a hand-lettering exercise that got really out of hand. oh well i like my really unnecessarily grandiose welcome signs anyway :p
The Europeans are not yet willing to acknowledge that the world did not wait in darkness for them to bring the light, and that the history of Africa was already old when Europe was born.
John Henrik Clarke, Education for a New Reality in the African World (1994)
…And they have no purpose that unites them, so they just drift around, blundering through life until they die. Which they know is coming, yet every single one of them is surprised when it happens to them. They’re incapable of thinking about what they want beyond the moment. They kill each other, which is clearly insane, and yet, here’s the thing. When it’s something that really matters, they fight. I mean, they’re lame morons for fighting. But they do. They never… They never quit.
And so I guess I will keep fighting, too.
They will race behind you, they will stumble, they will fall. But in time, they will join you in the sun, Kal.
History, Saint Mary’s University
"Societal Myopia: The Effect of Late 19th Century Revisionism on Modern Day Historical Discourse"