Quote: Kelly Cutrone on change within

I happen to believe the world will change only when we change ourselves. And that starts with finding ourselves. And that starts with listening to ourselves: learning to quiet the clamor in our minds and the voices of everyone around us and move toward what feels right- towards the things we know, for reasons we can’t explain, that we’re meant to do, the things that make us feel alive.

-Kelly Cutrone – If You Have To Cry Go Outside, And Other Things Your Mother Never Told You

About me Challenge: Day 16

What did I want to be as a child? I wanted to do a lot of things and went through serious phases of career changes. First I wanted to be an archaeologist, then a lawyer, and then a forensic pathologist. I was so serious about forensic pathology for awhile that I had looked up all…

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An activist a day: Wilma Mankiller

(because I missed a day) Wilma Mankiller (1945-2010) Wilma Mankiller was the first woman elected principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. She works to improve the lives of Native Americans by helping them receive better education and health care and urges them to preserve and take pride in their traditions. Early life Wilma Mankiller was…

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About me Challenge: Day 14

Something I’m addicted to… at first I was thinking of different kinds of food, or some kind of activity. But really I’m addicted to started things and not finishing them. Apparently that’s a trait of Leos where we start a lot of projects that never really get finished. I’m trying to fix that, but as…

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An activist a day: Benjamin Hooks

Benjamin Hooks (1925-2010) (born Jan. 31, 1925, Memphis, Tenn., U.S.—died April 15, 2010, Memphis) American jurist, minister, and government official who was executive director of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1977 to 1993. Hooks attended Le Moyne College in Memphis (1941–43) and Howard University, Washington, D.C. (1943–44; B.A., 1944),…

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