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queergiftedblack:

#wcw #jameilawhite #ferguson

queergiftedblack:

#wcw #jameilawhite #ferguson

theblacksmithsdaughter:

I believe in black love. (x) (x) (x)

I don’t kno all of them. but I love the photoset and I only wish there were more.

(Source: suetterflies)

beeishappy:

Phillip Agnew of The Dream Defenders. The Dream Defenders is a human rights organization that’s building leadership and power among young people of colour to challenge racism in their communities.Phillip Agnew on All In

nefermaathotep:

"The hunting down of our youth in the streets by agents of the state, the bombing of Afrikan neighborhoods and churches, the murder of members of revolutionary and passive Afrikan organizations, the riots against Afrikans before both European wars on the world, the thousands of lynchings and the “retaliations” after real and imagined revolts by our enslaved ancestors as well as the lynchings that still see no end, are but a very, very small number of the examples where acts of terrorism were used to insure our submission to the whim of white supremacy. All these acts testify to a strong history of unwarranted, violent encroachments on peaceful, independent, as well as passive, dependent, Afrikan communities. So it is illogical for us to expect Europeans to allow us to live in an autonomous, independent peace in their midst without our enforcement of our freedom to be Afrikan in a language they can understand. Arguing otherwise makes no historical sense. No people can begin to feel safe in a historical climate of terrorism. Their accumulated frustration and uncertainty about the duration of the siege leads them to want to either seek shelter within (ranging from full assimilation and amalgamation to pluralistic integration) or away from (pluralistic segregation to full separation) their relentless assailants. For those who feel they cannot or should not leave or know that the terror will follow them wherever they go but who refuse to accept a vanquished status, rage and rebellion are natural and necessary characteristics. They know themselves as warriors engaged in a great struggle for the sanity, identity and sovereignty of their people." Mwalimu K. Bomani http://www.reunionblackfamily.com/apps/blog/show/42587545-if-they-gunned-me-down-shows-how-black-people-are-portrayed-in-mainstream-media#.U_JUMn3yMTY.twitter

It needs to stop!!

nefermaathotep:

"The hunting down of our youth in the streets by agents of the state, the bombing of Afrikan neighborhoods and churches, the murder of members of revolutionary and passive Afrikan organizations, the riots against Afrikans before both European wars on the world, the thousands of lynchings and the “retaliations” after real and imagined revolts by our enslaved ancestors as well as the lynchings that still see no end, are but a very, very small number of the examples where acts of terrorism were used to insure our submission to the whim of white supremacy. All these acts testify to a strong history of unwarranted, violent encroachments on peaceful, independent, as well as passive, dependent, Afrikan communities. So it is illogical for us to expect Europeans to allow us to live in an autonomous, independent peace in their midst without our enforcement of our freedom to be Afrikan in a language they can understand. Arguing otherwise makes no historical sense. No people can begin to feel safe in a historical climate of terrorism. Their accumulated frustration and uncertainty about the duration of the siege leads them to want to either seek shelter within (ranging from full assimilation and amalgamation to pluralistic integration) or away from (pluralistic segregation to full separation) their relentless assailants. For those who feel they cannot or should not leave or know that the terror will follow them wherever they go but who refuse to accept a vanquished status, rage and rebellion are natural and necessary characteristics. They know themselves as warriors engaged in a great struggle for the sanity, identity and sovereignty of their people." Mwalimu K. Bomani
http://www.reunionblackfamily.com/apps/blog/show/42587545-if-they-gunned-me-down-shows-how-black-people-are-portrayed-in-mainstream-media#.U_JUMn3yMTY.twitter

It needs to stop!!

saharareporters:

Hundreds Protest Police Brutality After Murder Of Michael Brown

Hundreds gather at Union Square, New York City on August 14 to protest the murder of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old from Ferguson, Missouri, among other incidents relating to police brutality.

Brown, who was shot and killed by officer Darren Wilson, a six-year veteran of the force on Saturday, August 9, is said to have been walking to visit his grandmother when the incident occurred.

Photo Credit: Fatima Sesay

SEE HERE…

quickweaves:

basedjane:

Supermodel Ataui Deng has been missing for 10 days, y’all. Had it not been for Roblé’s post, I wouldn’t have heard anything. 10 Days and NOTHING in the media?
*sigh
If you have seen her or know anything concerning her disappearance, email FindAtaui@gmail.com
Again, I feel this begs to be said again: Black. Lives. Matter.


OMFG

quickweaves:

basedjane:

Supermodel Ataui Deng has been missing for 10 days, y’all. Had it not been for Roblé’s post, I wouldn’t have heard anything. 10 Days and NOTHING in the media?

*sigh

If you have seen her or know anything concerning her disappearance, email FindAtaui@gmail.com

Again, I feel this begs to be said again:

Black.
Lives.
Matter.

OMFG

beautiesofafrique:

GUYS LETS SUPPORT ABDUL NADADI, an animator from Ghana who has created a new animation entitled Orisha’s Journey. His animation is going to be shown at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival in Japan (21st August 2014-25th August 2014)

For more information:

Follow him on tumblr abdulndadi

An interview he did with the SVA alumni blog

An article by discover african cinema

(these are all his images/animation)

imnothavinit:

Here is a list of donations, protests, and petitions that you can do to help the people in #Ferguson and to assist #MikeBrown and #EzellFord all others who have been killed by the hands of the police. I will try to update as much as possible.
Donations for Mike Brown’s Family:
Michael Brown Memorial Fund:
These funds will assist his family with costs that they will acquire as they seek justice on Michael’s behalf. All funds will be given to the Michael Brown family.
College 4 MikeBrown’s Siblings:
This effort will help support Mike Brown’s siblings, 2 younger sisters and a younger brother go to college. It is run by Sara Goldrick-Rab, UW professor of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab ( http://www.wihopelab.com) and Michael Johnson of the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County (Madison, WI) can vouch that all funds will go directly to the family.

http://www.gofundme.com/d1rprk

Other Donations:
Bail and Legal Fund for Those Arrested During Ferguson Anti-Police Demonstrations:
A bail and legal fund has been established to support people who have been arrested during the anti-police demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo. If you have a friend or family member who was arrested, please email us their name at antistatestl@riseup.net

http://antistatestl.noblogs.org/post/2014/08/11/bail-and-legal-fund-for-those-arrested-during-ferguson-anti-police-demonstrations/

#OperationHelpOrHush:
Donations to Protestors in Ferguson to provide food and other supplies. All monies will go directly to purchase those items. There is a Paypal account set up at SadittyCooks@gmail.com
Amazon Gift List:
These items are being directly shipped to St. Louis, MO to assist protestors who are on the frontline in Ferguson. It includes toiletries, items to help in clean up the area, food etc. http://www.amazon.com/registry/giftlist/T5SQYC5B5IJZ
Feed the students of Ferguson:
This fund was originally set up to feed the students who go to school in Ferguson who were to start school on August 14th. Many students in Ferguson rely on meals provided in school, and the delay in the start of classes means that many of the children would not eat. Kids will now resume school on August 18th. BUT these funds are NOW going DIRECTLY to feed children and their families in the Ferguson/Florissant area. https://fundly.com/feed-the-students-of-ferguson#updates/blog/look_what_we_did-18296
St. Stephen’s Food Pantry
The help distribute food to those in need and currently due to the situation going on in Ferguson they were looted and those goods go to needy families in that area. They need boxed meals like Hamburger Helper and lots of toiletries. They will be accepting online donations post Sunday August 17, 2014.
Here is the contact info:
33 N Clay Ave Ferguson, MO 63135 Ph: 314-521-0138
Petitions:
Mike Brown Law. Requires all state, county, and local police to wear a camera:
A petition for a Mike Brown Law is asking to be created because to the latest accounts of deadly encounters with police. That law will set aside funds to require all state, county, and local police, to wear a camera.

https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/mike-brown-law-requires-all-state-county-and-local-police-wear-camera/8tlS5czf

Don’t Shoot MO Campaign
Please review website for more information: http://www.dontshootmo.com/
Protests:
California
Los Angeles: come to the PEACEFUL PROTEST at LAPD HQ August 17, 2014 at 3pm to support the families of LAPD MURDER VICTIMS ezell ford and omar abrego
Georgia:
Atlanta: Monday August 18, 2014 6pm #RallyForFerguson at CNN Center, Downtown, ATL.
North Carolina:
Raleigh: Justice Rally for #MikeBrown in Raleigh, NC Sunday August 17, 2014 at 1pm Wake County Court 316 Fayetteville St.
Tennessee:
Memphis: #HandsUp Protest August 18, 2014 from 5-730pm at several Poplar intersections.
Please call 901-725-4990 for more details

Texas:

Houston: Supply Donation Drive to support protestors in Ferguson, MO. August 17, 2014 1030 Memorial Brook Blvd, Houston, TX 77084 http://twitpic.com/ea9dko

Other Pertinent Info:
Know Your Rights: Demonstrations and Protests

https://www.aclu.org/free-speech/know-your-rights-demonstrations-and-protests