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Arundhati Roy. I have no words for how in awe of her I am.     “Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness — and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe...."

Arundhati Roy. I have no words for how in awe of her I am. “Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness — and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe...."

Suheir Hammad. <3    "not your  harem girl geisha doll banana picker  pom pom girl pum pum shorts coffee maker  town whore belly dancer private dancer  la malinche venus hottentot laundry girl  your immaculate vessel emasculating princess  don’t wanna be  your erotic  not your exotic"

Suheir Hammad performing ‘Into Egypt’

Suheir Hammad. <3 "not your harem girl geisha doll banana picker pom pom girl pum pum shorts coffee maker town whore belly dancer private dancer la malinche venus hottentot laundry girl your immaculate vessel emasculating princess don’t wanna be your erotic not your exotic"

Arundhati Roy, the author of 'God of little things', a world famous Social Activist.

Arundhati Roy, the author of 'God of little things', a world famous Social Activist.

My candle burns at both ends  It will not last the night;  But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends -  It gives a lovely light.  Edna St. Vincent Millay, "A Few Figs from Thistles", 1920

My candle burns at both ends It will not last the night; But ah, my foes, and oh, my friends - It gives a lovely light. Edna St. Vincent Millay, "A Few Figs from Thistles", 1920

Princess Gayatri Devi, who died in 2009 at the age of 90, is recognized as one of ten most beautiful royals in history at the sixth place with 75 per cent

Princess Gayatri Devi, who died in 2009 at the age of 90, is recognized as one of ten most beautiful royals in history at the sixth place with 75 per cent

Former Secretary of State  Madeleine Albright now Professor at Georgetown University

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright now Professor at Georgetown University

Name: Leila Ahmed  Dates: 1940-present    Why she rocks: She is an Egyptian American writer on Islam and Islamic feminism, and the first women’s studies professor at Harvard Divinity School. She has written several books on the ideas of feminism in Islamic countries, and how the two ideas can coexist very beautifully.    Quote: “It was as if there were to life itself a quality of music in that time, the era of my childhood, and in that place, the remote edge of Cairo. There the city petered…

Name: Leila Ahmed Dates: 1940-present Why she rocks: She is an Egyptian American writer on Islam and Islamic feminism, and the first women’s studies professor at Harvard Divinity School. She has written several books on the ideas of feminism in Islamic countries, and how the two ideas can coexist very beautifully. Quote: “It was as if there were to life itself a quality of music in that time, the era of my childhood, and in that place, the remote edge of Cairo. There the city petered…

Sure, she's got the hair of a mythological Greek goddess, an enviable wardrobe and the most beautiful smile in all of England. (The competition wasn't tough, but still.)

Kate Middleton Is Really Just As Awkward As The Rest Of Us (Just Look At These GIFs)

Sure, she's got the hair of a mythological Greek goddess, an enviable wardrobe and the most beautiful smile in all of England. (The competition wasn't tough, but still.)

“I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most  people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.”       — Edith Sitwell

“I am not eccentric. It’s just that I am more alive than most people. I am an unpopular electric eel set in a pond of goldfish.” — Edith Sitwell

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