imnothavinit:

To all the people who wanna say “They’re just doing their job, I’m sure they feel bad”, here you go and shut the fuck up

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21,320 notesPosted on August 19, 2014 at 3:04pm

amazighprincex:

[Image: a series of tweets by justified agitator (@Awkward_Duck) on August 19, 2014.

1:23 AM: We literally laid in someone’s backyard for what seemed like an eternity while tanks rolled down the streets #Ferguson

1:26 AM: I’m live tweeting because there’s a media blackout. #Ferguson

1:33 AM: I’m so shaken. They’re literally just rolling around throwing tear gas into neighborhoods-not aggressive crowds. #Ferguson

1:34 AM: I was pouring milk over one guys eyes when they came back around and threw another at us. #Ferguson

1:51 AM: Let me repeat, THEY ARE GASSING NEIGHBORHOODS not crowds of protestors.There was only a few of us walking. there is no curfew, so why?]

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56,610 notesPosted on August 19, 2014 at 3:03pm
siddharthasmama:

x09:

atane:

There is always that one cornball. What an embarrassment.

reachin ass.



omggg, now the memes make since this is a travesty, he the one black friend that will now speak for us all

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siddharthasmama:

x09:

atane:

There is always that one cornball. What an embarrassment.

reachin ass.

omggg, now the memes make since this is a travesty, he the one black friend that will now speak for us all

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372 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:37am
kingjaffejoffer:

Right now in Ferguson
Curfew isn’t for 2 and a half more hours

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kingjaffejoffer:

Right now in Ferguson

Curfew isn’t for 2 and a half more hours

29,495 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:37am
Anonymous asks...

Can you give a specific example of an incident you had in the black church that was damning? Just wondering.

lovelyandbrown:

I’d be GLAD TO.

So, in 2011, I’m visiting a friend and he’s Seventh Day Adventist and has been all his life. He’s pretty devout, he would go to church on Saturdays during college…which honestly, is impressive. In 2011 I was in law school just kicking it with him and he asked if I was go and I was like, sure.

This particular friend is a homosexual black male. He has never come out to anyone about it, though. He got pretty messy in undergrad and started having sex with other dudes at other schools and on our campus and it got around. That being said, I never (and have never) confronted him about it. I felt like it would push him away, and it’s something that he hasn’t come to terms with. He’s from this conservative SDA family and it’s just a mess. I’m not sure if he’s actually come out to anyone or to himself even now; I just assume that when he’s ready to share it with me, he will. I digress.

So, we’re at church and it’s right after the state he’s from passed an act making same sex marriage legal, so the pastor is TURNT. He’s talking about "HOMOSEXUALS WILL ALL DROWN IN THE PIT OF HELL FOR ALL ETERNITY" and

"GAYS WILL NEVER INHERIT THE KINGDOM OF GOD" and

"WE NEED TO TRANSCEND PAST THIS EARTH AND STAY OUT OF CLUTCHES OF THE HOMOSEXUAL DEMONS." 

I mean…..I was FLOORED. I had tears in my eyes. I wanted to FIGHT HIM…which I was able to cool myself down, obviously. I wanted to get up and leave but obviously that would be rude. So I look over at him, because I’m like……this is a mess.

And he’s literally looking….like somewhere off in the corner. Like a kid who got caught stealing like a grape pop from the fridge and you ask them if they stole it but they are like nah but their lips are purple. He just looked so….guilty. And sad. And like he wanted to be anywhere else.

And it clicked to me. There’s no WAY he can accept himself if he was reared in this type of environment since birth. That who he is attracted to made him some sort of ‘homosexual demon’. a DEMON, really? like. What! And so there’s no way he could come out to his parents OR himself. So because he wanted to satisfy the urges he had without wanting to come off as ‘homosexual’ he would have sex with men without condoms. Apparently, a lot of men who are DL do that shit…I guess putting a condom on makes the fact that they are having sex more real, hell, idk. Either way, this ideology from his church damned him spiritually, emotionally, sexually….idk.

So, on the way home…I’m asking him if he liked the service. He was like, yeah, it was good. My pastor is always on point. And I sort of blinked twice and was like….all of it? You agreed with all of it? And he looked at me funny, like he knew we both knew but he wasn’t going to say it and I damn sure wasn’t going to say it and was like….all of it, Ashley. 

And it just…tore me up.

Not every black church is like this, obviously, but this particular POV is not a novel idea to that forum. And he felt so strongly about falling in line with his church and the church’s teachings, even though his pastor was just spewing hate rhetoric about someone like him…..ahhhhhhhh.

I can’t even type anymore.

106 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:35am

kingjaffejoffer:

Consoling a child that got tear gassed

450 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:32am
guardianofscrewingup:

night-catches-us:

queenrihyonce:

This here is nothing short of amazing

Now this is solidarity. 

What’s beautiful about this, too, is the image that a monk presents. Plenty of people are able to vilify black people enough to not care if they see violence against them and due to their ignorance and racism they see a crowd of them as something violent or criminal. But image of monks getting hurt and dying are often something most people recoil against when they see them in news about like the situation in Tibet. 
By standing with them, they bring that image of peace with them to show that the people they are standing with are just as peaceful as them, and if there were to be any further violence against them, it’d be terrible press for the cops: images of police shooting tear gas and rubber bullets at monks.
This was a good thing they did, especially when there’s so much slant in the press to make black people look like thugs. 

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guardianofscrewingup:

night-catches-us:

queenrihyonce:

This here is nothing short of amazing

Now this is solidarity. 

What’s beautiful about this, too, is the image that a monk presents. Plenty of people are able to vilify black people enough to not care if they see violence against them and due to their ignorance and racism they see a crowd of them as something violent or criminal. But image of monks getting hurt and dying are often something most people recoil against when they see them in news about like the situation in Tibet. 

By standing with them, they bring that image of peace with them to show that the people they are standing with are just as peaceful as them, and if there were to be any further violence against them, it’d be terrible press for the cops: images of police shooting tear gas and rubber bullets at monks.

This was a good thing they did, especially when there’s so much slant in the press to make black people look like thugs. 

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30,438 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:32am
pseudologia-fantastiica:

earthlyspirit:

wolfs-faye:

halcyonspfenix:

jumpingjackolantern:

aetherbox:

minimalistic-future:

zodiacbaby:

here’s some burning sage to cleanse ur blog of bad energies 

I felt obligated to reblog this

It’d be hilarious if reblogging an image of this actually had the same effect for a tumblr dashboard

let’s find out

Some good juju right here.

Bye bye bad energy!

Let’s cleanse this baby!

why do i feel like i have to reblog this

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pseudologia-fantastiica:

earthlyspirit:

wolfs-faye:

halcyonspfenix:

jumpingjackolantern:

aetherbox:

minimalistic-future:

zodiacbaby:

here’s some burning sage to cleanse ur blog of bad energies 

I felt obligated to reblog this

It’d be hilarious if reblogging an image of this actually had the same effect for a tumblr dashboard

let’s find out

Some good juju right here.

Bye bye bad energy!

Let’s cleanse this baby!

why do i feel like i have to reblog this

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320,346 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:30am

transnormativity:

This is a fund set up for the people who have been arrested while protesting in Ferguson. Please donate if you can and share widely. This is concrete action we can take to support the people of Ferguson. Also please call your local representative and let them know you do not agree with what’s happening. Here’s a script and a way to find the contact info for your local reps. 

Please signal boost.

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24,641 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:30am
cliffocondamichaelg asks...

I just wanna say that not all white people are the same

tashabilities:

h0odrich:

blastortoise:

False, all of you send this same stupid ass message.

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It’s a template they fill out, I swear

9,083 notesPosted on August 18, 2014 at 1:29am