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thisiseverydayracism:

White men getting drunk and assaulting and raping women and destroying property every fucking weekend are just “boys being boys”, but black people peacefully protesting the cold blooded murder of a child deserve to have tear gas thrown at them?

phobias:

Tumblr has given me a perfect sense of humour that’s shared by nobody at school

zygoats:

"if feminists want equality does this mean we can punch women now?"
go ahead chicken shit punch me in the fucking face. i will shove your entire upper body into your own ass and make you fuck yourself from the inside out

backboobs:

"you ugly mayonnaise bitch"

backboobs:

"you ugly mayonnaise bitch"


welcome to machu picchu.. i’ll be your guide.

welcome to machu picchu.. i’ll be your guide.

tomlintum:

whenever my mom criticizes me i yell “it’s probably genetic” and run out of the room as fast as i can

help-me-yes:

white people talking about other ethnicities be like
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white people talking about themselves be like
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sashathumpa:

"u missed di schoo bus eh?"
"yes fadda"
"find a wey ti schoo den"

sashathumpa:

"u missed di schoo bus eh?"

"yes fadda"

"find a wey ti schoo den"

my-tardis-sense-is-tingling:

These tweets (and one retweet) are from my friend Ryan, a journalist who has been on the ground in Ferguson for the past few days. (His Twitter account is here, and it’s a great source of updates on the situation there   [x]).

I just wanted to remind everybody that while spreading word about Michael Brown’s unjust murder and the horrifying events of the night of August 14, 2014, please do not oversimplify or ignore the complexities of the situation.

Journalists in the town have been doing what journalists do: focusing on all the negative aspects about the community to try and make it look like a hell-hole in order to sell their own pictures and stories, and basically all many of them want to do is further their own careers. But focusing on all that negativity only paints the picture of one side of the story, ignoring a lot of other important things going on there.

Please do not fall prey to the media’s game. Anger at the actions of the police in Ferguson is totally justified, but in the midst of that we cannot allow the people who are living with the situation every day to be dehumanized. Despite all this tragedy and chaos going on around them, they’re still a community and in many ways they’re pulling through all of it together. They want peace. Anyone looting or burning things down is a very small portion of the community. The whole story is so much bigger.

A story doesn’t need tear gas to be interesting. We need to hear every side of this story, not just the horrific parts.

TL:DR: please don’t fall prey to media attempts to dehumanize and oversimplify the situation in ferguson!!