The word pioneer betrays a disturbing willingness to repeat the worst mistake of the pioneers of the American West—the mistake of considering an inhabited place uninhabited. To imagine oneself as a pioneer in a place as densely populated as Chicago is either to deny the existence of your neighbors or to cast them as natives who must be displaced. Either way, it is a hostile fantasy.
To describe my mother would be to write about a hurricane in its perfect power.
— Maya Angelou
(Source: commovente, via heyfranhey)
1) Self-Care Requires Planning
2) Self Care Doesn’t Have to Cost Money
3) Self Care Doesn’t Have to Cost Time, Either
4) Self-Care Doesn’t Come in a One-Size Fits All
5) Self-Care and Community Care are Interconnected
Real World Feminist Fitness and everything a fitness magazine should be.
Yet it’d be wrong to think that the exciting food culture in Los Angeles means that the sociopolitical future of the city or the country is going to be an all-you-can-eat buffet of multicultural experiences. Poverty, racial exclusion, mass incarceration, educational inequity and joblessness are pressing issues and we won’t be able to just eat our way to racial harmony. Multiethnic food offerings aren’t necessarily indicative of deeper multiracial bonds. Just as in music, art and fashion, the food traditions of people of color make a hot commodity. Food is culture. And culture is business.
Como si fueramos nosotrxs who made up the horrible meat industry, como se fueramos nosotrxs who own those fuking meat businesses. como si nosotrxs no supieramos lo que es comer real food.