I see people saying “How can this happen? Isn’t this America?”

king-emare:

celluloidsheep:

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Well, yes. This IS America.

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(US Army attacks homeless veterans protesting in Washington, DC in 1932)

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1960s Birmingham, Alabama

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1970 attack on unarmed student protesters at Kent State University

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Police action at peaceful UC Davis Occupy protest 

Let’s not pretend like the police actions taken this week are anything new. It’s just the most recent manifestation of a problem America has had for a very long time.

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rhe-ah:

Debutante Ball In Harlem
brandnewguyproductions:

Santricia & Vanessa
brandnewguyproductions:

Santricia
brandnewguyproductions:

The heels
brandnewguyproductions:

Santricia
shez-a-bitch:

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brown-likeme:

blastortoise:

white people: mike brown robbed that store!

Lawyer: no he didn’t

Store owners: nope

Eye witnesses: nah

white people:

white people: MIKE BROWN ROBBED THAT STORE

http://onlyblackgirl.tumblr.com/post/95276388831/laylamajandra-onlyblackgirl-so-we-all-agree

onlyblackgirl:

laylamajandra:

onlyblackgirl:

So we all agree that KeKe, Nelly, TI, Pharrell & Don Lemon are all voted off the island right? K cool.

I must be under a rock. What did TI and Nelly do?

They both are telling people not to be angry and “do better”. Just go look at TI’s IG page, he post the…

atane:

The above is Travis Morales. If you don’t know who he is, he’s one of these privileged jokers who goes around talking about “revolution”. He and many other jokers like him traveled to Ferguson and are using this opportunity to incite further mayhem. He went to Ferguson for the “revolution” and “rebellion”. It’s not their communities being targeted so they can leave when it gets too hot. They can ignite a match and walk away. They will promote violence and leave.
Like I mentioned here, avoid these people Black folks. Avoid them at all costs. They aren’t your friends. They aren’t your allies. These people have their own agendas and fighting anti-Blackness isn’t it. They’re dangerous.