Knowing how to be solitary is central to the art of loving. When we can be...– bell hooks (via thepoetandthesiren)
New Laws Would Make Environmental Protest... →
There’s a vibrant environmental protest movement reviving “direct action” techniques like tree-sitting. In Oregon, in the summer of 2011, one blockade took 50 cops, a backhoe, and a 125-foot-crane to The criminalization and “terrorization” of dissent continues…
I’ve seen a few ppl post the petition to the President to remove Assata Shakur from the FBI’s “most wanted terrorists” list. First of all, he won’t ever do that. Secondly, labeling Assata this way is an act of terrorism on the part of the US government. I don’t negotiate with terrorists.
Racism only has real life effects for People of...
fuckyeahcracker: Effects Of Thinking White People Are “All Like That”: Literally nothing other than white people having their feelings hurt on the internet I’m not joking there is no real world consequence of this Effects Of Thinking People of Color Are “All Like That”: Saudi student is literally surrounded by FBI for cooking rice under terrorist suspicions White people literally can not...
Indigenisation: All African States Must Follow... →
“The ongoing competition between the US and China for dominance in Africa and for its natural resources destructively affects the internal stability and security of the continent. Under these conditions all African states should focus on expanding relations with countries that historically proved their commitment to the true liberation of Africa and to the development of mutually beneficial...
Is The 70-Hour Work Week Worth The Sacrifice? →
Everyone talking that “grind hard, don’t sleep” mess; shut up.
The AfroFuturist Affair: Drexciya: Not Your... →
musicafrofuturism: Drexciya was—and still remains—an enigma. No longer creating music, Drexciya was an electronic music group active in the early-mid 90s based out of Detroit, Michigan. James Stinson—who passed away in 2002—is their only known member, though Gerald Donald (techno…
cosbyykidd: Man if you are gonna say “nigga” then just say it. Dont type “niggah/nigguh/n*gga” etc… That just shows you dont feel comfortable saying it nor do you use the term in real life. Just chill and say something else. The worst is ninja. FOHWTBS
yaoibutts: i love how potato in french is pomme de terre, which pretty much means “earth apple.” like what stupid frenchman saw this: and said “zis petite légume looks like a, how you say, APPLE! hmmm… but it grows in ze earth… HON HON HON! MAIS OUI! C’EST UNE POMME DE TERRE!” My mom played a practical joke on me when I was like 5 years old. She sliced up a potato, put in in a bowl and...
What if people told European history like they... →
“Pre-contact Europeans wore clothing made of natural materials such as animal skin and plant and animal-based textiles. Women wore long dresses and covered their hair, and men wore tunics and leggings. Both men and women liked to wear jewelry made from precious stones and metals as a sign of status. Before contact, Europeans had very poor diets. Most people were farmers and grew wheat and...
Ishmael Reed: "All the Demons Of American Racism... →
Author and cultural critic Ishmael Reed reflects on the role of race in national politics.
I hate my friends
lunaticphan: So my driving instructor texted me, and I was walking so I just typed ‘Ok’ and hit send and then I looked at it and was like WHAT But as it turns out, my friends are entirely responsible for turning ‘Ok’ into a shortcut. Cry I’m crying laughing.
Young, Gifted & Black children ROCKING OUT!
jadedpunk: There is a metal band in Brooklyn called Unlocking The Truth that is made up of three 11-year-olds. They make every band in the nu-metal scene look like total garbage. Not that that was difficult. These kids have some seriously dope metally riffs and breakdowns. Not sure when they have time to come up with those in between doing homework and…I don’t know, what do 11-year-olds do...
I Thought Solitary Confinement in Iran Was Bad --... →
We throw thousands of men in the hole for the books they read, the company they keep, the beliefs they hold. Here’s why. “…I once yearned to be sat down in a padded, soundproof room, blindfolded, and questioned, just so I could talk to somebody…”
Winnie Mandela accuses Nelson of 'betraying' the... →
Mrs Mandela, 73, said that the former ANC Leader had done nothing for poor black people and should not have accepted the Nobel Peace Prize.
partybarackisinthehousetonight: my life changed forever when i found out the word “slang” was actually slang for “shortened language”
Police raid a family home for growing vegetables. →
LEAWOOD, Kan. (AP) — Two former CIA employees whose Kansas home was fruitlessly searched for marijuana during a two-state drug sweep claim they were illegally targeted, possibly because they had bought indoor growing supplies to raise vegetables. The irony that they once worked for the CIA. And LOL at the AP writer’s use of the word “fruitlessly.”
Evolution Of A Queen: black inventors and their... →
mpr1m3: air conditioning unit Frederick M. Jones July 12, 1949 almanac Benjamin Banneker Approx 1791 auto cut-off switch Granville T. Woods January 1, 1839 auto fishing devise G. Cook May 30, 1899 automatic gear shift Richard Spikes February 28, 1932 baby…
Evolution Of A Queen: daniellemertina:... →
daniellemertina: blackmanonthemoon: I believe that the Atlantic Slave Trade is one of the least studied and poorly taught atrocities in history. There are numerous aspects of the Atlantic Slave Trade that are generally understated in a academic format mainly the horrendous economic,…
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EAT LIKE YOU GIVE A FUCK best website ever!!
An Open Letter From Assata →
My name is Assata Shakur, and I am a 20th century escaped slave. Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence t…
Why my MVP vote went to Carmelo Anthony - The... →
When I placed my NBA MVP vote a few weeks ago, I knew I would be in the minority. I knew LeBron James was the prohibitive favorite to win his fourth award because he unquestionably is the best player in the game. I voted for Carmelo Anthony based on his importance to the New York Knicks, who, if you havenât been paying attention the past decade, have failed to be relevant. When the voting was...