pharaohthoth:

The Time - 777-9311 [1982] [Prod. By Morris Day & Prince]

Whatz Ya Phone #?

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lostinurbanism:

Susan Meiselas, Portugal

lostinurbanism:

Susan Meiselas, Portugal

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It is just as in farming: the ploughing which precedes the planting is easy and sure; so is the planting itself: but as soon as what is planted springs to life, the raising of it is marked by a great variety of methods and by difficulty. So too with human beings…

Michel de Montaigne, from The Complete Essays (1580-1592) translated by M. A. Screech

drum-taps:

Paul Robeson—“Hasidic Chant—Kaddish”

On My Journey:  Paul Robeson’s Independent Recordings (Smithsonian Folkways 2007).

Carnegie Hall, 1957.

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jstheater:

The great Paul Robeson, on his life and work: KPFA interview, February 8, 1958.

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I necessarily have the passion to write this; and you, you have the passion to condemn me: we are both equally foolish, equally the playthings of fate.Your nature is to do evil, mine is to love the truth and to publish it in spite of you.

Voltaire, from “Fate” in Philosophical Dictionary (1764) translated by Theodore Besterman

lostinurbanism:

Jug Blower

lostinurbanism:

Jug Blower

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mmebottomline:

Robert Creeley   |   From For Love 

mmebottomline:

Robert Creeley   |   From For Love 

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killerbeesting:

Kamoinge Workshop group photo, NYC, 1974 (Louis Draper front row and center)

killerbeesting:

Kamoinge Workshop group photo, NYC, 1974 (Louis Draper front row and center)

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seanfennessey:

Sun Kil Moon, “I Can’t Live Without My Mother’s Love”

Benji, 2014

cavetocanvas:

Elizabeth Catlett, Black Unity (front and back views), 1968

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sundaylistening:

Sister Sledge - Thinking of you 

superseventies:

Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers of Chic 

superseventies:

Bernard Edwards and Nile Rodgers of Chic 

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Nature has vouchsafed us a great talent for keeping ourselves occupied when alone and often summons us to do so in order to teach us that we do owe a part of ourselves to society but that the best part we owe to ourselves.

Michel de Montaigne, from The Complete Essays (1570-1592) translated by M.A. Screech

gregorygalloway:

Jack Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946)

gregorygalloway:

Jack Johnson (March 31, 1878 – June 10, 1946)

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