Think about that final line in [Frantz] Fanon’s Black Skin, White Masks: “O my...– Junot Diaz (via moonmarkedandtouchedbysun)
There are tears which pierce through the earth and rise as stars in other skies....– E.M. Cioran (via invisiblestories)
When you go back and you look at the actual documents, many people have said...– Adam Goodheart on why people still argue over the cause of the Civil War. The war began 152 years ago today, on April 12, 1861. (via nprfreshair)
cacher / to hide To hide a passion totally (or even to hide, more simply, its...– Roland Barthes, Dark Glasses from A Lover’s Discourse, translation by Richard Howard (via frenchtwist)
Then I grew older and began to read about adventures in which I didn’t know that...– Chinua Achebe
Most people aren’t trained to want to face the process of re-understanding a...– Iconic designer Charles Eames in 15 quotes for his 105 birthday this weekend. (via explore-blog)
jane-alice: like no other you can’t be...
In those mirrors, the minds of men, in those pools of uneasy water, in which...– Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse (via frenchtwist)
Power, for the writer….lies in his ability to reveal if only a little bit more...– Happy birthday, Ralph Ellison (via explore-blog)
Mais ce n’était plus le temps où les jeux de l’enfance allaient là comme...– Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Les Confessions
For the White poets who would be Indian
asuddenline: just once just long enough to snap up the words fish-hooked from our tongues. You think of us now when you kneel on the earth, turn holy in a temporary tourism of our souls. With words you paint your faces, chew your doeskin, touch breast to tree as if sharing a mother were all it takes, could bring instant and primal knowledge. You think of us only when your...
A great segment of the American public has been rudely pushed beyond the...– Vine Deloria Jr., God Is Red