Afropunk Brooklyn is quickly approaching, with Afropunk Atlanta soon after that. Are you prepared for it? To help you celebrate & prepare for the festival, we have rounded up 20+ Afropunk Quotes for Instagram!
Afropunk Quotes for Instagram
• “It is quite easy to shout slogans, to sign manifestos, but it is quite a different matter to build, manage, command, spend days and nights seeking the solution of problems.” -Patrice Lumumba
• Black is beautiful.
• “Nobody in the world, nobody in history, has ever gotten their freedom by appealing to the moral sense of the people who were oppressing them.” -Assata Shakur
• “Remove the kinks from your mind, not your hair.” -Marcus Garvey
• No sexism, no racism, no ableism, no ageism, no homophobia, no fatphobia, no transphobia, no hatefulness!
• We must turn our pain into power and our sorrow into strength.
Cool Afropunk Instagram Quotes
• Art is the absence of fear.
• When you’re accustomed to privilege, equality feels like oppression.
• “Peace one day.” -Barron Claiborne
• “You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has freedom.” -Malcolm X
• “Individuals do not create rebellions; conditions do.” -H. Rap Brown
• “Oppression makes a wise man mad.” -Frederick Douglas
• We must put music to our troubles, and we will dance them away.
Clever Quotes for Afropunk Festivals
• “Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power – not because they don’t see it, but because they don’t want it to exist.” -Janet Mock
• Rock ‘n roll was invented by a queer black woman named Sister Rosetta Tharpe
• “Document the moments you feel most in love with yourself – what you’re wearing, who you’re around, what you’re doing. Recreate and repeat.” -Warsan Shire
• You don’t have to be anti-man to be pro-woman.
• “I am dripping with melanin and honey. I am black without apology.” -Upile
• Laundry is the only thing that should be separated by color.
• I can’t believe I’m still protesting this s*** in 2018.
• Yes to music, yes to art, yes to love, yes to support, yes to diversity, yes to life, yes to future, yes to Afropunk!