A Q&A With Angela Davis on Black Power, Feminism and the Prison-Industrial Complex | The Nation


A Q&A With Angela Davis on Black Power, Feminism and the Prison-Industrial Complex | The Nation.

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“Moreover, the most profitable sector of the private-prison business is composed of immigrant detention centers. One can therefore understand why the most repressive anti-immigrant legislation in the United States was drafted by private-prison companies…”


Some people are afraid to look weak. They shouldn’t be. They already do.

It shall be known


I believe in certain things and not others. Fuck untruths.

happiness


this life is about doing what you want to make you happy.

President Obama


Instead of criticizing President Obama for all his shortcomings — or ‘alleged’ shortcomings I should say — people should be a little more grateful and focus on his accomplishments, his agenda, and his genuine sentiments.

I think so far, the President has successfully acted upon his convictions. His accomplishments in the avenues of healthcare, immigration, and foreign affairs are quite impressive, given the mess he inherited from his predecessor.

As long as people remember why President Obama came to office and how he won, and as long as people learn to understand that the will of the goodness is the will of God, than we the people will see greatness unfold before us. We cannot lose faith in our beliefs, and we must trust in the man whom we envision as the representative of our moral ideals for this country and the greater world.

 

deep in the cage


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my heart thumped, I felt weak,
and fell to my knees, awe struck,
that I could preach autonomy,
how fragile I am, without God.

I fear to speak, to say my feelings,
for what they’ll do to spite me,
I cannot help what I am, a frail man,
seeking refuge, in my Lord.

on days like this, I understand,
what brings us men, nearer to Him,
that love between a boy and his mother,
that compassion towards another.

what is that barrier, keeping men,
from returning to their lawful creator,
but a case of anger, a cold arrogance,
a sickness without medicine.