The thing is, a black man can’t be president in America, given the racial...– from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s article ‘Fear of a Black President’, which is one of the most insightful discussions of America and race in the ‘Obama age’ I have ever read. (via aninsufferableknowitall)
Memories don’t live like people do They always remember you Whether things are...– —Mos Def - Travellin Man
‘if we house fear, our fearlessness should move in.’ #LionHeartfelt– @LionHeartfelt (via lionheartfelt)
And we are alive in amazing times Delicate hearts, diabolical minds...– Mos Def (Life In Marvelous Times)
thad-[Deus]: to praise-[God]: The fast pace-edness... →
The fast pace-edness of this generation is seen clearly in the music that it produces. We’re a people who’s actions and interests scream “I want now.” Not to say there isn’t a place for the now, but the focus on it alone distracts us from patience, meditation, and deep inner-growth. These virtues and practices are becoming lost in art forms that affect the culture. And simultaneously, these...
One does sciences - and especially sociology - both against and with one’s...– Pierre Bourdieu - Lecon sur la lecon (via thepovertyoftheory)
Kiss me hard before you go... Summertime sadness
If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely...– E.B. White
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What will be the outcome?
Uncertainty is constant. Holding in its docks little boats ready to sail into the unknown. Some to gentle rowing, silent and calm waters and some to endure the tempests of the sea. It’s uncertainty that worries me. The waters of my spirit stay uneasy with fear and doubt about what lies ahead. Dizzy, shaken nauseous with thoughts. I’m running and uncertainty is constantly before me…
Jorge Luis Borges : You Learn
After a while you learn the subtle difference Between holding a hand and chaining a soul, And you learn that love doesn’t mean leaning And company doesn’t mean security. And you begin to learn that kisses aren’t contracts And presents aren’t promises, And you begin to accept your defeats With your head up and your eyes open With the grace of a woman, not the grief of a...
I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to...– ― Helen Keller
Wandering whispers : Jebonair
Maybe the reason it’s so hard to move from this is because there are feelings involved. Those involving hearts, beating hard enough to be heard by the other when there is silence in our lives. If our hearts had mouths would they begin to whisper all the secrets held deep inside them? Expressing the fear residing within making sure no one makes a move. A move on the other. Or maybe I am...
How Deep Is Your Love (Envoy Remix) by The Bird and The Bee
Hi-Tek - Get Ta Steppin’ (ft. Mos Def and Vinica...
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WANTED: A young man single and free. Experience in love preferred but will...– The Honey Cone (1971)