Journey of a Muslimah

Breathe in, breathe out, repeat.

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gibsunrising:

SO my penpal Safia just released her book, "The Life and Times of Susie Knuckles". I am absolutely infatuated with her art, so in celebration I drew her, AGAIN!  To get a copy, go to her book release party at the Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe in NYC, Nov 15th from 6:30 to 7pm, OR if you can’t make it, purchase it online, here!
Robalu’s WUTANG-RAP/PROLOGUE: Be prepared to drown in ol’ dirty metaphors/ that won’t wash off;  your soap ‘bout to be hella bored/ when the tub rings, your shower will get snuffed/ your bathwater can’t sink the craftmanship of Susie Knuck/

gibsunrising:

SO my penpal Safia just released her book, "The Life and Times of Susie Knuckles". I am absolutely infatuated with her art, so in celebration I drew her, AGAIN!  To get a copy, go to her book release party at the Nuyorican Poets’ Cafe in NYC, Nov 15th from 6:30 to 7pm, OR if you can’t make it, purchase it online, here!

Robalu’s WUTANG-RAP/PROLOGUE: Be prepared to drown in ol’ dirty metaphors/ that won’t wash off;  your soap ‘bout to be hella bored/ when the tub rings, your shower will get snuffed/ your bathwater can’t sink the craftmanship of Susie Knuck/

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The American way of life is not sustainable. It doesn’t acknowledge that there is a world beyond America. ―Arundhati Roy

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fem·i·nist [fem-uh-nist] adjective 1. advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men.noun2. an advocate of such rights.(And if you don’t know…now you know.)

fem·i·nist [fem-uh-nist] 
adjective 
1. advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men.
noun
2. an advocate of such rights.
(And if you don’t know…now you know.)

(Source: mcgillfeminists)

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Giving kids clothes and food is one thing, but it’s much more important to teach them that other people besides themselves are important, and that the best thing they can do with their lives is to use them in the service of other people.
Dolores Huerta (via fourteendrawings)

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She spent much of her life in emptiness. On the outside, she looked full. But inside, she was empty. Very empty.
Yes, she searched for completion. She ran after it all the time. She ran after things she thought would make her whole. Her hands became claws, always digging, always outstretched. But she dug in concrete and begged from the poor. - Yasmin Mogahed