secondtimevirgin:

Daughters of the Dust (Julie Dash, 1991)

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blackbrehworking
Almosy found our period wagon for #whenwefree just needs to be…bigger…anyone have an old wagon or a wagon wheel around?  #emancipationprops #donate http://www.gofundme.com/ba5bqg

Almosy found our period wagon for #whenwefree just needs to be…bigger…anyone have an old wagon or a wagon wheel around? #emancipationprops #donate http://www.gofundme.com/ba5bqg

I don’t think whites understand the degree to which Negroes do not want their whiteness. I am trying to suggest that the negro is striving to be equal to a particular image of himself that he has achieved. He is not trying to become equal to whites.

— Grace Lee Boggs to the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions in 1963 as cited in the film American Revolutionary  http://video.pbs.org/video/2365279681/

filth-thezine:

Black and Pink: Chicago is an open family of GLBTQ prisoners and “free world” allies who support each other.
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unapproachableblackchicks:

WNBA All Star Dunk Fest

Yes.

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My bravest imagination has no concept of how shattered your tender heart is feeling. I know how much you have love, care and kindness for the most vulnerable among us, and also I understand your deep and abiding love for your land Palestine and her people. My heart is broken with yours.

— river to river, queen. (via thatonesuheirhammad)

classicladiesofcolor:

In New Orleans, Louisiana famed gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, center, is joined at Moisant Airport by friends, Mrs. Elliot Von J. Beal, left, hat designer, and Mrs. Harold Francis, a local realtor, on June 10, 1966.  Jackson was in town to perform at a church benefit.

classicladiesofcolor:

In New Orleans, Louisiana famed gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, center, is joined at Moisant Airport by friends, Mrs. Elliot Von J. Beal, left, hat designer, and Mrs. Harold Francis, a local realtor, on June 10, 1966.  Jackson was in town to perform at a church benefit.

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sarahbalakrishnan:

Angela Davis speaks in 1969 on being fired after having lectured at UCLA for 2 days — on the Black Panthers, communism, and life for the African American. 

Brilliant. 

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curlygirlrevolution

blackfeministfilmschool:

When We Free casting was great this week! First rehearsal tomorrow night! Contribute to our online fundraiser so we can feed, house and pay our brilliant cast!!! http://www.gofundme.com/ba5bqg

The meek have already inherited the earth. They just don’t know it yet. That’s what’s so scary.

— Toni Morrison, 1975  http://giftedandratchet.com/2014/07/05/rare-toni-morrison-speech-unearthed/

Life is short. Freedom is in my mind.

-Toni Morrison, 1975

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Happy Birthday Ida B. Wells!!!!!

It is Ida B. Wells Day!!!

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Shield. For Ida B. Wells by Alexis P. Gumbs. 

In honor of Ida B. Wells Day (July 16th), here is an encore presentation of a meditation comes from this warrior for the transformative light of truth.  I see you bright thunder!

Listen to the meditation here: http://ift.tt/Ua2QTR 

If you want to get access to all of the meditations streaming find out how here:  http://ift.tt/1mDP4l5 

Also get your limited edition copy of the collage “Shield” for Ida B. Wells this week in celebration with a donation of $35 or more.  (Only 20 copies exist!)

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Ida B. Wells funded her revolutionary investigative journalistic publications Southern Horrors and A Red Record about the next steps for freedom after emancipation through the supportive fundraiser of Black Women’s Clubs in the early 1900s. Now, we too are funding When We Free our revolutionary independent film about spiritual freedom after emancipation by reaching out to our most aligned and devoted community!!! YOU! Celebrate Ida B. Wells, independent media and the possibility of our collective freedom by donating and spreading the word!!! http://ift.tt/1mGjaqL

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