"Why I gotta be all dat?"

Said when an African-American feels his good name is being slandered (via blackproverbs)

"You are a woman. Skin and bones, veins and nerves, hair and sweat. You are not made of metaphors. Not apologies, not excuses."

Sarah Kay, from “The Type”  (via stainedpoems)

(Source: liquidlightandrunningtrees)