"Black women are expected to use our anger only in the service of other people’s salvation or learning."

Audre Lorde, The Uses of Anger (via eshusplayground)

(via hydratedandmelanated)

"Racism is a systemic, societal, institutional, omnipresent, and epistemologically embedded phenomenon that pervades every vestige of our reality. For most whites, however, racism is like murder: the concept exists but someone has to commit it in order for it to happen."