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Aug

ianxcarlos:

Sounds like a good plan.

ianxcarlos:

Sounds like a good plan.

reminder that black boys don’t need to be “good boys on the honor roll” for their lives to matter

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White people:
You have to wait for the facts before you talk about Ferguson!
Eyewitnesses:
He was on his knees with his hands up.
Medical examiner:
There was no gunpowder residue on Mike Brown, no sign of struggle, and there were entry wounds on the inside of his arms and the top of his head, implying he was on his knees with his hands up.
Convenience store owner and clerk:
There was no robbery and we didn't call the cops.
Ferguson PD:
Okay, we admit it, Wilson didn't know anything happened at the convenience store and we determined no crime was committed.
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White people:
Nobody can say what happened! We still have to wait for the facts to come in!

taratiki17:

A few photos from the Secret Rose Boudoir tea party I attended~ It was my first tea party and my first lolita coord. I had an amazing time!
also here~

Dress: Innocent World
Blouse: Krad Lanrete
Head Dress: Handmade
Shoes: Offbrand
Tights/gloves: Taobao
Fan/Jewelry: Vintage

malindalo:

clone-jail:

dorothy-snarker:

This one is for you, lesbians. Jodie Foster and her wife Alexandra Hedison at the 2014 Emmy Awards. 

Hold the phone, they are MARRIED?!?!?!

Celebrity proof that there are only about 2 degrees of separation in Lesbian Dating World.

malindalo:

clone-jail:

dorothy-snarker:

This one is for you, lesbians. Jodie Foster and her wife Alexandra Hedison at the 2014 Emmy Awards. 

Hold the phone, they are MARRIED?!?!?!

Celebrity proof that there are only about 2 degrees of separation in Lesbian Dating World.

wonderwoundedhearers said: YOU'RE SO PRETTY. SO VERY PRETTY.

THANKS. SO ARE YOU.

What’s going on in #Ferguson right now 

Sources: Awkward_Duck AntonioFrench ShaunKing

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acceber74:

pardonmewhileipanic:

chocohawlic:

empty-venus:

Breaking news: White fuckboys on twitter bitching how funny it is that Beyoncé is a feminist when she and her dancers were provocative and half naked. Despite feminism being about empowerment and a woman’s right to do whatever the hell she pleases with it, they just don’t seem to be able to grasp this concept.

In other news, men still don’t know what feminism is, still bitter that they aren’t Beyoncé and still making themselves look like asses on the internet.

And now the weather.

I bet 5 minutes later they slid up in some DM’s asking for nudes

you know these assholes had NO PROBLEM with anything in her show until that word popped up

it’s not nudity they have a problem with

it’s a woman who is empowered and in control of how when and why she dresses and dances how she wants

when their precious male gaze is questioned or dismissed, suddenly she’s a terrible feminist, and they try and shame her for the very thing that was turning them on seconds before

25

Aug

kateordie:

thepeoplesrecord:

Cash raised for killer Mo. cop now surpasses Brown donations
August 24, 2014

Online fundraisers for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson surpassed the amount of money raised for Michael Brown’s family as the officer’s supporters gathered at an afternoon rally Saturday.

Supporters of Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., came toBarney’s Sports Pub in south St. Louis.

"Many of us have received death threats toward ourselves and our families," said one speaker, wearing sunglasses, paint beneath her eyes and a baseball cap. "We will not hide. We will no longer live in fear … If you support Darren Wilson, make your voices heard."

She refused to give the media her name, saying “You want my name? I am Darren Wilson. We are Darren Wilson.

The media has shown a strong bias against Wilson supporters, the speaker said, drawing loud applause from the crowd.

"We share the united belief that officer Wilson’s actions on Aug. 9 were warranted and justified and he has our unwavering support," the woman said.

A crowd-funding page created for Wilson raised $235,010 from 5,902 people before organizers stopped accepting donations Friday after surpassing their goal of $100,000 in four days. The group then opened a new fundraising page, which already has more than $104,000.

This amount surpasses the more than $214,000 raised in support of the Michael Brown Memorial Fund. According to the page, which was set up by Brown family lawyer Benjamin Crump, “the funds will assist his family with costs that they will acquire as they seek justice on Michael’s behalf.”

The Support Darren Wilson group, which has more than 58,000 likes on Facebook, encouraged supporters who could not attend the rally to “blow up some Twitter accounts” with photos of supporters and the hashtag #‎iamdarrenwilson.

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Disheartening (though unsurprising) and thoroughly disgusting! 

As the situation in Ferguson continues to be horrible, this is just one of many things that… You know what, is just so awful. It’s so awful. There is no reason to be financially or emotionally supporting a murderer, no matter your political or religious stance. I want to say I “can’t believe” it’s happening, but of course I can. It’s just awful. How can people be so cruel?

Like most, I’m just watching these events from afar, feeling helpless, donating where I can to help Ferguson and its people. It never feels like enough, though.