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A Visual Meditation on Gaza and Ferguson

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I found the photograph of the Palestinian girl climbing into the rubble to collect books online and uncredited. The photographer of Martin Luther King is unknown to me.  31 more words

Digital Art

Seven days of marches planned around Alabama Capitol

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – More than 20 people, including civil rights leaders and ministers, have marched around the state Capitol and Statehouse in the first day of a seven-day protest that stretches across the Southeast. 116 more words

News

Kanye West Knows You Think He Sounded Nuts on Kimmel [Oct 2013]

Kanye West Knows You Think He Sounded Nuts on Kimmel

“I’m 9 or 10 and my mother and I are on a cross-country road trip when we decide to stop for breakfast at a small diner in Mississippi. 616 more words

Privilege

Was Anyone Indicted For Bringing Down The US Economy? : Goldman To Shell Out $1.1 Billion To Settle Claims It Sold Bad Mortgage Bonds, Raises Banker Pay By 20 Percent

Another Too-Big-To-Fail investment bank above the law. To my knowledge, the number of individuals who were federally indicted in the mortgage fraud that brought down the US economy is: … 216 more words

Government

Being Brown and Black

The shooting of an unarmed black man named Brown is an ironic and tragic twist on words as well as a societal metaphor. Public polling shows widely divergent views on the situation dependent on whether you are white or black.   1,096 more words

Man In the Mirror

Sunil Dutta, a 17-year veteran LAPD cop, has a suggestion for victims of police violence searching for someone to blame: Look in the mirror.

Even though it might sound harsh and impolitic, here is the bottom line: if you don’t want to get shot, tased, pepper-sprayed, struck with a baton or thrown to the ground, just do what I tell you.

Youth

Once Is All It Takes

Opinion from the desk of the Editor:

The situation in Ferguson has brought up a few points that few people are paying attention to at this time……and could most likely not give damn in the last place…..that would be the running total the cops give the media daily of the number of arrests. 519 more words

Observations