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godtxt:

please do not let ferguson die out like everything else big does. do not let this die out. do not let this continue on for three days and then everyone forget about it. do not let this happen.

queue this post up 3 days from now, a week from now, a month from now, a month from then. make sure even if you forget your blog will remember.

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“It is both possible, and even necessary, to simultaneously enjoy a piece of media while also being critical of its more pernicious aspects.”

Anita Sarkeesian

Best quote ever.

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thisiseverydayracism:

The prison-industrial complex is just a myth…right?

thisiseverydayracism:

The prison-industrial complex is just a myth…right?

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How to Help

justice4mikebrown:

  • Donations/Fundraisers

School Supplies for Ferguson

STL Crisis Nursery

"Hands Up, Don’t Shoot!" t-shirts

Mike Brown Memorial Fund

#LetUsBreathe: Supplies for Ferguson

#OperationHelpOrHush

Feed the Students of Ferguson

Amnesty International

Buy The Game’s song “Don’t Shoot”. All proceeds go to Mike Brown Fund.

Hands Up United 

"Don’t Shoot" t-shirts

  • Organizations

Lost Voices: Facebook Twitter

The Dream Defenders: Twitter Website

Operation Help or Hush: Website Twitter

Hands Up United: Website

The Organization for Black Struggle: Website

Ferguson Youth Initiative: Website

  • Petitions

Mike Brown Law

7 New Policies to Protect Citizens from Police Violence and Misconduct

  • Miscellaneous 

Talking and Teaching about Police Violence

The Ferguson Syllabus

Preparing to Discuss Mike Brown in the Classroom

Melissa Harris Perry - How to Teach Students About Ferguson

#SEPT6CTA

Share Your Skills 

Send Your Condolences and Support to the Family of Mike Brown

**If can’t afford to donate, you can help by continuing to share information. Share the truth. Don’t let people forget about Mike Brown or Ferguson. Demand Justice for Mike Brown.

dearnonacepeople:

People defend capitalism by saying that capitalism is the only system that works. Ask someone who’s homeless how capitalism is working for them or those in sweatshops or those unable to get adequate healthcare or education. Capitalism is continuing the destruction of our earth, creating economic inequality, perpetuating classism, racism, ableism, child labor, and so much more. Capitalism doesn’t work, it kills.

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thebanalone:

A protester in Islamabad, Pakistan, throws a tear-gas shell back toward the police.  Credit Aamir Qureshi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

thebanalone:

A protester in Islamabad, Pakistan, throws a tear-gas shell back toward the police. Credit Aamir Qureshi/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images

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“I think it’s weird that teenage girls know more about giving blowjobs than they do about masturbation. It makes me sick to my stomach that so many young girls think sex is just about a guy finishing.”

Elizabeth Olsen 

 

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tramampoline:

mynaturalsistas:

But are you paying attention to what’s going on??? My heart is so heavy….. so heavy…
An attorney for the family of John Crawford III, the man fatally shot by police in an Ohio Walmart store, says surveillance video contradicts the police department’s version of events. Officers say Crawford refused to drop the pellet gun he was holding, but the video allegedly shows them gunning him down “on sight.”
Crawford, 22, was shopping at the Beavercreek, Ohio store on Aug. 5 whenpolice responded to another customer’s report that Crawford was carrying an AR-15 rifle. He was actually holding a pellet air rifle he had just picked up from a shelf in the store’s toy department.
Attorney Michael Wright says he viewed surveillance video that shows Crawford was facing away from the cops and talking to his girlfriend on the phone when police spotted him, and didn’t have the toy gun raised. Hetold WDTN Crawford probably didn’t see or hear the officers before he was shot.
"John was doing nothing wrong in Walmart, nothing more, nothing less than shopping,"Wright said, according to Reuters.
#johncrawford #rip #justice #dontshoot

but then u have white people in target carrying actual rifles and no one does shit

tramampoline:

mynaturalsistas:

But are you paying attention to what’s going on??? My heart is so heavy….. so heavy…

An attorney for the family of John Crawford III, the man fatally shot by police in an Ohio Walmart store, says surveillance video contradicts the police department’s version of events. Officers say Crawford refused to drop the pellet gun he was holding, but the video allegedly shows them gunning him down “on sight.”

Crawford, 22, was shopping at the Beavercreek, Ohio store on Aug. 5 whenpolice responded to another customer’s report that Crawford was carrying an AR-15 rifle. He was actually holding a pellet air rifle he had just picked up from a shelf in the store’s toy department.

Attorney Michael Wright says he viewed surveillance video that shows Crawford was facing away from the cops and talking to his girlfriend on the phone when police spotted him, and didn’t have the toy gun raised. Hetold WDTN Crawford probably didn’t see or hear the officers before he was shot.

"John was doing nothing wrong in Walmart, nothing more, nothing less than shopping,"Wright said, according to Reuters.

#johncrawford #rip #justice #dontshoot

but then u have white people in target carrying actual rifles and no one does shit

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depressednmoderatelywelldressed:

hungary-hippos:

marfmellow:

posted about this guy before

unfortunately he’s still online and looking for women of color to exotify/fetishize. 

please reblog so other women of color in Colorado are spared. 

"You figured I called you exotic because of your race… When it was actually because of your hair, eyes, color and size."

HA.

you thought i was calling you exotic because of your race, i wasn’ i was calling you exotic because of your RACIAL features, totally different

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