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First Principles: We May Be Equal Before the Law or Equally Enslaved

“In republican governments, men are all equal; equal they are also in despotic governments: in the former, because they are everything; in the latter, because they are nothing.” – Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755)

First Principles

Heresy is heroism

Ok so like actually I’ll go out and say it this book (and likely by extension its series) deserves Harry Potter levels of fame.

“ink and bone” is genuinely a masterpiece and it deserves far more praise than I imagine it to be receiving. 1,362 more words

English Related Stuff

The Old Man and the Coup

This article looks at the recent events around the removal of Robert Mugabe from power in Zimbabwe. It argues that this will not bring liberation for the people of Zimbabwe, as it does not address the problems Zimbabwe faces – a ruthless ruling class, its state, capitalism and imperialism. 1,266 more words


How to fulfill your purpose in a world full of trumps (Part 4- Empoderar a los demás)

Thank you for taking this 4 week journey with us. Today we present our final installment of “How to fulfill your purpose in a world full of trumps.”. 405 more words

The Evolution of Black Bodies


Written by Kwanza Osajyefo,  Illustrated by Tim Smith 3

The cover page for chapter one of Black shows a man in a hoodie with his hands up. 2,144 more words

Women of Color, Shirley Chisholm and Intersectionality

Shirley Chisholm was the first U.S. black woman to be elected into the House of Representatives in 1961. She became the political embodiment of the needs and wants of the poverty-ridden neighborhood, Bedford Stuyvesant, in Brooklyn. 545 more words

being an injustice 

the cycle of oppression is what she’s been told its called — when you become what you feared most
you can’t relive the cycle, you can’t be the person your mother is, but you aspire to be the person your mother is. 371 more words