teacher: What was one of the initial causes for the slave trade?
class: Lack of people to work in the Southern Colonies.
me: Lazy white people.
Whenever we as Black people acknowledge our beautiful history and culture, a...– (via blackmanonthemoon)
theuppitynegras: Every morning tumblr reminds me not to trust white people.
Never argue with a fool. Onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.– Mark Twain (via justineskye)
pursuitsofthesoul: White people who say they don’t have white privilege. White crayons are the only white thing that could rightly say they don’t have white privilege. Please take a seat.
ambitioussurvival: We talk a lot about Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr., but it’s time to be like them, as strong as them. They were mortal men like us and every one of us can be like them. I don’t want to be a role model. I just want to be someone who says, this is who I am, this is what I do. I say what’s on my mind. —Tupac.
Think lightly of yourself and deeply of the world.– Miyamoto Musashi (via nirvikalpa)
You don’t have a soul. You are a soul. You have a body.– C. S. Lewis (via recognizedsaint)
I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly...– Toni Morrison (via foucault-cult)
I began to understand that suffering and disappointments and melancholy are...– Hermann Hesse, Peter Camenzind (via slychedelic)
I love this world because it is imperfect. It is imperfect, and that’s why it is...– Osho (via her0inchic)
The most powerful weapon on Earth is the human soul on fire.– Ferdinand Foch (via tripsygypsy)
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poeticdistant: I pledge allegiance to my Black People. I pledge to develop my mind and body to the greatest extent possible. I will learn all that I can in order to give my best to my People in their struggle for liberation. I will keep myself physically fit, building a strong body free from drugs and other…
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jnewmanofcourse: I am the Black Man Some Know me as Inhotep, Ramses, Martin or Malcolm Others know me as the brother on the corner or in jail I am both Detroit Red and Malcolm. From this day forward, I pledge my life to the liberation of my people. I will put God first in my life. Black women will feel…
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emancipate yourself from mental slavery.
Wisdom is better than silver or gold.– Bob Marley (via lovelovesnoone)
it is better to conquer yourself than to win a thousand battles..