Intuition!

"...you can still be who you wish you is." -Ye

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If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.

If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.

Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.

The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so.

Kim Katrin Crosby (via xuron)

Keynote Speaker for LGBTQ History Month at Dartmouth, on September 30, 2013, where quote is from.

Important. Especially the phrase “dual genocides.” Because clearly using Black bodies as tools to rebuild stolen and settled land from Native people who are dehumanized and killed via genocide as rationalized by the State makes the relationship between dehumanized stolen bodies without structural power on stolen land a different one from White bodies with structural power occupying land that is not theirs.

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(Source: biggreenmicroaggressions, via gradientlair)

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roseepetals:


Women Dance The Night Away At a Yaba Nightclub. The Popular club owner said: “We don’t care What Part Of The World you are From, we are all friends. Yoruba’s, Hausa’s, Ibo’s, Bini’s All Come To my Club To drink Together As Friends”Lagos 1967. Source: African Media

roseepetals:

Women Dance The Night Away At a Yaba Nightclub.
The Popular club owner said: “We don’t care What Part Of The World you are From, we are all friends. Yoruba’s, Hausa’s, Ibo’s, Bini’s All Come To my Club To drink Together As Friends”
Lagos 1967. Source: African Media

(Source: rhyythms, via naturalbelle)

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