“When you expose the bully and show him to be a blowhard and a coward, it denies him any legitimacy.”
@kaj33 on how Martin Luther King Jr., as well as Malcom X and Gandhi, helped shape his activism against racial injustice.
“The next time you hear people talking about how Black farmers are getting extra special treatment from the government, think about the treatment they've been getting for the last hundred years.”
If you don’t know, now you know.
Streaming seems like the best thing to happen to the music industry since the government created LSD, but musicians aren’t being fairly compensated.
Plus, @aloeblacc weighs in with an updated ‘I Need a Dollar’.
“The more we pretend that all good people have never done a bad thing, and all bad people have never done a good thing, the more we are sewing a division within ourselves that is unsustainable.” - @iSmashFizzle on coming to terms with shame in her book “Somebody’s Daughter”
“All I want is for this neighborhood to feel seen. If there's a segment of it that doesn't feel seen, and they're saying that, you have to acknowledge that and let it in. All I can do is learn from it and promise to do better.”
@Lin_Manuel on the criticism of “In the Heights”