: To All My Fellow Texans
Tomorrow (May 2nd, 2013) the Texas House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on HB 3238, a bill that would LEGALIZE pilot needle exchange programs. This would help dramatically reduce HIV/Hepatitis incidence in Texas by distributing clean needles to intravenous drug users.
Please take two…
"It is over 180 years since the abolition movement, 165 years since women’s suffrage, and approximately 50 years since the women’s liberation movement propelled American feminism to center stage. Despite noticeable progress, numerous literary and cultural productions, media recognition from the mainstream to the pseudo underground, and other incredible efforts have barely chipped away at the fundamental conflicts that continue to shape relationships between Black and white feminists. A dynamic of neglect, an environment of dismissal, and a culture of misrecognition prevail. The absence of a strong politic on the inherent dignity of Black women and girls as human, and an arrested integration of basic rights for all, as central to any white feminist endeavor does nothing but perpetuate a state of segregation."-The Tragedy of a Failed Politic (via theraceproblem)
”[…] If you surrendered to the air, you could ride it.”
one of my all time favorite books
This is wonderful. Pause for a few moments today to think about what your passion, purpose, and talent is. Have you found where they align? Are you in the right direction to find it? #passion #purpose #talent picture from #heyamberrae
BLUE IVY!! OMG SHE IS SO CUTE. Her daddies mouth + her mom’s everything else.
Political Activist Angela Davis (photographed by Philippe Halsman, 1973)
What a great day for music