"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."

"Let people feel the weight of who you are and let them deal with it."

John Eldridge (via x09)

(Source: purplebuddhaproject, via diasporadash)

"We are forever told that America has a free press, except when it comes to Israel, and then it is obviously an open gov’t propaganda agency."

Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin (via america-wakiewakie)

(via cultureofresistance)

"The universalizing pretensions of Western philosophy, which by its very abstractness and distance from vulgar reality seemed to be all-inclusive of human experience, are thereby shown to be illusory. White (male) philosophy’s confrontation of Man and Universe, or even Person and Universe, is really predicated on taking personhood for granted and thus excludes the differential experience of those who have ceaselessly had to fight to have their personhood recognized in the first place."

Charles W. Mills, Blackness Visible (via afrometaphysics)

(Source: ganjagremlins, via afrometaphysics)