The first teachers, the first leaders, the first guardians and the first revolutionaries.
Layla Al-Attar, Iraqi artist and painter, killed by a U.S. missile attack on Baghdad in 1993, as ordered by Bill Clinton
EZLN guerrillas during the offensive of January 1st, 1994. Chiapas, Mexico.
It shouldn’t qualify as “appropriation” unless EVERYONE is doing it. It doesn’t seem like theres a threat if 100,000 people are doing it out of 300 million…
It shouldn’t be your decision to speak on an aspect of a culture you are not a part of, to determine whether it is appropriation or not.
i wish my status in society elevated with the popularity of my commodified pieces of culture
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Commonwealth Lecture 2012
On the tremendous importance of human stories and not just “facts.” Adichie is incredible.
Zeravshan gorge, Tajikistan. November 2002. By Dmitry Beliakov.