When women scream you wonder what’s wrong with them. When men yell you get afraid about what they’re going to do. A girl in my creative writing class said this in response to a story we read about witnessing intimate partner violence and it really fucked with my head because I’ve never, ever, ever, thought of it that way. (via astronomized)
Seeing a random hook up in public
I’ve told the kids in the ghettos that violence won’t solve their problems, but then they ask me, and rightly so; “Why does the government use massive doses of violence to bring about the change it wants in the world?” After this I knew that I could no longer speak against the violence in the ghettos without also speaking against the violence of my government
Martin Luther King Jr. (via loveinfamine)
The ~*real*~ Dr. King— the one white people don’t want you to know about.
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