"And whether the force that propelled the use of gun, or hand, or knife in the cases referenced above was sexism, misogyny, disdain of homosexuals, or all of the above, the killing of black women, black women loving women, by black men is a clarion reminder that the want for power and the afforded privileges offered to straight/queer/trans men folk—black, brown, and white—has dangerous and violent consequences. Murder is but one."
— Darnell L. Moore
"as an artist, the magic is in fostering a relationship where your creativity trust you. and you trust your creativity."
"Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation."
— Angela Davis, from “Art on the Frontline,” Women, Culture, and Politics (1984).
"I must admit the forbidden always arouses my temptations"
— Me’Shell Ndegéocello - Stay