blacksourpatch:

In New York City, 123 people have been killed by law enforcement officials since Sean Bell was slain in 2006. 

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These are just some of the lives that were stopped short due to police encounters. Look at their faces. Read their stories. Know their names. This is just the tip of the iceberg that is police brutality. Even though their lives were taken from us, do not allow them to be forgotten. 

nyanzad:

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© Monchi 2014

nyanzad:

*Please don’t remove the links*

etsy.com/shop/monchicards

© Monchi 2014

laborreguitina:

thequeenshabit:

Sofia Vergara reads mean tweet.

hahahaha she real as fuck

fuck the haters

phandoms-united:

art-sex-drugs:

I have finally hit my breaking point. For as long as I can remember I have endured my mother’s abuse, whether it is verbal, emotional, or as seen here physical. I can expect some act of violence on a daily basis, and her beating me is not an usual occurrence, but today something snapped. My mother did this unprovoked, and this time she didn’t stop. Usually it’s bad for a little while and then she’s done, today it went on for what seemed like forever. At a certain point I decided I was going to do something I never do, call the police. You see, my mother is a highly respected and very well known person where I live. She is on the board of ed, worked for CPS for many years, and is close personal friends with people like the local chief of police, director of our local CPS unit, and so on. I always knew that calling wouldn’t go anywhere and just upset her more, but today I had to try. While she was kicking me I found my opportunity, and somehow managed to get away from someone more than twice my size. I ran as fast as I could, knocking things over behind my, trying to find a phone. I dialed and they listened and my mother proceeding to beat me over it, while I screamed for help. For the second time today, I managed to get away from her and ran to my room. I barely had enough time to lock my door, before she starting trying to get it, to the point that she ripped my door off the frame. I decided I was going to stay locked in there, until the police came. The past few months I have been collecting evidence against her, voice recordings, pictures like these, and videos of her violence, so they couldn’t dispute what was going on. But I was dead wrong. 

When the officer finally came up to my room, I attempted to tell him my side of the story, but before I could get a sentence out he silenced me. HE told me that this was my mothers house, and I needed to live by her rules. If I didn’t she had the right to punish me. He also told me to be tankful for her, because he wanted to press assault charges against me. finally, he refused, despite my begging, for him to take me to a shelter for teens. 

I am utterly disgusted by the injustice that occurred today. I pray there is no one else out there who is living in such a situation. I am not sure exactly what I am getting out of writing this, except maybe that it’s just nice to be able to open up about this, when I have had to keep it a secret my whole life. idk. sorry for posting such heavy shit. 

Signal boost the fuck out of this

kmitt:

This is important.

kmitt:

This is important.

decolonize-all-the-things:

ron-swansong:

decolonize-all-the-things:

I hope people pay close attention to the larger social statements in this film.

(1) The revolution was sparked by the death of Rue, a sweet innocent Black girl
(2) The riots got started by the predominately Black sector

so true. and really, the whole trilogy is about lower-class people and/or people of color regaining freedom and taking back their power. jennifer lawrence has done a great job, but katniss is not white and never should’ve been cast white.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Another important note in the bolded!!!!

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luxio:

tries to do things: becomes overridden with anxiety

doesn’t do things: becomes overridden with anxiety

"Black People hate white people for WHAT THEY DO. White people hate Black People for WHO WE ARE. That’s the difference. That is why Keke is wrong. When we hate, we’re hating the violence done unto to us. When we hate, we’re hating the system that allows for corrupt terrorists to hold more power, over an disenfranchised group. When we hate, we’re hating how our culture is mocked, and dehumanized but is then stolen and sold to us for a fee while being told we’re beneath the very culture we created. When we hate, it’s cause our Blackness is viewed as an inherent difference that is negative, and evil. Black hate is the result of white hatred. Hate Doesn’t Breed More Hate, one hate (white hate) caused and continues to cause violence, and dehumanization against a group of people. The other is logical, and emotional conditioning formed out of centuries, and present day reinforcement of Black oppression. -bitteroreo"
someone who responded to Keke Palmer (via uptime-guarantee)
lustnspace:

elpolloloc:

i will always love this.

Not to your face. They don’t got no love for you eithuh. 

lustnspace:

elpolloloc:

i will always love this.

Not to your face. They don’t got no love for you eithuh. 

fuckyeahcommunity:

whatisthat-velvet:

securelyinsecure:

Yvette Nicole Brown Responds to the NY Times’s portrayal of Shonda Rhimes as an “Angry Black Woman”

I didn’t even see Yvette’s tweets..But yeah. This happened and Black twitter went in.

Yvette laying it down! I love this woman!