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I’m at that stage of writing where I have this beautiful image in my head and I’m procrastinating the part where I open LibreOffice and inflict a half-mangled caricature of it on the blank page.
Is it weird that the hardest part of writing is letting go of the perfect image and accepting that there just aren’t words for some things?
How I know this work, OUR work is important. #blackfeminism is for everybody #aww #students thx
I am not my hair- India Arie
As the quarter ends.. i realized what a change taking this feminism class has made.. How it has impacted me.. As a woman, i now realize the different labels society gives me.. The powers and rights that are deprived of me.. I just wanted to thank the professor for enlightening me to many issues i would not have otherwise been aware of.. I now look at music differently, i now have a different and higher respect to women who are out there trying to make themselves better and trying to be someone in the community.. I now question many practices we have as a society and wonder if this is how it should be. I mean, that is what education should do right? It should open our eyes, make us aware of issues outside of us, it should raise questions that could and should make people want to change and do something about these issues.
“….hopping a plane to rap to someone else’s “community” while your son struggles alone with the Junior Scholastic assignment on “The dark Continent” is not revolutionary. sitting around murder-mouthing incorrect niggers while your father goes upside your mother’s head is not…
- James Baldwin, Autobiographical Notes from Notes of a Native Son (via livinginthelostage)
Homophobia: The fear that another man will treat you like you treat women.
This anecdote is a smart, concise portrayal of male privilege and the glaring realization that women must deal with feeling unsafe every single day. Very rarely does society guide and enforce men to create an environment that is safe for all genders; however, society is constantly coaching women on how to be safe, how to “avoid” being sexually harassed. And perhaps it’s the simple fact that male privilege is widely unrecognized or addressed is equally as shocking.
- Jessica Valenti (via cunicular)
The Classic and Ground Breaking Ethnic Notions still remains a key teaching tool for race scholars. #ucrBFT
Negative portrayals of black women in mass media. Includes footage of an interview with Barbara Christian.