We have an obligation as Black women to project ourselves into the revolution…– Kay Lindsey The Black Woman as a Woman (via blackmoreblack)
The night is beautiful, So the faces of my people. The stars are beautiful,...– “My People” by Langston Hughes (via tarapook)
If Black women were free, it would mean that everyone else would have to be free...– Combahee River Collective Statement, 1977 (via blackmoreblack)
Our black lesbian or bisexual sisters are sisters without cause or exception and...– Julia A. Boyd (via wretchedoftheearth)
As a Black woman coming of age during the hip-hop era, I saw the answers that...– Gwendolyn D. Pough, “Love Feminism but Where’s my Hip Hop?: Shaping a Black Feminist Identity” (via wretchedoftheearth)
Her beauty cannot be measured with standards of a colonized mind.– Michelle NdegeOcello (via grrrlstudies)
Our work of love should be to reclaim masculinity and not allow it to be held...– bell hooks, The Will to Change, p.115 Really important. (via theseasonofthewitch)
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I have no fear of losing you, for you aren’t an object of my property, or anyone...– Anthony de Mello (via blackerotica)
We’re all seeking that special person who is right for us. But if you’ve been...– Galway Kinnell (via myquotelibrary)
If you don’t like me, someone else will. If you’re not missing me, someone else...– Anonymous (via myquotelibrary)
If any female feels she need anything beyond herself to legitimate and validate...– bell hooks (via thebigwhiteroom)
An intimate relationship does not banish loneliness. Only when we are...– Patricia Fry (via lucifelle)
The more homophobic we are as a people, the further removed we are from any kind...– Cheryl Clarke “The Failure to Transform: Homophobia in the Black Community” (1983) This essay was phenomenal. She gives a very severe verbal lashing to heterosexual black “intellectuals and politicos” as she refers to them as who she claims are perpetuating most of the homophobia present within our...
The Combahee River Collective: A Black Feminist...
The Combahee River Collective Statement Combahee River Collective We are a collective of Black feminists who have been meeting together since 1974.  During that time we have been involved in the process of defining and clarifying our politics, while at the same time doing political work within our own group and in coalition with other progressive organizations and movements. The most general...
We have a great deal of criticism and loathing for what men have been socialized...– The Combahee River Collective
We struggle together with black men against racism, while we also struggle with...– The Combahee River Collective
A goddess is a woman who emerges from deep within herself. She is a woman who...– Artist Rafael Espitia Perea (via tobespiritual)
I am black; I am in total fusion with the world, in sympathetic affinity with...– ― Frantz Fanon, Black Skin, White Masks (via wordswoman)
When you've just finished reading a book and you...
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Then I eventually realized that most of the vocal members in the room were holding fast to the idea that Black womyn only had one of two choices: either we had to join the Womyn’s Liberation Movement and be led by white womyn or we had to become part of the Civil Rights Movement and let Black men run our show. Finally, I put my question to this young Black dude who seemed even more...
One of the main problems facing Black womyn, it seems to me is that most of them simply refuse to even admit that such a phenomenon as sexism exists. Admittedly, all straight women seem to have difficulty acknowledging that fact… The thing I find most disturbing regarding womyn in general is the seeming impossibility of their thinking clearly when it comes time to deal with men. Womyn...
“The party can’t take down the Man. And I can’t do it. I can’t save one soul. And I don’t want to be Jesus or any other god. I want to realize ’God,’ which is not some dominating power sitting above us. God is all humanity in concert with nature. We are God, though we’ve yet to become God.” - Huey Newton, as quoted from Elaine Brown’s, A...
How To Make Love To a Black Woman
born-of-taurus: Passionately and Sincerely. Let her sweetness become your weakness. Do not use just the penis, but include your ear. Listen to the sweet sound of her moans and see what you hear. Feel the warmth and care of her loving embrace. Place your mouth on hers and savor the taste. How do you make love to a black woman? There’s only one true way to start to make love to a black...
HOW TO MAKE LOVE TO A BLACK WOMAN
born-of-taurus: Lovingly and Completely. Love her until her “screams of passion” are all that you hear. Suck on her neck and stick your tongue in her ear. Hold her soft round ass in your hands. Let her sexual wishes become your loving commands. Love your Black Woman with your Mind, Body and Soul. She’s the most precious gift on this Earth. How do you make love to a black woman? There’s...
horuscoded: a Queen Someone who will go through the trenches with me as my right hand through valleys and keep me humble through the peaks. That perfect balance, a vessel to empty out my pains and the capacity to do the same for her. An understanding of my passion, my dream, and with my all I can help her achieve her dreams. I girl with dreams. Something impossibly possible, just enough to...