How often you ask for—no, demand—reassurance from us that you’re not bad, that you’re good, that your intent matters, that what you say or do isn’t really that bad, that we still love you, that it’s OK to make mistakes and be human, that you are beautiful and smart and important…
…even while we sometimes struggle to find the strength to tell OURSELVES those things?
But, see, if I skip the niceties and go straight to, “Fuck off!” then I become the big ol’ black meanie.
And they give absolutely zero damns over the shit WE go through. Nope. It’s all about them all the time.
Where were all those people who are demonizing and shaming Beyonce and Nicki Minaj for exercising their sexual autonomy when Robin Thicke and Eminem were releasing one sexually violent song after another. I thought you were trying to look out for young girls and women and the content they consume.
don’t worry. We’ll wait.
Shelly Frey, (pictured) a 27-year-old mother of two has been fatally shot by an off-duty sheriff’s deputy after he suspected her of shoplifting at a Houston Walmart.
I am SO goddamned tired of this shit.
damn, they won’t let up. we can’t run and we can’t surrender. what do they expect us to do? they killed this woman over what some merchandise? you let out on some garments what twisted universe do you gotta come from when a overtime punching rent-a-cop even bothers to chase and then pull a gun? smh rip because there is nothing but war on this side of the final curtain.
I cannot.. I can’t….
I just saw this story on twitter. Like why did he need to pull out his gun for shoplifters? He saw their car. You mean to tell me that he couldn’t just remember their license plate? I know Wal-Mart got cameras. Like come on now.
Thanks to US Uncut for this! BREAKING: Detroit’s unelected emergency manager, Kevyn Orr, has just relinquished control of the Detroit Water and Sewage Department, which is now back in the hands of the people. It’s expected the mayor and city council will approve a water affordability plan that caps a household’s water bill at no more than 3 percent of their income. Read more: http://abcn.ws/XavyWZ Thanks to groups like the Detroit Water Brigade for the weeks of ongoing pressure to stop the shutoffs! Direct action gets the goods. Read their statement on this victory here: http://bit.ly/1o9yqbT
After seeing the dramatic results from the Ice Bucket Challenge, Indian journalist Manju Latha Kalanidhi was compelled to start something similar, but with an Indian slant. “I felt like doing something more locally tangible. Rice is a staple here,” Kalanidhi told CNN. “We eat it every day, we can store it for months. Why not donate rice to someone who is hungry?”
Go off x1000000