Any community seriously concerned with its own freedom has to be concerned about other peoples’ freedom as well. The victory of oppressed people anywhere in the world is a victory for Black people. Each time one of imperialism’s tentacles is cut off we are closer to liberation […] Imperialism is an international system of exploitation, and, we, as revolutionaries, need to be internationalists to defeat it.
Assata Shakur, Assata: An Autobiography (via rs620)
(because gardening and peach picking feels like bliss with my flower gyal)
because in regards to her hair, my friend yatta said “some of my favorite clouds are just like these” and i smile…because all little brown gyals should know they’re, both, beauty and brilliance, and yes, you’ve been born with clouds upon your head, chile (t’is why we call you ‘earth’).