Some problems we share as women, some we do not. You fear your children will...– Audre Lorde, “Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference” (via arewomenhuman) Exactly. (via readnfight)
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Ethiopian Christians to be deported from Saudi... →
dynamicafrica: Some 35 Ethiopian Christians face deportation from Saudi Arabia for “illicit mingling”, the global rights body Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. Police arrested the group - including 29 women - after raiding a prayer meeting in the second city of Jeddah. The women were subjected to strip searches and the men beaten and called “unbelievers”, according to HRW. In 2006, the Saudi...
Now that I moved away I feel lonely all the time. I wonder if that is wishful thinking, however, because maybe I always feel this way. I want to test that hypothesis by listing people I used to see and talk to, even briefly, almost everyday. Dasha Joseph Ben Tink Mariam Marthy Anna Devon Maria Christina Farley Roscoe Those are just the people I talked to on a daily basis, shared my...
Work I Do
I just finished an embroidery. Official time spent sewing this project: 7 hours. I really like to put a lot of work into things and then destroy them, or give them away. It reminds me that sometimes things are just beautiful and they don’t need to be permanent.
…there are nearly three whites with doctoral degrees for every one behind bars,...– Michael Hames-García, “Which America is Ours?: Martí’s ‘Truth’ and the Foundations of ‘American Literature’” (2003) (via vanguardstar)