Within the last two months, Eric Garner, 43, unarmed, was killed on July 17 by NYPD officer Daniel Pantaleo who placed him in an illegal chokehold while questioning him for allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes; John Crawford, 22, unarmed, was shot and killed on August 5 by two Ohio police officers, David Darkow and Sean Williams, in Walmart after he was spotted holding a toy rifle; 18-year-old Mike Brown, unarmed, was gunned down by Ferguson, Missouri police officer Darren Wilson while walking with a friend in his neighborhood; and Ezell Ford, 24, who was also unarmed, was shot and killed by unnamed officers in the LAPD on August 12.
In the wake of these tragic events and renewed intense conversations surrounding police brutality against Black men, a video of police in Boynton Beach, Florida threatening to “put a round” through four Black men during a routine traffic stop has emerged and begun making the rounds on social media.
One of the occupants in the video records the interaction, even after the officer tells him to stop, to which he responds:
No, I have rights. I’m not intimidated. I have rights.
Sir, I’m recording your ass. What the f*ck you going to do?
B**ch, you’re on camera. What the f*cks wrong with you. Stupid ass cracker.
The driver of the car repeatedly asks the officer who stopped them for his badge number. The officer provides his name, but not the number, prompting the driver to attempt to take a picture of his badge. The officer slaps the phone out of his hand, pulls him from the car and places him face down on the ground.
That’s when another officer, presumably his partner or back-up rushes to the window, gun drawn, and says:
“I’ll put a round in your ass so quick,” with his weapon threw the window pointed directly at the men.
(Watch the Video Here) (Photo Credit: AmericaWakieWakie)
The family of an 8-year-old Native American girl who was tazed by police in October is suing while the Pierre Police Department say it was justified.
The Chief of Police justifies the use of a tazer on an 8 year old girl by saying they could have used their guns or batons, essentially. What restraint.
So very relevant to Ferguson, because I imagine the broader pattern of how police respond to people of color affected the outcome of this situation much like it did with Mike Brown. Today, the police “just” used a tazer and caused some traumatization. But … are there situations of police shooting and killing Native Americans in the U.S. (or First Nations people in Canada) that don’t hit the media because Native Americans are even more invisible than black people in the U.S.?
Hillary Clinton [WSJ]
So you send a message by keeping children in cells as if they were some kind of fucking dogs?
This is Clinton, your “feminist leader”. Fuck her.
Your fave is fucking garbage who doesn’t deserve to lead :)
Ew. Ew, ew, ew. And especially gross, given how it was Bill Clinton who proudly instituted NAFTA, which had a huge hand in destroying Mexican agricultural economy and making conditions worsen for all these children—to USA’s benefit! Give it a month or five and we’ll have to deal with her making stops at taco shops and using corny guacamole metaphors to show Mexican Americans how much she ‘gets’ us.
Clear message, indeed. And it is not missed by us.
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why THE FUCK is no one talking about this
why isnt this on the news
we all know the reason why. stop the bullshit.
And this shit happened on May 18…MAY 8-FUCKING-TEENTH!
I read the article and this honestly makes me so fucking angry. I encourage all my followers to reblog the shit out of this. Share it on your Facebook and Twitter, too.
Please spare some time for Darren Rainey. This is a horrific brutality against a human being that is being swept under the rug by most media.
Scarlett Johansson is a Zionist and supports Israel
stop reblogging pictures of her genocide-loving face
also is the current PR face of an Israeli corporation with factories built on illegally occupied Palestinian land and tapping Palestinian water reserves in order to bottle and sell them
so not just a Zionist, she also directly profits off the continuation of Palestinian oppression
Less than 3 miles from where Michael Brown was killed in Ferguson, another young black man was gunned down by police this afternoon in North St. Louis.
This is unacceptable.
Off-topic but very important. The mods of FYSA would like to express solidarity with the family of Michael Brown, and all other African Americans suffering under white supremacy.
It’s 2014 and racism is alive and well everyone…
WOOOOOOOOOW. WHAT THE ENTIRE F*CK?!?!?!?!
notice theyre not being tear gased tho
I have tears in my eyes man. I’m not even there and I am so freaking tired of this.
i hate white people
Literally you might as well just say I hate countries. Such a wide variety of people, you can’t generalise white people. It’s idiotic.
i love how you see the klu klux klan in a photo disturbing a peaceful protest for a slain boy but the fact that i said i hate white people is what’s making you upset. white people in a nutshell. lacking the basic empathy needed to understand why black people hate our oppressors. and, on the note of generalizing: when white people are generalized, it keeps black people safe from potentially violent racists. when black people are generalized, we’re deemed worthless and our murdered bodies don’t mean a damn thing to the majority of white people. but, please. let me know how i’ve hurt your feelings for simply hating the way me and my people are treated.
Bialik said her donation would go directly to purchasing and supplying “bulletproof vests to the IDF.”
if you needed another reason not to watch the big bang theory beyond the show itself, bazimpa
(edited to be in order)
really cool footage of living trash speaking the rare language known as “tool-inese”
"I ONLY LIKE PEOPLE ON TUMBLR AS LONG AS THEY KISS MY ASS AND POST PICTURES OF ME"
The backlash against Ridley Scott’s Exodus is gathering momentum. After Noah’s mixed reception earlier this year, more and more people are sick of seeing movies with “whitewashed” casts: White actors representing historical figures who almost certainly were not white.
The latest accusation of Exodus whitewashing relates to someone who technically isn’t even a character: the Sphinx.
The likeliest explanation is that the sculpture in this picture is not the Sphinx, but is in fact a statue of Ramses. This means that it would have been based on actor Joel Edgerton’s face.
Unfortunately, this just makes the whitewashed casting even more blatant, because real statues of Ramses II simply do not look like that. So while Exodus may not have made a “white version” of the Sphinx, Egyptian culture is still being erased and rewritten to fit in with the film’s predominantly white cast of actors.
tl;dr, yes, they made an Egyptian statue’s face white.
anyone else noticing a trend here?
didn’t know ancient egyptians looked like mayo…
RHAMSES IM CHOKING LIKE THEY DIDNT SEE THE STATUES OR NOTHING
Ok but of course the servants and thieves are black ok i see yall
No spacey/sciency posts today, folks. Too busy learning about how someone else’s religion trumps my right to proper reproductive health care.