Trayvon’s blackness wasn’t something he could hide, so it wouldn’t have mattered...– Angela Marie Davis (via thechanelmuse)
One of the basic elements of the relationship between oppressor and oppressed is...– Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed (via blackdawnrising)
The Two Ways: one is to suffer; the other is to be a professor of the fact that...– Soren Kierkegaard (via timmyp10)
Believe in life! Always human beings will progress to greater, broader, and...– W. E. B. Du Bois (via neonmojo)
Camus, Reflections on the Guillotine
“There is a solidarity of all men in error and aberration. Must that solidarity operate for the tribunal and be denied the accused? No, and if justice has any meaning in this world, it means nothing but the recognition of that solidarity; it cannot, by it’s very essence, divorce itself from compassion. Compassion, of course, can in this instance be but awareness of a common suffering...
Compassion loathes the definitive, irreparable measure that does an injustice to...– Albert Camus, Reflections in the Guillotine
Cesare, Marquis of Beccaria-Bonesana
“If it is important to give the people proofs of power often, then executions must be frequent; but crimes will have to be frequent too, and this will prove that the death penalty does not make the complete impression that it should, whence it results that it is both useless and necessary.” “Reflections on the Guillotine” | Albert Camus | Resistance, Rebellion and Death
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Nowadays, I lecture around the country in defense of affirmative action and meet...– Tim Wise, White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son. (via helmhammerhand)
“Those who believe in democracy, liberty or...
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octoberthe26th: It is so fucken hard. We are so separated, we are so different yet we are so alike. Every single posts about depression are shared by thousands of people. Posts about loneliness are shared by hundreds thousands of people. Everybody is broken, damaged, lonely, weak, this or that way, by this…
planning for the future
the more I look at it, the more tricky, challenging, and ultimately daunting, planning for the future is… there is so much to do—so much I’d like to do. sadly, I am but one person, with limited talents, capabilities, competencies… it will definitely take some time to actively and assiduously adumbrate what I want out of my life moving forward; academically, professionally,...