That the Obama administration is now repeatedly declaring that the ‘war on...– Washington gets explicit: its ‘war on terror’ is permanent | Glenn Greenwald (via theamericanbear)
Gina Calaya, arrested for Tucson murder at 14,... →
thisisrapeculture: socialismartnature: When then-14-year-old Gina Celaya killed the man who tried to rape her, the state of Arizona sentenced her to life in prison. Today — after twenty years in prison, and almost as many years of legal battles fought from state courts up to the federal court of appeals — Gina is finally free. That’s the American “justice system” for you. Serving up injustice...
patrickandmarcus: studies show some shit black people been saying for 200 goddamn years
Harper government withheld documents in indigenous... →
jakke: The Harper government withheld tens of thousands of documents that it was obligated to disclose as part of a human-rights case in which it is accused of discriminating against indigenous children. Now, it is using its failure to hand over the files to try to get the proceedings put on hold. The First Nations Child and Family Caring Society filed a complaint with the Canadian Human...
girljanitor: indica-tor: POC who live here in America: I realize you’re hurt by the ignorant words of “white people” who don’t know what they’re talking about, and I’m sorry. But I have a question for you. In this “land of the free”…aren’t you free? What are their words doing to you, unless you LET them affect you? I thought this was a free country, where people were allowed to speak their...
Study Finds People Of Color Nearly Invisible On... →
sinidentidades: A new analysis released yesterday by the media monitoring group Media Matters found that evening cable news guests are overwhelmingly white and male. According to the report, titled “Diversity on Evening Cable News in 13 Charts,” women and other people of color are underrepresented as guests on evening cable news programs at MSNBC, CNN and Fox News. Media Matters examined the...
Before you say there are no good men, make sure you're a good woman. And before you say there are no good women, make sure you're a good man.
or - you could not generalize genders and their behavior. you could stop the dichotomy of good and bad when in reality you know like I know there's no measure of either. if you fuck someone over or love someone more than they love you - it doesnt make you good or bad absolutely so please stop putting yourself and your partners through unnecessary greif.
It’s just like when you’ve got some coffee that’s too black, which means it’s...– Malcolm X, on the ‘infiltration’ of the African-American Civil Rights movement (via indizombie)
When you start thinking for yourselves, you frighten them, and they try and...– Malcolm X, ‘Confronting White Oppression’ (1965)
The Epic Ignoring: 5 Major Scandals The Media... →
thepoliticalfreakshow: This week, the national media has focused on the three different scandals surrounding the White House, devoting hours of coverage to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) improperly targeting conservative groups applying for tax exempt status, the talking points Susan Rice used in the aftermath of the attacks in Benghazi, and the Justice Department’s subpoena of […] This...
Native food traditions honor the sanctity of food as the Creator made them and...– Melissa K. Nelson, Re-Indigenizing Our Bodies and Minds Through Native Foods (via rematiration)
This separation of the North from the rest of Africa is done partly on the...– Arab North and Black South: the False Separation that damages our identity as African by Nuunja Kahina (via thepeacefulterrorist)
Decolonization appears here as a global project: less about individual states...– Jon Soske’s Aristide Zolberg and African Studies (via browngirlinorange)
I used to think I was the strangest person in the world but then I thought there...– Frida Kahlo (via luauliv) I feel that way all the time. (via nappysupastar)