we not mad enough. we lost that fire we once had. we allowed it to be ousted by the shiny things. but there is no real wealth in material things. don’t you understand that is why it was so easy to give it away. because what they still hold on to is Knowledge, is Power, is our Humanity.
“All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost.
From the ashes a fire shall be woken,
A light from the shadows shall spring;
Renewed shall be blade that was broken,
The crownless again shall be king.”—J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring (via catastrophique)
White privilege is being the #1 consumers of welfare, food stamps, general government aid, and illegal drugs, but STILL blaming POC for all of those things as well as incarcerating them at an exponentially higher rate.
It was reported yesterday that Ms. Lauryn Hill has been charged with three counts of misdemeanor failure to file taxes. These charges were incurred for the years of 2005-2007, during a time in which Ms. Hill had removed herself and her family from society, in order to keep them safe, healthy,…