I really believe that applying poetry, or language in general, to trauma is the ultimate act of reclaiming. Naming something gives you a sort of ownership over it (hey, colonialism did it all the time, haha), so choosing words that identify your experience makes it less of this looming unknown that has you at its mercy. It makes everything less ‘something that happened to me’ and more ‘experience/story that belongs to me,’ you know?– Safia Elhillo, interviewed for The Body Narratives (via bostonpoetryslam)
If Wal-Mart Paid Its Employees a Living Wage, How Much Would Prices Go Up? (2:02)
This video crunches the numbers on how much Walmart, the single biggest beneficiary of the food stamp economy, might have to raise prices across the board to help a typical worker earn a living wage.
Me & my daughter cosplaying together !
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Black sentai group right here yo
I already saw that on Tumblr.– literally everything (via beccaliving)
How true is this? Lol #naturalhairhumor
Had the most incredible time at the Tribe Called Red show tonight, so much skill from @jonesdancer
…exploring the relationship between African American and Native peoples of Virginia, she unraveled the story of…a racial divide that the Civil Rights movement has never eroded. Virginia’s miscegenation laws, from the law of hypo-descent to the Racial Integrity Act, are burned into the hearts and culture of Virginians, white, black and Indian.