What she really craved was a connection. That feeling you got when you knew you were supposed to be with someone.
white people and men that equate their hurt feelings and egos to actual discrimination give me so much secondhand embarrassment and i’m so glad i got out of that scene
Many white women have said to me, ‘We wanted black women and non-white women to join the movement,’ totally unaware of their perception that they somehow ‘own’ the movement, that they are the ‘hosts’ inviting us as ‘guests.’
bell hooks, “Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center”
Gonna quote her alllll day.