“We need a r/evolution of the mind. we need a r/evolution of the heart. we need a r/evolution of the spirit. the power of the people is stronger than any weapon. a people’s r/evolution can’t be stopped. we need to be weapons of mass construction. weapons of mass love.”  – Assata Shakur

“Refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood/sisterhood can never become a reality. I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 

“Another important way in which the erotic connection functions is the open and fearless underlying of my capacity for joy. In the way my body stretches to music and opens into response harkening to its deepest rhythms so every level upon which I sense also opens to the erotically satisfying experience whether it is dancing building a bookcase writing a poem examining an idea.” – Audre Lorde

“The ultimate measure of a person is not where they stand in moments of comfort and convenience, but where they stand at times of challenge and controversy.” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Self-care, healing, attention to the body and the spiritual dimension is now part of the radical social justice struggle.” – Angela Davis