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[Click on this image to find a bundle of videos related to the sociological study of social movements and social change] "I am not free while any woman is unfree, even when her shackles are very different from my own." ~ Audre Lorde

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from The Huffington Post

Reflections of a Young Feminist

"Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare." Audre Lord

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Someone I look up to shared this Audre Lorde quote this week & it was exactly what I needed. It's overwhelming to see the scope of how deep systemic oppression runs in this country. It's tempting to quit trying, quit knowing just how terrible things are. It doesn't work though - it's much better to 'write fire until it's every breath you breathe' to know you've tried the best you can. Here's to all you meteors, trying & fighting.

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When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak. - Audre Lorde #quotes

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“I am deliberate and afraid of nothing.” – Audre Lorde (1934-1992), Caribbean-American writer and activist who set out to confront issues of racism in feminist thought.

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