"Every time I look at this golden statue, may it remind me and every little child that no matter where you’re from, your dreams are valid."
— Best Supporting Actress winner LUPITA NYONG’O, accepting her Oscar for 12 Years A Slave. (via inothernews)
"To those of you who have years ahead of them in school, I want to recommend that you also apply for an internship at your local news station. Local, because you’ll get to see more, do more. It’s like taking a high-intensive “Life” class. Get a good look at the problems around you and learn how some are trying to fix them."
Me circa 2007
I dug this gem up today.