“Power cannot be found, grown, cultivated, or gathered. It is a social construct of a mutually agreed upon illusion. Leaders can take, wield, and hold on to power, for only, as long as it is given to them by people.” –malakhaijonezs Keyword: illusion. So take back your power. Use it wisely. ❤ image found […]Read more "week 25"
“With all of the darkness in our world we need artists creating joyful things just as much as those helping to shape and change culture for the better.” ~ Shirley Jackson Sometimes it slips my mind to enjoy the simple things in life. I have to remind myself things that may often be called “frivolous […] […]Read more "Delightful Little Things — Carve & Draw"
“The function, the very serious function of racism, is distraction” – Toni Morrison They tell us we are apes, so we spend our time hating apes and fighting to be recognised as human. They tell us we are not human, so we use our energy telling them that we matter, re batho: Motho ke motho […]Read more "Unlearning Human Aspirations ( a repost)"
Be alone. Eat alone. Take yourself on dates. Sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity. And when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance, […]Read more "week 24"
This documentary is so timely. Not because of the two celebrity suicides last week, but because. A year ago it would have been timely. A decade ago. Four hundred years ago when our ancestors jumped to their deaths instead of existing in bondage. I think about daily stressors for Black people, (which is a very […]Read more "WTFIMH?"
The Sunshine Blogger Award is an award given from one blogger to another as a way to promote community and boost moral. Bloggers give this award to an equal whom they feel embody creativity and talent. Thanks to one of my favorite bloggers, The Melanin Man, you get to learn more about me! I appreciate […]Read more "Shine Bright Like a Diamond"
Read more about how and why this short film was created here GabrielleTesfaye.com ❤ I do not own rights to this film; no copyright infringement intended.Read more "The Water Will Carry Us Home: Poetry in Motion"