Tagged “michael brown”
In order for me to preserve some semblance of sanity, America has made me harder. A bit less human. A bit less me.
Unlike Eric Garner and unlike Freddie Gray, we can breathe. Breathing is just a lot harder to do these days.
The police isn't a department store you can just decide to stop shopping in or a Facebook friend you can block. They are not going anywhere.
We're bringing knives to gunfights, trying to win 2014 battles with 1963 tools.
Joke's on us, apparently
Trayvon Martin yesterday. Michael Brown today
The stench of racism -- of assuming that a Black person doesn't belong just because they're Black -- extends past our shores, and we'd be foolish to assume otherwise
You might recognize Leo Breckenridge from his role as "Andre" -- the Panama character in our TV...
From "Michael Brown Spent Last Weeks Grappling With Problems and Promise" -- today's NY Times pi...
At EBONY, Damon shares a story about a shoplifting experience as a kid, and realizes the only difference between him and Michael Brown is that he was lucky enough to live long enough to tell it
Nothing has ever shown that "a want to attack and try to kill an armed police officer" is one of the side effects of getting high. In fact, it literally makes you want to do the exact opposite thing. Like sleep.
Ferguson Police decide to release information that has nothing to do with anything. Because the "media" asked for it. Thanks.