detached from its past and their prejudices.
Jelani Cobb on talking openly about Obama and race: http://nyr.kr/1l3ChHc (via newyorker)

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