… There are in every part of the world men who search. I am not a prisoner of history. I should not seek there for the meaning of my destiny. I should constantly remind myself that the real leap consists in the introduction of invention into existence. In the world through which I travel, I am endlessly creating myself… — Frantz Fanon in Black Skin, White Masks, 1952 (via americanapurana)
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Ava DuVernay to be Honored by Adrienne Shelly Foundation -
Ava DuVernay will receive the Adrienne Shelly Foundation’s Third Annual Woman of Vision Salute.
(Source: toolsfortoday, via jessicamaccormackrmack)
I DONT ART I VANDAL
Assata Shakur from Honey Magazine debut issue, 1998.
The involvement of various subjects was a characteristic of the revolt. Although the people repeatedly gathered under pre-formed identities, new identities arose through the December conflicts and everyday presence on the street: those of the struggling subjects, who meet and act together, creating a new collective We, ready to defend its everyday existence on the streets of the metropolis. — Urban Planning and Revolt: a spatial analysis of the December 2008 uprising in Athens (via ninjabikeslut)
I get really sad when there’s something called resistance or radical whatever and what the story is has to do with some signs & chanting, arguing over percentage points, a discipline of language, the replication of some aesthetic rather than some form of obliteration.