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Links: Katrina

From body_impolitic:

And then there’s the other truth: Racism has always been used to divide people from other people with common interests, and it’s a very useful tool. African-American poet and writer Audre Lorde, self-described “Black lesbian, mother, warrior, poet” said, “The master’s tools will not dismantle the master’s house.” Divisiveness is one of the masters’ primary tools: the struggle for justice for all calls for not dividing our priorities, but for seeing all aspects of respect for human beings as part of the same whole.

From zarq:

More on Al Gore’s Charity Airlift + Assorted Katrina links