Racism in Italy - Cécile Kyenge, Italy’s first black minister and target of increasing racial slurs, had bananas thrown at her while making a speech .. the lady responded coolly that it was ‘a waste of food’.. (more here)
"If you’re brave enough to say goodbye, life will reward you with a new hello."
"To live only for some future goal is shallow. It’s the sides of the mountain that sustain life, not the top."
"Fashion is about so much more than just a pretty pair of pumps or the perfect hemline. For so many people across the country, it is a calling, it is a career, and it’s a way they feed their families."
Michelle Obama, The White House’s Fashion Education Workshop (via glamour