Be on time for a nothin’ - a little late for a lot.– Lupe Fiasco
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But poems are like dreams: in them you put what you don’t know you know.– Adrienne Rich
I do not believe that truth-telling exists in a bubble, sealed off from the...– Adrienne Rich | Arts of the Possible: Essays and Conversations
[Rap] expresses the desire of young black people to reclaim their history,...– Michael Eric Dyson. …someone should tell that to Soulja Boy, Gucci Mane and the like. Just sayin’… (via babyboygreen)
Charity is no substitute for justice. If we never challenge a social order that...– Michael Eric Dyson (via krystallizashun)
Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words.– Robert Frost (via estincelle)
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I’m black, African-American, Negro - whatever you’d like to call me - and as such, I’m a part of a “Complicated Club.”
You know, there is an old Native American legend that goes something like this: An old Cherokee told his grandson about a legendary battle that goes on inside all the people of the earth. He said, “Grandson, the battle is between two “wolves” inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority,...
Saturday, June 04, 2011 // Spiritual Maturity is...
Your attitude must be like my own, for I, the Messiah, did not come to be served, but to serve and to give my life. Matthew 20:28 (LB) We are commanded to serve God. Jesus was very clear: “Your attitude must be like my own, for I, the Messiah, did not come to be served, but to serve and to give my life” (Matthew 20:28 LB). For Christians, service is not something to be tacked onto our schedules...