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"If you don't define yourself, then you will be crushed into other people's fantasies of you and eaten alive." - Audre Lorde

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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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“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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Community and solidarity are important. Remember, you don't have to erase people's differences to build community.

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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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Queued for AnimatingArticulation.tumblr.com project . . . . . a good quote for life as well as for improv and acting and art of all mediums (although what is life if not an art) . . . . “We have been raised to fear the yes in ourselves.” —Audre Lorde

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Audre Lorde Make racial equality an issue of the past by making everyone equal! Go to http://www.fuzeus.com

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