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One of the most durable paradoxes of white supremacy - the idea that those who are closest to an experience of oppression are its least credible witnesses.

Walter Johnson, Soul by soul: life inside the antebellum slave market
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This is the type of violence—from microaggressions to epistemic violence to emotional/physical violence to enslavement/genocide—that gets justified by asserting that the oppressor is “objective” and “logical” and thereby “credible.” As if there is objectivity in choosing to oppress. As if the emotions of entitlement, indifference, greed or hatred aren’t involved. 

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Since when does a militarily occupied people have responsibility for a peace movement?
Edward Said (via lilyjoon)

  Callejón del beso en Gto, 1900s-2000s

Tarde o Temprano nos llega el amor… o el Karma, y aveces en el mismo paquete
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That was one of the saddest things about people—their most important thoughts and feelings often went unspoken and barely understood.
Alexandra Adornetto (via wordsthat-speak)
I survived because the fire inside me burned brighter than the fire around me.
Joshua Graham (via outdoor-anarchy)