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This is crazy…I’ve never seen this outside my house before. Might need an ark.


carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..
carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…1.   Angela Davis2.   Assata Shakur3.   Kathleen Cleaver4.   Sojourner Truth5.   Harriet Tubman6.   Rosa Parks7.   Fannie Lou Hamer8.   Shirley Chisolm 9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT
MUCH…..

carlos-gadbois:

cultureunseen:

Salute to the Mothers of our conscious struggle who sacrificed much, so that we could have a tomorrow and to all the courageous Sisters who just weren’t having any of it…

1.   Angela Davis
2.   Assata Shakur
3.   Kathleen Cleaver
4.   Sojourner Truth
5.   Harriet Tubman
6.   Rosa Parks
7.   Fannie Lou Hamer
8.   Shirley Chisolm 
9.   Sis. Minister Ava Muhammad
10. Two Sisters who weren’t having it!

MUCH RESPECT

MUCH…..


makingofamelody:

micdotcom:

Watch: These kids from Ferguson have an important message for all white people

Sometimes it takes the voices of children to speak truth to power, especially when it comes to the evils of racism.
Without question, the widespread police brutality and abuse, both in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country, has elevated the consciousness of young people across America. But many others still are laboring on the illusion that we are living in a post-racial nation following the election of President Barack Obama.
These kids send the perfect wake up call | Follow micdotcom 


#staywokemakingofamelody:

micdotcom:

Watch: These kids from Ferguson have an important message for all white people

Sometimes it takes the voices of children to speak truth to power, especially when it comes to the evils of racism.
Without question, the widespread police brutality and abuse, both in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country, has elevated the consciousness of young people across America. But many others still are laboring on the illusion that we are living in a post-racial nation following the election of President Barack Obama.
These kids send the perfect wake up call | Follow micdotcom 


#staywokemakingofamelody:

micdotcom:

Watch: These kids from Ferguson have an important message for all white people

Sometimes it takes the voices of children to speak truth to power, especially when it comes to the evils of racism.
Without question, the widespread police brutality and abuse, both in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country, has elevated the consciousness of young people across America. But many others still are laboring on the illusion that we are living in a post-racial nation following the election of President Barack Obama.
These kids send the perfect wake up call | Follow micdotcom 


#staywokemakingofamelody:

micdotcom:

Watch: These kids from Ferguson have an important message for all white people

Sometimes it takes the voices of children to speak truth to power, especially when it comes to the evils of racism.
Without question, the widespread police brutality and abuse, both in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country, has elevated the consciousness of young people across America. But many others still are laboring on the illusion that we are living in a post-racial nation following the election of President Barack Obama.
These kids send the perfect wake up call | Follow micdotcom 


#staywokemakingofamelody:

micdotcom:

Watch: These kids from Ferguson have an important message for all white people

Sometimes it takes the voices of children to speak truth to power, especially when it comes to the evils of racism.
Without question, the widespread police brutality and abuse, both in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country, has elevated the consciousness of young people across America. But many others still are laboring on the illusion that we are living in a post-racial nation following the election of President Barack Obama.
These kids send the perfect wake up call | Follow micdotcom 


#staywokemakingofamelody:

micdotcom:

Watch: These kids from Ferguson have an important message for all white people

Sometimes it takes the voices of children to speak truth to power, especially when it comes to the evils of racism.
Without question, the widespread police brutality and abuse, both in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country, has elevated the consciousness of young people across America. But many others still are laboring on the illusion that we are living in a post-racial nation following the election of President Barack Obama.
These kids send the perfect wake up call | Follow micdotcom 


#staywoke

makingofamelody:

micdotcom:

Watch: These kids from Ferguson have an important message for all white people

Sometimes it takes the voices of children to speak truth to power, especially when it comes to the evils of racism.

Without question, the widespread police brutality and abuse, both in Ferguson, Mo., and around the country, has elevated the consciousness of young people across America. But many others still are laboring on the illusion that we are living in a post-racial nation following the election of President Barack Obama.

These kids send the perfect wake up call | Follow micdotcom 

#staywoke


Maybe this is a crazy question, but how did Europeans know what Africans looked like? I know that some of the paintings here are of North Africans/Middle Easterners, but others clearly depict people born south of the Sahara. I've heard of Prester John but I never imagined that medieval Europeans were aware that Prester John would have had brown skin. Am I missing something? from museumofmodernerotica

medievalpoc:

Like. There are a lot of things I could say here. But I’m just going to do my best to answer your question, and the answer is either very simple or very complicated, depending on your current point of view.

1. “They” knew what people with brown skin looked like because people with brown skin had been there literally THE ENTIRE TIME. Some (and father back, ALL) of “them” had brown skin themselves.

2. “People with Brown Skin” and “Europeans” are not separate and mutually exclusive groups.

3. No matter how far back you go, the mythical time that you’re looking for, when all-white, racially and culturally isolated Europe was “real”, will continue to recede from your grasp until it winkles out the like imaginary place it is.

We can just keep going back. In every area, from all walks of life, rich and poor, kings and peasants, artists and iconoclasts, before there were countries and continents, before there were white people.

Russia, 1899:

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Switzerland, c. 1800:  [fixed link here]

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Netherlands, 1658:

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Poland, 1539:

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Germany, 1480s:

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Spain, 1420s:

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France, 1332:

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Scotland, England, France, 1280s:

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France, 1220s:

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England, 1178:

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Belgium, 1084:

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Greece, c. 1000:

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Spain, 850s:

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Throughout Europe, 800s-500s:

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England, c. 300 AD:

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Scotland, c. 100 AD:

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Italy, 79 AD:

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Greece, 170 B.C.:

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Greece, 300 B. C.:

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Greece, 400s B.C.

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Greece, 500s B.C.:

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Egypt, 1200s B.C.:

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Crete (Minoan), 1600 B.C.:

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Crete (Minoan), early 2000s B.C.:

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Romania, 34,000 B.C.:

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The time when “EVERYONE” in Europe was White does not exist. They knew what people with brown skin looked like because they were there. They knew what “Africans” looked like because they were there, and they weren’t “they”, they were us, or you. I think what you’re missing is something that never existed.