Category Archives: skin I’m in

I feel no shame about my mental breakdown: it helped make me who I am – David Harewood


This week’s World Mental Health Day saw the global mental illness industry work itself into lather: Twit-storming wave after wave of stats and scary numbers at us of just how many of us are diagnosed,  have yet to be diagnosed … Continue reading

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I’m just a girl – Do Doubt


I’m just a girl In the world that’s all you’ll let me be Oh, I’ve had it up to! Oh, I’ve had it up to!! Oh, I’ve had it up to here Take this pink ribbon off my eyes I’m … Continue reading

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Chokehold: Stop and Frisk


Stop-and-frisks are brutal assertions of police dominance on African American men, through sexual harassment, torture and even terrorism. Continue reading

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Why did I go Mad?


BBC Horizon documentary aired in UK on 2nd May, 2017. Why Did I Go Mad? It starts us off in familiar territory, deep within the orthodox belief – the story that that people who hear voices have a thing called … Continue reading

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me myself and i – de la soul


mirror mirror on the wall…     Lyrics Mirror, mirror on the wall Tell me, mirror, what is wrong? Can it be my De La clothes Or is it just my De La song? What I do ain’t make-believe People … Continue reading

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Fight the Power – Public Enemy


Lemme hear you say Fight the power Lemme hear you say Fight the power Lemme hear you say Fight the power Lemme hear you say Fight the power 1989 the number another summer (get down) Sound of the funky drummer … Continue reading

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insanity: rare in individuals, the norm in societies


in individuals insanity is rare
but in groups, parties, nations and epochs
it is the rule

-Nietzsche Continue reading

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Rebel Girl – Bikini Kill


Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl Lyrics That girl thinks she’s the queen of the neighborhood She’s got the hottest trike in town That girl she holds her head up so high I think I want to be her best friend, … Continue reading

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Rebel Rebel David Bowie


Doo doo doo-doo doo doo doo doo Doo doo doo-doo doo doo doo doo Doo doo doo-doo doo doo doo doo Rebel Rebel Doo doo doo-doo doo doo doo doo Doo doo doo-doo doo doo doo doo Doo doo doo-doo … Continue reading

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