In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death [and Renisha McBride and Jonathan Ferrell], we’ve seen a lot of discussion of the larger societal issues that play into how and when people are perceived as criminals. There were hoodies, there were marches, and there were frank talks from parent to child about how to minimize the danger of being a young person of color. On the other side, there were justifications of George Zimmerman’s actions: a smear campaign against Martin’s character, and plenty of writers explaining that statistically, blacks are simply more dangerous to be around.
That framing ignores the realities behind the numbers. Here are five myths about crime and people of color.
IF YOU CARE ABOUT WHAT IS HAPPENING IN FERGUSON
THIS IS WHAT HAPPENED TONIGHT WHEN WE PROTESTED IN DENVER
YOUR GOVERNMENT IS CORRUPT
THEY DO NOT GIVE A SHIT ABOUT YOU
they knocked over a monk for no reason you can see it happen she slammed her head on the ground…
all they wanted was the “leader” we were barely in the street the pigs made it escalate
and only when we were out of the public view.
FUCK THE PIGS THEY WILL LAUGH IN YOUR FACE
i swear these white people can act out so much more then we can….if i moved on a cop like that i would of got shot smh
"The force of the electricity shot through her body, lifted her, and threw her against a wall." The Free Thought ProjectJohn VibesAugust 11, 2014 A Native American Woman in South Dakota is suing her local police department and a number of individual officers, after a taser was used on her 8-year-old girl. According to the lawsuit,…
This time last year I was unemployed, broke, and suicidal.
Today, I just got the keys to my first house.
Give it time.every time I see this, I reblog it.
The lawyer for the Miami Heat free agent criticized the police department for treating the trespassing as a ‘silly prank.’
#OfficerGoFuckYourself Threatens to Kill Ferguson Livestreamers
Stop making books into films and start making them into a tv show so we could have a lot more detail to them and they can stick to the book easier.
I thought this was going to make me annoyed but everything turned out better than expected
I had to. I’m not even sorry.
He is such a dork. Love him.
So you telling me that the U.S has completely cured the American doctor with Ebola in 26 days and he’s being released today. While Africa has been dealing with it since the 70’s and they are still looking for a cure?
That CNN Anchor who said police should turn “water cannons” on the protesters… yeah, her ass is gone! #staywoke #cackling
can you imagine
if google just disappeared from the internet
and then we couldn’t google what happened to it
because google was gone
It took me a good two minutes to work out that that is a picture of a person in a translucent waterslide and not someone trapped in a human test tube in a horror film
this is why we need google