"The idea of being fined for crossing the road at the wrong place can bemuse foreign visitors to the US, where the origins of so-called jaywalking lie in a propaganda campaign by the motor industry in the 1920s."
Essence Magazine, March 2014.
brb. getting electric blue eyeliner.
I’ve been wanderin’ through this world, looking for a love that might free me.
"I refuse to accept despair as a final response to the ambiguities of history. … I refuse to accept the idea that man is mere flotsam and jetsam in the river of life unable to influence the unfolding events which surround him. I 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 can never become a reality."
Nobel Peace Prize Acceptance Speech // Oslo, Norway // December 10, 1964