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R9eEoV2y: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Ivorryaa86: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Ivaannns87: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Gaavrille66: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

kendaalls106: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

hawzhin_azeez: On the profound wisdom of Audre Lorde and the notion that marginalised groups and communities can never achieve full freedom so long as others suffer because we essentially are repressed by the same system of capitalist, patriarchal violence.

goodnatureart: Your silence will not protect you. - Audre Lorde -

bjgesteland: Your silence will not protect you. - Audre Lorde -

JamaalVelazque5: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

BringingLight1: Your silence will not protect you. - Audre Lorde

monendrakapur: Your silence will not protect you. - Audre Lorde

lakenaf114: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Shinyobjects3: Your silence will not protect you. - Audre Lorde -

VVIP_Azat25: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

joelhfernandes: 7. "Self-care is not a one-time event, it's a lifelong practice." - Audre Lorde 8."Self-care is not a trend, it's a lifestyle." - Akiroq Brost

Morgan_J_Talty: Go read some Audre Lorde this week.

Drism82: Your silence will not protect you.- Audre Lorde How Much Silence is Too Much? "As much as anyone else, I fantasize about checking out. I would love to remove the pinging notifications from my days, for my mind to wander without being thrown askew by each incoming tweet.

NYUStudentLink: Celebrating Women's History Month "Tomorrow belongs to those of us who conceive of it as belonging to everyone; who lend the best of ourselves to it, and with joy." ― Audre Lorde

mofad: Come learn how to make The Mary Shelley, The Rupi Kaur, or The Audre Lorde and quench your literary thirst at our upcoming virtual event "Buzzworthy: A Spirited Conversation About Female Writers" April 12, at 7 PM! Grab tickets here:

AndrewC83526429: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

tara_taylor: I always love stumbling upon this quote by Audre Lorde: We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit.

LBiggie16: Audre Lorde said "Revolution is not a one time event." It is a process of change that occurs when people decide transformations are needed, & starting doing that work on a personal level. Meaning as working on themselves, in their relationships, families, workplaces & more

lillibzz: I read one Audre Lorde article and my life is changed.

Palvashits: ◦ edward said on the discomfort he experienced about his given name and surname from his memoir, out of place. ◦ audre lorde describes writing her name diagonally on her notebook in school before getting in trouble. from her biomythography, zami: a new spelling of my name.

andre_twit1: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

KakakNyaBijak: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

them: "Lorde’s work spoke to me because much of it spoke to healing the anger I carried as a queer Black person."

Gplastrik: Audre Lorde isn't pulling punches here. Whew. Poetry is power. Have you read this one?

jamesjonesesq: If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive. ― Audre Lorde

TrainingMindful: “Each time you love, love as deeply as if it were forever – only, nothing is eternal.” ~ Audre Lorde

SLU_Official: The registration deadline for the Second Annual Audre Lorde Scholars Women's Symposium is today! Join us Saturday, April 1, at the Chaifetz School of Business for presentations, workshops, and speakers.

sacharjaishome: Video description: Me in a gray hoodie and black vest against a backdrop of stars and the aurora borealis. I'm narrating a spoken word poem, then there's a series of Black people who have died that appear on the screen as the voice of Audre Lorde speaks the following line:

Danicca34: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

cesarmvm: Did she really paraphrase Audre Lorde in a tweet ???

Deandraa38: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

JeanetteJoy: “When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed. But when we are silent, we are still afraid. So it is better to speak.” - Audre Lorde

JualanMasker: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Peata846372: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

bhutan9999: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Anniek121: I took an unplanned 3-hour "nap" and am now up at 5am, but just discovered this gem of a 1986 SF State poetry reading with Pat Parker and Audre Lorde (thanks to the Queer Love in History instagram account)

MantabAnjeng: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

jaggersq93: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

SalamBuatHaters: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Kempsqaa105: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Judiths124: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Safwannn188: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

angryblaqwoman: Audre Lorde on self care

BillySwanson7: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

quotableque: "Life is very short and what we have to do must be done in the now.” -Audre Lorde

ChvdHaegen: "yes wholeheartedly", disponishions are downing at last, for the propensity to elevate of "civilizationS" to the pinnacle of human achievement"

ichigooookai: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

caaatinside: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

SofiaBoyd20: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

alexanikolas__: If I didn't define myself for myself, I would be crunched into other people's fantasies for me and eaten alive. Audre Lorde

andre_twit1: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

A9Collective: "I want to speak about anger, my anger, and what I have learned from my travels through its dominions. Everything can be used / except what is wasteful / (you will need / to remember this when you are accused of destruction’)." - Audre Lorde

A9Collective: "I cannot hide my anger to spare you guilt, nor hurt feelings, nor answering anger; for to do so insults and trivializes all our efforts. " - Audre Lorde

A9Collective: "I cannot hide my anger to spare you guilt, nor hurt feelings, nor answering anger; for to do so insults and trivializes all our efforts. " - Audre Lorde

ebonyabsolutely: Audre Lorde on Why Difference Is The Key For Progressive Movements

fivedirections: "We have to consciously study how to be tender with each other until it becomes a habit." - Audre Lorde

shengokai: Freire - Pedagogy of the Oppressed Wendell - The Rejected Body Merleau-Ponty - Phenomenology of Perception, The Visible and the Invisible Sullivan - Transactional Bodies Audre Lorde, Maria Lugones, Linda Alcoff, Kristie Dotson, Ida B Wells - their whole bibliography

Orethebrave: when Audre lorde said, “the love of women healed me”, felt it inner mi soul.

YangKapanKita: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

SoSowemimo: "Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation and that is an act of political warfare." - Audre Lorde How have we ended up here?

globalsoctheory: LORDE, Audre Audre Lorde, the daughter of immigrants from the West Indies, was an American poet and writer.

_dnxw: tapping into bell hooks, audre lorde, & toni morrison as a black woman will shift your whole perspective on how to navigate LOVE, sisterhood, ancestry, and the foundations of our womanhood

camero57: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

poclitbot: where there is no food my eyes are always hungry and remembering however the image enters its force remains. Audre Lorde, Afterimages

alexanikolas__: I have come to believe over and over again that what is most important to me must be spoken, made verbal and shared, even at the risk of having it bruised or misunderstood. Audre Lorde

czaerra: a reminder (source:

Lolly_Lyn: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Seezen184: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

GordonTredgold: What I care to be powerful--to use my strength in the service of my vision--then it becomes less and less important whether am afraid. - Audre Lorde

meticu6lous: And if that ain’t the truth. But I’m realizing more and more, the importance of Audre Lorde’s words, your silence will not protect you.

chelseansavage: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

Hitomo10446: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

zola_ellen: Revisiting Audre Lorde’s Sister Outsider in my mid 30’s has been the most cathartic and revelatory experience. Every word, a slow drip.

chippygee: “u are really just a police officer with an Audre Lorde tee-shirt”.

Danayla36: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

FarhanVVIP04: 342.“When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

MenyimpanRasa: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

AirdropGarudaX: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

SevenDeviled: "If you call yourself an “abolitionist” but revel in punitive approaches to justice (“cancelling,” throwing folks away, etc.)—u are really just a police officer with an Audre Lorde tee-shirt."

ThandoMlambo: For women, then, poetry is not a luxury. It is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams toward survival and change, first made into language, then into idea, then into more tangible action. - Audre Lorde

deathstyles: YOOOOO ALICE WALKER, AUDRE LORDE, DOROTHY ALLISON, ADRIENNE RICH, HONOR MOORE??????????

deathnography: Sometimes Representation Matters can lead to a situation where Christie Blatchford shares space with Audre Lorde and Rosa Luxemburg

poclitbot: seeking a now that can breed futures like bread in our children’s mouths so their dreams will not reflect the death of ours Audre Lorde, Litany for Survival

EnpEndo: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

lempongfc: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

senorhettler: Have you read Audre Lorde’s essay The Uses Of Anger: Women Responding to Racism?

neurodismal: "The severe abstinence of the ascetic becomes the ruling obsession. And it is one not of self-discipline but of self-abnegation." -Audre Lorde

ModSevenBlog: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

FAIRIEMAlD: cr: heaven by mieko karawai & the selected works of audre lorde

thiscepot2: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

UnionSeminary: James Baldwin & Audre Lorde: revolutionaries whose legacies remain a touchstone for the work of liberation. In this Union Course, Dr. Rima Vesely-Flad explores these two as icons who illuminate Buddhist teachings & provide context for our lived realities.

leryslaura: "Poetry is not a luxury, it is a vital necessity of our existence. It forms the quality of the light within which we predicate our hopes and dreams toward survival and change, first made into language, then into idea, then into more tangible action." Audre Lorde

hunterbtco: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde

LibrarianRad: I am who the world and I have never seen before. Audre Lorde, The Cancer Journal

utanarchist: With "Black Lives MAGA" trending, I'll quote the inimitable Audre Lorde: “the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house.”

VVIP_Azat24: “When I dare to be powerful, to use my strength in the service of my vision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid.” – Audre Lorde



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