PJ was playing keep away with her bone… 💕💖💕 #germanshepherd #puppiesofinstagram #pitbullgermanshepherdmix #pitbull #dogsofinstagram #cutedogs (at Southside Binghamton)
When a white teenager named Steve Lohner was stopped by the police last month and refused to show his ID after carrying a loaded shotgun on the streets of Aurora, Colorado (the same city where a mass murderer killed 12 people and injured 70 others in a packed movie theater in July 2012), the teen walked away with nothing but a citation. But when a 22-year-old black kid named John Crawford picked up a mere BB gun in a Walmart store in Dayton, Ohio last week, customers called the police, who then shot and killed him. Here lies a racial disparity that’s difficult for honest people to ignore. How can black people openly carry a real gun when we can’t even pick up a BB gun in a store without arousing suspicion? The answer in America is that the Second Amendment doesn’t really apply to black people.
Keith Boykin: Does the Second Amendment Only Apply to White People? (via clambistro)
Shit, neither does the first. As demonstrated by the reaction to protesters in Ferguson.
none of them damn amendments were written for us.. Y’all they still see us as commodities… NON-HUMANS… Vessels for profit.. Whether it’s the prison industrial complex.. Entertainment.. etc etc… We are supposed to produce capital.. WE ARE CAPITAL.. So these amendments will never apply to a commodity…(via jcoleknowsbest)
A Submission from one of our readers! Commentary is mine:
In related news, white people still make up 72.4% of the United States.
In rhetorical news, if your sentence begins with “I don’t mean to sound racist” anything after that clause is almost always racist…
In related news, civilization in America did not begin with white people! Will racist white people ever accept this? More at 5.
So anyway, we were reading the email from the sleep specialist that tells him how to prepare for the sleep study and it said something along the lines of:
"Remove all lotions and oils from skin and hair so that electrodes can be adhered to the body and scalp. If you have hair…