blacker than that.

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And to tell the truth I not only knew who I was, but I had a sharper and clearer sense of my identity than ever before, in spite of its deep lesions and the wounds with which it was covered. And from this point of view I was less fortunate than my other acquaintances. I am sorry if this last phrase is not so happy as it might be. It deserved, who knows, to be without ambiguity.
Samuel Beckett, Molloy (via robcam-wfu)

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micdotcom:

One headline perfectly captures the U.S. media’s Israel problem

Cairo-based photojournalist Mosa’ab Elshamy caught this headline from the Monday edition of the Baltimore Sun that seems to capture Palestinian sympathizers’ frustration with mainstream media coverage of the ongoing conflict in Gaza. While Israeli combat fatalities are given up-front attention, Palestinian fatalities are brushed off as “others.”
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micdotcom:

One headline perfectly captures the U.S. media’s Israel problem

Cairo-based photojournalist Mosa’ab Elshamy caught this headline from the Monday edition of the Baltimore Sun that seems to capture Palestinian sympathizers’ frustration with mainstream media coverage of the ongoing conflict in Gaza. While Israeli combat fatalities are given up-front attention, Palestinian fatalities are brushed off as “others.”

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She knew about food. But of what use was that to these crazy people she lived among, who cooked leg of lamb without washing the meat, and roasted even the toughest beef without water and a cover? Pumpkin was only a child´s decoration to them, and they treated their husbands better than they cared for their children.

Audre Lorde, from, Zami A New Spelling of my Name

This spoke to me on so many different levels because:

CALABASAS! = Lifeline for Caribbean/Latin America

and meat. And the not washing it with vineger, or lime or lemon bewildered me when I saw others cooking meat. Like, you just gon throw it in that pot like that buh? NOAP.

And more….. but these two jumped out 

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