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hellapugs:

when shots are fired but you have a good comeback

hellapugs:

when shots are fired but you have a good comeback

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"We were taking the black young men who had been crippled by our society and sending them eight thousand miles away to guarantee liberties in Southeast Asia which they had not found in southwest Georgia and East Harlem. So we have been repeatedly faced with the cruel irony of watching Negro and white boys on TV screens as they kill and die together for a nation that has been unable to seat them together in the same schools. So we watch them in brutal solidarity burning the huts of a poor village, but we realize that they would hardly live on the same block in Chicago."
— Martin Luther King Jr. | Beyond Vietnam (1967)

"We were taking the black young men who had been crippled by our society and sending them eight thousand miles away to guarantee liberties in Southeast Asia which they had not found in southwest Georgia and East Harlem. So we have been repeatedly faced with the cruel irony of watching Negro and white boys on TV screens as they kill and die together for a nation that has been unable to seat them together in the same schools. So we watch them in brutal solidarity burning the huts of a poor village, but we realize that they would hardly live on the same block in Chicago."

Martin Luther King Jr. | Beyond Vietnam (1967)

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policymic:

Chart shows the difference between innocent gestures and gang signs

Though this is meant to be funny, Knight’s strip addresses the important implications of racial profiling that have popped up in the news recently. New research suggests that black children are mistakenly viewed as older and less innocent by cops. This troubling conclusion also means black children are more likely to be the subjects of dehumanization by police officers, thus making them subject to higher rates of police violence. 
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policymic:

Chart shows the difference between innocent gestures and gang signs

Though this is meant to be funny, Knight’s strip addresses the important implications of racial profiling that have popped up in the news recently. New research suggests that black children are mistakenly viewed as older and less innocent by cops. This troubling conclusion also means black children are more likely to be the subjects of dehumanization by police officers, thus making them subject to higher rates of police violence. 

Read more | Follow policymic

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nprfreshair:

Spring Equinox in Chicago by nixerkg 

nprfreshair:

Spring Equinox in Chicago by nixerkg 

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This is my child being an asshole

This is my child being an asshole

Benny the Bull always doing it right

Benny the Bull always doing it right

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For Frank.  So boss.