"Curing AIDS? Shit, that’s like Cadillac making a car that lasts for 50 years. And you know they can do it, but they ain’t going to do nothing that fucking dumb. Shit, they got metal on the Space Shuttle that can go around the Moon and withstand temperatures of up to 20,000 degrees, you mean to tell me you don’t think they can make an El Dorado with a fuckin’ bumper that don’t fall off?"
- Chris Rock (“Bigger and Blacker”, 1999)
Flyest Nigga in the Universe
Swagger on a hundred, thousand, trillion
King of our home planet
The things I would have done to him….
Its my dream to reach this level of swag
y’all can’t tell me this dude wasn’t the living embodiment of pop music
I am not African. Africa is in me, but I cannot return. I am not Taina. Taino is in me, but there is no way back. I am not European. Europe lives in me , but I have no home there. I am new. History made me. My first language was Spanglish. I was born at the crossroads and I am whole.
—Aurora Levins Morales
This is one of my favorites.