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20

Aug

fuckyeavanity:

jukeboxborne:

GUYS. Look. At. This.

this gives me the chills.

16

Aug

Protest in Saint Louis w/ Rev. Jesse Jackson shot by: Desiree Morales thequestforpeace

Protest in Saint Louis w/ Rev. Jesse Jackson shot by: Desiree Morales thequestforpeace

Protestors in Saint Louis shot by: Desiree Morales thequestforpeace

Protestors in Saint Louis shot by: Desiree Morales thequestforpeace

15

Aug

(Source: wayblackwhen)

13

Aug

phoeni-xx:

relevant.

preach, Frank.

(Source: pimpdaddyfrank)

darvinasafo:

#FERGUSON protestor returns tear gas canister back to sender…
This is Amerikkka 2014
ICONIC

darvinasafo:

#FERGUSON protestor returns tear gas canister back to sender…

This is Amerikkka 2014

ICONIC

12

Aug

little-trouble-grrrl:

Winona Ryder at The Commitments premiere in 1991
90s goth winona is my favorite

little-trouble-grrrl:

Winona Ryder at The Commitments premiere in 1991

90s goth winona is my favorite

(Source: alice-fernandez)

(Source: riotsnotdiets)

taces:

"across cultures, darker people suffer most. why?"
Andre 3000 at Lollapalooza, August 2, 2014

taces:

"across cultures, darker people suffer most. why?"

Andre 3000 at Lollapalooza,
August 2, 2014

11

Aug

odinsblog:

Racial bias in America: from higher suspension rates in preschool, to disproportionate rates of capital punishment, to everything in between, structures of authority routinely allow anti-Black racial bias to color the “facts”, and warp the narrative. And frequently (whether unintentional or otherwise) the police and the media often work together to further criminalize innocent Black victims

1Criminalizing Blackness in America

2. 14-year-old Tremaine McMillian attacked and choked by police, literally while holding a puppy…because McMillian made them “feel threatened” and gave them “dehumanizing stares

3. Author and CNN contributor keithboykin: how the AP slandered Renisha McBride even in death

4.  The Associated Press: when can skin color alone determine who is and who isn’t a looter? (hint: don’t be Black)

This implicit racial bias does not magically stop at innocuous events like the VMAs, or in Hollywood. So far, it doesn’t ever turn off. There are two Americas and racial bias is as ubiquitous as the air we breathe