White women drug abusers are far more likely to receive counseling, treatment...– Sikivu Hutchinson (rest of the article here)
Attica Prison Rebellion 40th Anniversary... →
RSVP for the September 9, 2011 event and check out the other events honoring the Attica Rebellion in September! “We have set forth demands that will bring closer to reality the demise of these prisons, institutions that serve no useful purpose to the People of America but to those who would enslave and exploit the People of America.” From the Attica Prisoners’ Demands, September 9, 1971. For a...
The fiery sun of my passions evaporates the love lakes of my soul, clouds my...– Saul Williams (via lettertoafrica)
Two Days of Mass Call-Ins for Prisoners in... →
Support the California hunger strikers and political prisoner Leonard Peltier
Black August Art Exhibition, August 20th 2011, The... →
Black August Film Festival, August 13th 2011,... →
Usually adult males who are unable to make emotional connections with the women...– (via dreamhampton1) bell hooks always says it so well…
We call someone a ‘pussy’ for being weak, even though the vagina contains...– Benjamin Law, Frankie Magazine Issue 40. (via raphmike)
Reading... "15 of the Deadliest Corporations" →
liberationfrequency: These corporations, if they were individual human beings, would be locked up for life. Instead, they continue raking in the big bucks. Human rights abuses, murder, war, eco disasters, and animal exploitation keep these evil companies raking in the green. Prepare to be disgusted. I don’t think the list is in any particular order. Even if you don’t agree with all of them...
i want your mind first and your body second
PeaceImages Jewelry: from Carl King's "Myths About... →
peaceimages: Myth #1 – Introverts don’t like to talk. This is not true. Introverts just don’t talk unless they have something to say. They hate small talk. Get an introvert talking about something they are interested in, and they won’t shut up for days. Myth #2 – Introverts are shy. Shyness has nothing to…
blklght asked: love love love what you've put up. knew i had to follow when i saw the mari evans poem. i made a piece of art out of that exact excerpt and it stays on my wall.
Sex positivity to me is basically what it sounds like. People put so much shame...– Brittany, CSPH intern (via thecsph)
BREAKING: Bachmann pledges to ban pornography →
dionthesocialist: BREAKING: BACHMANN PLEDGES TO BAN PORNOGRAPHY | Tonight, Michelle Bachmann became the first presidential candidate to sign a pledge created by THE FAMiLY LEADER, an influential social-conservative group in Iowa. By signing the pledge Bachmann “vows” to “uphold the institution of marriage as only between one man and one women” by committing herself to 14 specifics steps. The...
When do we stop separating how we treat women from our vision of a free, equal,...– Eve Ensler in the Guardian’s Comment is free section about the serious questions raised by the DSK case and the difficulty, doubt and ridicule that women face in making rape charges. An important read. (via thepoliticalnotebook)
Sex is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite...– Marquis de Sade (via theguccislut)
1st Annual Bed-Stuy Pride Sunday, August 21st 12:00-6:00pm Tompkins Park Sunday, August 21st from 12:00-6:00pm the Audre Lorde Project’s S.O.S. Collective will host the 1st Annual Bed-Stuy Pride to celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Transgender and Gender-Non-Conforming people of color in the Bedstuy community. The day will feature performances, artists, vendors, free childcare,...
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—July 5th, 2011 Prisoners Across at Least 6 California Prisons Join Pelican Bay Hunger Strikers Strike Could Involve Thousands of Prisoners Press Contact: Isaac Ontiveros Prison Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition Office: 510 444 0484 Cell: 510 517 6612 Oakland— More than 100 hours into an indefinite hunger strike started at Pelican Bay State Prison’s...
Formerly Incarcerated & Convicted People's... →
We had chemistry cause she was a Cancer…– Common (via favorthevisual)
there’s more than one way to be, love, and live. just because i’m pro-black folk (and people of color in general) doesn’t mean i hate white people. just because i’m pro-women doesn’t mean i hate men. just because i don’t aspire to obtain this idea of the “american dream” that’s been fed to all of us, doesn’t mean i’m limiting...
Call to Act Now! Write to Greek Authorities: Let the Flotilla Sail! http://nlginternational.org/action/current.php#159 The Freedom Flotilla to Gaza has been blocked from departing by Greek authorities, apparently under U.S. and Israeli pressure, and the US Boat to Gaza Captain John Klusmire arrested. Please use the following sample letter to write to Greek authorities and call for the...
New Birth Control for Men: 100% effective for 10... →
iamwhoiamandidontgiveadamn: sanityscraps: ladycaloon: shelbynw: hamandheroin: When it comes to birth control, it’s a lot harder figuring out how to stop a bajillion little sperm than one little egg, but a scientist in India has managed to develop an injection for men that has so far proven to be 100% effective and completely reversible with no side effects. Sign me up. The...
from Sailing the Hot Streets of Athens, Greece by...
blackfeminismlives: -by Alice Walker, on a boat, trying to get to Gaza That a boat filled with love letters from children is a threat to those with apparently little memory of youth or experience of love.
letting go” sounds so passive but is often the greatest/most courageous action...– On letting go. (via jonubian)
Voices from Solitary: Letter from a Pelican Bay Hunger Striker July 1, 2011 http://solitarywatch.com/2011/07/01/voices-from-solitary-letter-from-a-pelican-bay-hunger-striker/ by Jean Casella and James Ridgeway The following letter was written by John R. Martinez, one of the inmates in the Security Housing Unit at California’s Pelican Bay State Prison who began a hunger strike on July 1 to protest...
dream hampton: New moon in Cancer, eclipsed. By... →
dreamhampton1: The third eclipse of the moon in four weeks occurs late late tonight. In the sign of Cancer, this moon is concerned with what the heart knows, what it longs for, where it finds refuge. Opposed in the night sky by Pluto, this Cancer Moon can feel like Demeter wandering the literal world in search…
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west; people create distinctions...– Buddha (via elige)
Fuck Yeah Radical Literature!: Zine: Alternatives... →
fuckyeahradicalliterature: Note: Digital Read URL: http://www.mediafire.com/?jj8n7jvqw2s46gs Opening: Whether we call them because of a dispute between neighbors or a robbery, a shooting or sexual violence, the police rarely meet our needs. They don’t help us heal. And they don’t prevent future harm. Rather than…
Every week we plan on releasing more classified documents and embarrassing...– LulzSec leaks Arizona law enforcement papers (Updated with excerpts) - Boing Boing (via itisrighttorebel)