A few times in my life

"For the first time in my life I can't see my future. Everyday goes by in a haze, but today I have decided will be different."
~George, A Single Man (2010)

Most men never think about patriarchy—what it means, how it is created and sustained. Many men in our nation would not be able to spell the word or pronounce it correctly. The word “patriarchy” just is not a part of their normal everyday thought or speech. Men who have heard and know the word usually associate it with women’s liberation, with feminism, and therefore dismiss it as irrelevant to their own experiences. I have been standing at podiums talking about patriarchy for more than thirty years. It is a word I use daily, and men who hear me use it often ask me what I mean by it.

Nothing discounts the old antifeminist projection of men as all-powerful more than their basic ignorance of a major facet of the political system that shapes and informs male identity and sense of self from birth until death.

—bell hooks, “Understanding Patriachy” (via heteroglossia)

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—Hymne De La Monarchie Française - P. I. Tchaikovsky

Hymne De La Monarchie Française

March composed by P. I. Tchaikovsky for The Sleeping Beauty, based on Marche Henri IV, which celebrates King Henri IV of France and was used as hymne for the French monarchy during the Bourbon restoration following the fall of Napoleon in 1814 until the July Revolution of 1830.

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Dreamworks is doing something even Pixar hasn’t tried: A black female heroine

DreamWorks Animation Studios has announced the addition of a black female heroine (gasp!) to its repertoire of white dogs, green ogres, snails, Neanderthals, pandas, white people and Antz. In doing so, it joins an elite club consisting of … well, nobody.
Not one major Hollywood studio has released a 3D animated feature starring a black character.
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policymic:

Dreamworks is doing something even Pixar hasn’t tried: A black female heroine

DreamWorks Animation Studios has announced the addition of a black female heroine (gasp!) to its repertoire of white dogs, green ogres, snails, Neanderthals, pandas, white people and Antz. In doing so, it joins an elite club consisting of … well, nobody.

Not one major Hollywood studio has released a 3D animated feature starring a black character.

Read more | Follow policymic

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Study for the Spanish Dance - John Singer Sargent
1879

I love this! In my American Art today, we looked at so many of Sargent’s works. It was great!

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Study for the Spanish Dance - John Singer Sargent

1879

I love this! In my American Art today, we looked at so many of Sargent’s works. It was great!

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Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

—Sinfonia in D minor , F. 65 - adagio

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Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Sinfonia in D minor, F. 65 - Adagio

Akademie für Alte Musik, Berlin, René Jacobs

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