It is now 3 weeks since Michael Brown was murdered by Ferguson PD Officer Darren Wilson. Officer Darren Wilson still has not been arrested, charged, or even brought to prison or court for the murder of Michael Brown.
“If you blame Native American communities for their poverty, remember that the entire continent was stolen from them.
If you blame Black American communities for their relative poverty, remember that Black Americans were stolen from a continent, trafficked, and enslaved for nearly 300 years.
Tell me again about how your family ‘started from nothing’ when they immigrated. Didn’t they start from whiteness? Seems like a pretty good start.
The American Dream required dual genocides, but tell me again about fairness and equal opportunity. Tell me about democracy, modeled after the Iroquois Confederacy. Tell me your proud heritage, and I will show you the violence that made it so.”—(via until-i-can-be-quiet)
Protect autistic people but especially autistic kids and especially especially autistic kids of colour because you know they will not be treated fairly and you know people will accuse them of disrespect when all they’re doing is trying to make sense of an interaction where someone is out to attack them for no apparent reason
jason todd is a victim of abuse who spent most of his life poor who actively defends women and died trying to save his mother and most of his “dark streak” as robin was targeted toward sex offenders and also he says “bamboozled” and flirts with boys
Jason is a huge volunteer worker. He works in soup kitchens and with underprivileged kids in his spare time.
He’s also the best cook out of the Batkids; he could cook when he lived with his mom, and Alfred trained him up so he’s really skilled now. He hates cooking for people though, so most of the family doesn’t know about this. Cass knows, though, and she makes him cook for her whenever she feels too lazy to cook for herself.
Unfriendly reminder that in America it’s reasonable to say an unarmed black kid deserved to be shot six times because he might have robbed a convenience store, but a white kid shouldn’t be kicked off the high school football team just because he violently raped a girl.