Witnesses in Trayvon Martin death heard cries... →
Three witnesses contacted by The Miami Herald say they saw or heard the moments before and after the Miami Gardens teenager’s killing. All three said they heard the last howl for help from a despondent boy, and believe the sequence of sounds shatters the notion that Trayvon was killed in self defense. … “I heard someone crying – not boo-hoo crying, but scared or terrified or hurt maybe,” said...
pamelashepard: re: WORK when there is ever a question, you clearly + simply tell/show your contribution. it is your responsibility to speak up on your behalf.
All these black wizards turning Skittles and keys and wallets and sunglasses and...– Son of Baldwin (via sonofbaldwin)
I will know the difference when I start seeing these policemen shoot white boys...– Toni Morrison on when she will know that America has made racial progress. (via sonofbaldwin)
femmesandfamily: So now that it has surfaced that the Kony 12 video was funded by anti-gay companies, suddenly all of these white queer people decide to be against the campaign. Yet when POC (queer and straight) said that the campaign was racist and colonial, they didn’t care.
Imagine you’re Trayvon Martin, a 17 year old black kid walking home from the...– On Being the Mother of Black Boys in America (via letterstomycountry)
bummingcigarettesfilm: This past midnight our Bumming Cigarettes Kickstarter Campaign came to a successful end! We were able to raise $5,334 of our $5,000 goal which will go to post-production of the film. Over the next weeks there will be posts documenting the process as well as some more info relating to HIV/AIDS awareness withing the LGBTQ community. Thanks again for all of your...
Homeless Hotspot Project?! No Thanks!
After an attempt to express how i personally feel about the Homeless Hotspot Project, i.e. homeless people as wifi hotspot mess in Austin at SXSW on twitter, I had to come to tumblr where im not limited by 140 characters. … So here is how i feel about the issue: Before I speak on this issue, to justify my anger, I want to share something about myself that many folks don’t know. Me...