Sometimes, men can be arseholes. Men are cushioned by a number of unearned privileges and this occasionally leads them to believe that they have a supreme amount of entitlements. Amidst these entitlements, some men expect women to cater to their wants, needs and desires, regardless of their own…
Kathleen Hanna (via hainelamour)
*the baseline for everything right now in my life and work. period.
- Talaam Acey
I built a fortess around myself and hung up a notice sign outside it, ‘guarded till further notice’.
- A popular phrase that originated in the black LGBTQ community (but appropriated by hetero folks like Tamar Braxton). Its meaning is contextual; it can either be used to warn someone that is overstepping your boundaries (akin to “check yourself before you wreck yourself”) or encourage someone to have fun. (via blackproverbs)
Love Czars - The Sa-Ra Creative Partners
A Gateway into Kano
This documentary follows the story of a Kano monument as it undergoes over 200 years of renovations. As the monument changes, so too does the city.
This story brings to light the reality of modernization in this African city. Some challenges have been overcome; some have led to failure.
The real-life stories shared by these citizens push us to ask the hard questions regarding change, culture, and community.