Ferguson from my TL- August 18 (2/3)

thewilsonblog:

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Ways you can help:

https://twitter.com/SheSeauxSaditty

http://afro-dykey.tumblr.com/post/95096989345/things-you-can-do-for-ferguson

https://www.change.org/p/president-barack-obama-please-enact-new-federal-laws-to-protect-citizens-from-police-violence-and-misconduct

(via disciplesofmalcolm)

ethiopienne:

yo i swear to god people act like the only option a police officer ever has when it comes to black people “aggressing” them (which is also both debatable and super racialized anyway) is to go for the most lethal shot possible. do people forget that a whole host of other options—tasers, non-lethal shots, etc—all exist? and that you don’t *have* to shoot someone repeatedly in the head unless you want to fucking kill them?

(via disciplesofmalcolm)

kingjaffejoffer:

laughing at how CNN went into one of the looted businesses in Ferguson and spoke to the owner. the reporter started asking all these leading questions that were clearly setting up answers that expressed anger that their businesses were broken into. 

The owner was like “actually I just want justice for Mike Brown im not worried about material things”

(via incogneeco)

braiker:

bethrevis:

US Constitution, First Amendment: The right to assemble, to have free speech, to have freedom of the press.

Ferguson Police: Kicks out media and limits protestors to a “First Amendment Area”image

funny, i thought the WHOLE COUNTRY was a first amendment area. silly me. 

(via 2headedsnake)

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Charlie Sheen smokes crack live in a web-chat and they make him the highest paid actor on television.

An 18-year-old black person smokes a blunt and he is unfit to live.

I see you white power.

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rukinas:

caliginouskarkat:

i don’t understand why the word “terrorism” hasn’t come up yet. this is literally an attack on unarmed, innocent american people by armed and aggressive forces. this is terrorism, these white people are terrorists, and they are attacking america by holding an entire town of it’s citizens hostage, sequestering them, and acting with brutality against them.

aint nobody calling them terrorists cause they save that title for the brown people

(via the-wistful-collectivist)