Black man records police officer's racist abuse →
pengaling: A 21-year-old black man records his encounter with police on his mobile phone during his arrest the day after the London riots begin. The recording captures his exchange with two officers after he is handcuffed and put in the back of a police van The police officer says: “The problem with you is you will always be a nigger” The police officer has been identified as “PC Alex...
10 posts to go til I reach 1000 posts
This post is number 991 In just over a year I will soon to have created or reblogged 1000 posts, an average of 3 per day give or take. Actually it’s been far more erratic than that. After an admirable start - full of dedication, thoughtfulness and multiple posts per day - I slipped into Tumblr Fatigue and left my page for *gasp* days, even weeks at a time. I now have reached a happy medium...
The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the...– Noam Chomsky (via cultureofresistance)
In a nation with the racial history of the United States I am baffled by the...– Melissa Harris-Perry, The Epistemology of Race Talk (via mswyrr)
…Chief Lee’s statement that Zimmerman was not arrested for lack of evidence...– Robert Gooding-Williams, the Ralph and Mary Otis Isham Professor of Political Science at the University of Chicago, from the Opinion Pages of the New York Times (via thesmithian)
KONY 2012 HAS UGANDAN PEOPLE OUTRAGED! →
blackridinhood: There is growing outrage in Uganda over a viral internet film viewed by more than 32 million people in four days that suggests Africa’s longest-running conflict is still raging in the country’s north. The 30-minute video, Kony2012, was produced by three American videographers campaigning for greater efforts to capture Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). ...
Cruel Youth: Tumblr's Privilege →
dumbthingswhitepplsay: safyhallanfarah: TRIGGER WARNING. Tumblr wants to ban Riley (dumbthingswhitepplsay). Tumblr sent Riley an email saying that they’ve received complaints against Riley from certain users. These people complaining are claiming that Riley disseminates hate… FREE RILEY!
W.E.B. Du Bois, Africana Studies and The Human Future: A Symposium - Dr Yaba A. Blay “Whiteness and the Color Line…” My homie Dr Yaba Blay discussing Colourism and Black Identity within the context of global white supremacy…