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wretchedoftheearth: themindislimitless: If you have any more, or alternate links just in case these ever get removed, feel free to add to the list. Pass the resources along! Understanding Patriarchy (pdf) (from erosum) We Real Cool: Black Men and Masculinity (pdf). Also …
Words to keep inside your pocket: Quiescent - a quiet, soft-spoken soul. Chimerical - merely imaginary; fanciful. Susurrus - a whispering or rustling sound. Raconteur - one who excels in story-telling. Clinquant - glittering; tinsel-like. Aubade - a song greeting the dawn. Ephemeral - lasting a very short time. Sempiternal - everlasting; eternal. Euphonious - pleasing; sweet in...
Shame is the lie someone told you about yourself.– Anaïs Nin (via survivingjoke)
Sexist thinking taught to females from birth on had made it clear that the...– bell hooks in Feminism is for Everybody [p. 85] (via daniellemertina)
A woman in harmony with her spirit is like a river flowing. She goes where she...– Maya Angelou
[O]nce we begin to feel deeply all the aspects of our lives, we begin to demand...– Lorde, Audre. “Uses of the Erotic: The erotic as Power.” Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches. Freedom, CA: Crossing Press, 1984. 53-59. (via daniellemertina)
Teacher (for Ms. Gavin) in 5th grade you opened up a whole new world to me a world of poetry a world of reading and writing of creating creating a life-long love affair that can never be shaken a world I’ve come to know in more ways than I can count a world of vibrant anthologies and communal spaces a world of greatness of Phyllis Wheatley and Edgar Allen Poe of Sonia Sanchez and Langston...
a love supreme a love supreme a love supreme a love supreme a love supreme a...– (via dreamhampton1)
It is our duty to fight for our freedom. It is our duty to win. We must love...– Assata Shakur
It’s important to never over-invest in other people’s ideas about you. Be they...– dream hampton (via dreamhampton1)
It is a grave injustice to a child or adult to insist that they stop crying. One...– Alexander Lowen, The Voice of the Body