here are my hints

Watching this whole country go cold


Haitian mother protecting her son in Dominican Republic


Haitian mother protecting her son in Dominican Republic

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“If you know yourself, you’ll not be harmed by what is said about you.”

—   Arab proverb (via awelltraveledwoman)

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Frank Stella


Frank Stella

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“The problem is that white people see racism as conscious hate, when racism is bigger than that. Racism is a complex system of social and political levers and pulleys set up generations ago to continue working on the behalf of whites at other people’s expense, whether whites know/like it or not. Racism is an insidious cultural disease. It is so insidious that it doesn’t care if you are a white person who likes black people; it’s still going to find a way to infect how you deal with people who don’t look like you. Yes, racism looks like hate, but hate is just one manifestation. Privilege is another. Access is another. Ignorance is another. Apathy is another. And so on. So while I agree with people who say no one is born racist, it remains a powerful system that we’re immediately born into. It’s like being born into air: you take it in as soon as you breathe. It’s not a cold that you can get over. There is no anti-racist certification class. It’s a set of socioeconomic traps and cultural values that are fired up every time we interact with the world. It is a thing you have to keep scooping out of the boat of your life to keep from drowning in it. I know it’s hard work, but it’s the price you pay for owning everything.”

—   Scott Woods (via andrewgibby)

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“Where there is ruin, there is hope for a treasure.”

—   Rumi  (via thatkindofwoman)

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“So we must daily keep things wound: that is, we must pray when prayer seems dry as dust; we must write when we are physically tired, when our hearts are heavy, when our bodies are in pain.”

—   Madeleine L’Engle (via larmoyante)

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“A passionate woman is worth the chaos.”

—   without doubt.  (via thatkindofwoman)

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“We forget we’re
mostly water
till the rain falls
and every atom
in our body
starts to go home.”

—   Albert Huffstickler, We Forget (via whyallcaps)

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