“While white women are praised for altering their bodies, plumping their lips and tanning their skin, black women are shamed although the same features exist on them naturally” Amandla Stenberg on cultural appropriation.
“If I thought the war was going to bring freedom and equality to twenty-two million of my people they wouldn’t have to draft me, I’d join tomorrow.” Muhammed Ali. Continue reading
“I’m trying to break out of my shell, but I guess there is no shell. I guess this is just how I am—I’m just quiet and distant…I don’t like being this way, but it’s just natural to me now.” Kalief Browder interview with The New Yorker.
“The assumption that the enforced separation of the two races stamps the colored race with a badge of inferiority.” Opinion of the Court delivered by Justice Henry Billings Brown. Continue reading