"Nearly 7 weeks after Michael Brown shooting, Ferguson police chief apologizes to family through PR video."
Too little to late, Chief Jackson. We don’t want your apology— we want your resignation! Prayers and peace, as always, to the family of Mike Brown, however. I’m sure these empty words from the folks who took your child’s life aren’t much of a balm, but know that there are so many people out there with genuine empathy and sorrow for your loss. #staywoke #farfromover
Fuck your apology. When is fuckboy going to be charged?
We can’t do shit with “I’m sorry’. An apology is not an alternative to pressing charges.
Apparently a “suspect” shot at a police officer shooting him in the arm
He was indeed shot via the news
Protesters say that the “suspect” was shot and killed
Looking for more information
Because I fear that many AsAms today are forgetting our history of solidarity with black lives and black power.
We must not forget.
To my childhood best friend who’s also filipino but is half white and thinks fighting for black lives is “my cause”. If you aren’t upset by executions of black people at the hands of white cops, you are on the side of white supremacy and can fuck right off and out of my life. Pour our 22 years down the drain. You ain’t shit.
as an API person who is actively tryna unpack the anti-black racism that i have been socialized into: if yr API friends aren’t upset about the execution of black folks by white cops, tell ‘em to send me a message. i don’t always have the energy to deal with white people & their nonchalance about racism, but i relate to the internalized oppression that can lead API people to invest themselves in fucked-up worldviews. i’m grateful for my politicized friends and acquaintances who stuck/stick with me through my shit and believed/believe in my ability to grow. still doin it, down to connect with other API folks who might wanna engage about what’s going on.
An Ohio special grand jury decided after days of deliberation that no officers will be charged in the shooting of 22-year-old John Crawford III, who was shot and killed inside a Beaverton Wal-Mart while carrying an air rifle sold at the store.
Special Prosecutor Mark Piepmeier announced Wednesday morning at a press conference that the jury found the Aug. 5 police shooting justified.
WHIO reports that this is the third time in the past five years that an Ohio grand jury has decided not to indict police in a case in which the shooting was highly questionable.
According to witnesses, Crawford was walking around the store carrying a gun that is similar to a BB gun at his waist. Police responded to calls of a man carrying a gun, and when they encountered Crawford, they claim, he didn’t respond to calls to drop the gun and was shot.
My blood is fucking boiling
HOW THE FUCK IS THE SHOOTING JUSTIFIED IF HE WASNT HARMED?
THERE WAS NO PHYSICAL THREAT TO ANY CIVILIAN
THE FUCKER THAT CALLED THE POLICE ADMITTED THE HE FUCKING LIED
Fast food workers struggling for a wage of $15 an hour and the right to unionize participated in a nonviolent civil disobedience action last week.
This is Emily Nguyen (ponytail) and Kalia Vang (visor). Emily is 20 years-old and a sophomore at Sacramento City College. She’s worked in fast food for a year and a half and makes California minimum wage ($9 an hour). She says, “I’m just working to breathe, to stay alive. I’m not really living life. We won’t stop till we meet our destination, till our wages go up.”
These are the vinyl sticker sheet designs I picked up from the printer yesterday ~~ for a mural project at Artscape Youngplace ~ !
My sister was visiting and she helped me cut them all. It took 6 hours (o.o) They were 4 x 6 feet.
It’s going up tomorrow !!! though I might only have photos of the finished space next week. Stay tuned ~~~~