Feminist Quotes: Infertility and woman blaming,... →
When I think about raising awareness of issues relating to women and fertility, I want us to be talking about how women are judged for getting pregnant too young, for getting pregnant without a long term and male partner, for getting pregnant or failing to get pregnant when too old, for getting…
You are not accidental. The world needs you. Without you, something will be...– Osho (via souls-entwined)
Today in Depressing History: May 18, 1896: U.S.... →
depressinghistory: On May 18, 1896, the United States Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of racial segregation laws in Plessy v. Ferguson, creating the doctrine of “separate but equal”. Louisiana had passed a law requiring segregation of Black and white passengers on railways in 1890, prompting a…
knowledge equals black power: girljanitor:... →
girljanitor: indica-tor: POC who live here in America: I realize you’re hurt by the ignorant words of “white people” who don’t know what they’re talking about, and I’m sorry. But I have a question for you. In this “land of the free”…aren’t you free? What are their words doing to…
The disappearance of well-paid manufacturing jobs for Black working-class men...– Patricia Hill Collins in Black Feminist Thought (via daniellemertina)
yourbones: somegirlnamedkaitlyn: My dog understands the word “No,” so how are you going to tell me teenage boys don’t know the difference between rape and consent? Nailed it.
Take a day to heal from the lies you’ve told yourself and the ones that have...– Maya Angelou (via creatingaquietmind) take a year. take a lifetime. (via youarenotyou)
However, our dialogue about twerking reflects a larger system of cultural...– Let’s get ratchet! Check your privilege at the door By SESALI BOWEN (via unapproachableblackchicks) - S. (via wellesleyriot)
I don’t expect gay people to prove to me, a straight person, that there’s...– This. I owe no one an explanation of my oppression, nor do I have the responsibility to educate you. You feel me? (via ladyatheist)
You want tangible, social benefits to writing fiction? There are people walking...– Warren Ellis (via annie-hall)
The little I have learnt about this place makes me realise that I am very...– BBC News correspondent Mark Doyle stated that he is uncomfortable being described as an “Africa expert” (via b-sama)
You mean the generation that paid three times as much for college to enter a job...– When comments are better than the article, Atlantic edition (“The Cheapest Generation: Why Millennials arent’ buying cars or houses, and what that means for the economy”) Every time someone says we’re a lazy and entitled generation I’m going to show them this They should be happy most of us...
I’ve told the kids in the ghettos that violence won’t solve their problems, but...– Martin Luther King Jr. (via loveinfamine) The Martin Luther King Jr. White people never quote (via youngblackandvegan)
Family Planning Is Key to Healthy Pregnancies and... →
rhrealitycheck: According to a new report, the United States has the highest first-day death rate in the industrialized world. Addressing this and related problems will require comprehensive efforts to reduce pervasive economic, social, and health disparities. In the United States, an estimated 11,300 babies die each year on the day they are born, according to anew report from Save the...
If there is a God, He will have to beg my forgiveness.– A phrase that was carved on the walls of a concentration camp cell during WWII by a Jewish prisoner. (via notclarissa)
… the socialization of boys regarding masculinity is often at the expense of...– Don McPherson, former NFL quarterback, feminist and educator (via spikyhairjon)
Some men who want to compliment random women on the street are genuinely good...– Why You Shouldn’t Tell That Random Girl On The Street That She’s Hot » Brute Reason (via albinwonderland)
To acknowledge our ancestors means we are aware that we did not make ourselves....– - Alice Walker, “In These Dissenting Times” (via variationalbeings)
The Epic Ignoring: 5 Major Scandals The Media... →
thepoliticalfreakshow: This week, the national media has focused on the three different scandals surrounding the White House, devoting hours of coverage to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) improperly targeting conservative groups applying for tax exempt status, the talking points Susan Rice used in the aftermath of the attacks in Benghazi, and the Justice Department’s subpoena of […] This...
When you start thinking for yourselves, you frighten them, and they try and...– Malcolm X, ‘Confronting White Oppression’ (1965)
Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness. I am kind to everyone, but when someone...– Al Capone (via mrcheyl)
Charges dropped against Florida teen over amateur... →
knowledgeequalsblackpower: duelswords: lostintrafficlights: The 16-year-old high school student who was arrested after causing a small explosion on school grounds will not be charged with a crime. GOOD. Thank god! Yay. I hope she’s not traumatized from her arrest and I hope her life goes well.