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iluvtorun1 Thought for today February 11, 2016

#thursdaymotivation by #angeladavis
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wvmvwvm RADICALS → FRONT ROW: W.E.B. DUBOIS, LENA HORNE, JAMES BROWN, HARRIET TUBMAN, CORNEL WEST, STOKELY CARMICHEAL, MUHAMMAD ALI, MARCUS GARVEY. BACK ROW: HUEY P. NEWTON, AL SHARPTON, ANGELA DAVIS, MALCOM X, LOUIS FARRAKHAN AND BOBBY SEALE. (PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WELL VERSED.) #Webdebois #LenaHorne #JamesBrown #HarrietTubman #CornelWest #StokelyCarmichael #MuhammadAli #MarcusGarvey #HueyPNewton #AlSharpton #AngelaDavis #MalcolmX #LouisFarrakhan #BobbySeale 4h

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jxls Let It Fro!!!! Available for purchase!!! FREE Pair of mystery Button Up Ear Pops with every #JXLBLACKOUT PURCHASE!!! #blackgirlmagic #blackgirlpower #blackhistorymonth #ninasimone #marshahunt #angeladavis #kathleencleaver 6h
  •   66andchange Getting these. I need them! 5h
  •   derrtydee I don't need anymore but of course the ones I tried to get were sold out lol. 5h

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theflywire I ️ Art #Repost @aaronmaybin "Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensity social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation" -Angela Y. Davis
#aaronmaybinart #artlife #artactivism #angeladavis #revolutionary #BlackHistoryMonth #Queen
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mikeg.dagod The image of the #BlackPanther is a gun-toting macho man, with a signature beret, dressed in a black leather jacket. But during the early 1970s the movement was almost two-thirds female. The role of women was central. They were over 50% of the movement.

Women were involved on every level in the #BlackPantherParty, such as #AudreaJones, who founded the Boston Chapter of the Black Panther Party, #KathleenCleaver who was the press secretary, and #Peaches, who fought side by side with #GeronimoPratt in the Southern California Chapter.

The women were not relegated to the kitchens or in traditional female roles but worked alongside the men in active, leading positions. As the Black Panther Party (BPP) grew in strength and popularity, J Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI in 1968 declared it to be one of the greatest threats to the country. Evidence revealed much later his willingness to use any means, including blackmail, informants, illegal wiretaps, burglary and planted evidence.

As a political movement, the #BPP was committed to treating men and women equally and #FredHampton, the deputy chairman of the Illinois chapter was outspoken in condemning sexism, regarding it as counter-revolutionary. The party officially supported women's reproductive rights, including abortion and also condemned and opposed prostitution.

Many women Panthers were also involved in local-level activism, providing food, housing and healthcare in local black communities. J Edgar Hoover was particularly suspicious of the food programs, saying: "This program was formed by the BPP for obvious reasons, including their efforts to create an image of civility, assume community control of Negros, and to fill adolescent children with their insidious poison."
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kjackmon Spotted her on a walk then filled with life. Started singing #weaintgoingnowhere #weaint #goingnowhere #wecantbestoppednow #cuzits #davisforlife Mad respect for #angeladavis because #sheslayed before I knew what slaying was. #pdiddy #badgirlsforlife 8h

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astute_dee I had the honor to hear #AngelaDavis speak at #nccu. I feel rejuvenated and encouraged to continue on this path to fight injustice. Dr. Davis is a POWERFUL speaker! If you ever have the opportunity to hear her speak, PLEASE take advantage of the opportunity. 8h

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torrij89 She was a proud feminist and wouldn't conform to the role the #BlackPanthers wanted her to play, but she still was a major force in the movement. #angeladavis #BlackPanthers #knowledgeispower #blackhistorymonth 8h

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  •   ghostbear13 Yeah n i'm almost 100% sure, if i look dwn ur family tree, i wud c my pplz hanging from it ya digg!!! #gtfoh 9h
  •   blak_venom @ghostbear13 this bitch..... 9h
  •   ghostbear13 Ikr, she big mad!!! 8h
  •   ourown_ Dont let us find her in the streets 8h
  •   blak_venom @ourown_ I just don't get why WE as BLACK people cant be proud of who we are and where we came from?!?! I guess we're supposed to celebrate in silence!!! THE SUPERBOWL was too big of a platform... 8h
  •   ourown_ Super Bowl was the perfect platform. The academy awards will be the next one. And for us who dont access to hit that stage, must continue doing the ground work 8h
  •   blak_venom @ourown_ I was being facetious....it was PERFECT!!! 1.67 million people saw why we're proud!!! 7h
  •   palestine_007 Ppl finding beyonces performance offensive yet support trump #stfu 1h

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brandyloves2draw “I am no longer accepting the things I cannot change. I am changing the things I cannot accept…” - Angela Y. Davis #brandyloves2draw #angeladavis #Blackpanthers #powerfulblackwoman #Art #activist
#Drawing #graphite
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letasia #AngelaDavis at #NCCU Roc The Mic Series... (via @goatmedia_) 9h

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smile4toniilove Lecture Series.
Black History Month.
Dr. Angela Davis.
Former Black Panther. 🏾
#angeladavis #lecture #blackhistorymonth #durham #nc #blackhistory #blackpower #blackradicaltradition
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