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Invisible Man

I can disappear

fade the indivisible invisible nigga

bullets burn right through me

the man without a plan 

I stand stark naked 

screaming for you to shoot  100 more words

Poems

Ferguson, Missouri Cops Start Wearing Body Cameras

FERGUSON, Mo. (CBSNEWS.COM) – Police in the St. Louis suburb where a white officer shot and killed an unarmed 18-year-old black teenager have started wearing body cameras, according to the St. 194 more words

News

Ferguson: Thoughts of Love

It doesn’t take long for most folks to look at what has happened in Ferguson and to have some kind of (typically) strong reaction.

I have seen all over Facebook many varied responses ranging from anger and sadness to disillusionment and unbelief and then back across to judgment and justified rage. 932 more words

Being Human

Taking notes 39: Beyond the Spectacle of Neoliberal Misery and Violence in the Age of Terrorism

by Henry A. Giroux

The spectacle of violence and terrorism looms large in the post 9/11 world. As the recent beheading of James Foley by Islamic extremists makes clear, mass-mediated terrorism is now joined with the spectacle of violence, torture, and beheadings so as to open up a new space in which politics is shaped by the regressive morality of ideological fundamentalism, willfully degenerating into pathology.  2,910 more words

United Nations officially slams American cops as 'racists' - Examiner.com

Despite the investigation of Feguson police officer Darren Wilson not even completed yet, according to the CERD committee Vice Chairman Algerian Noureddine Amir, “The excessive use of force by law enforcement officials against racial and ethnic minorities is an ongoing issue of concern and particularly in light of the shooting of Michael Brown.” Not done yet, the committee report itself was damning of all US law enforcement at all levels, “The Committee remains concerned at the practice of racial profiling of racial or ethnic minorities by law enforcement officials, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation FBI, Transportation Security Administration, border enforcement officials and local police.”Amir shares the Chairmanship of the committee with Russian Alexei Avtonomov. 47 more words

English

We Are Ferguson

We Are Ferguson

Some pain cannot be hidden, I have put off writing about the Ferguson, Missouri teen, Michael Brown…as long as I possible could. 824 more words

Love

Michael Brown's family postpones planned protest involving halting highway traffic

Saturday’s “National March on Ferguson,” which was billed as a “a national massive march on Ferguson” by people from “all over the United States,” attracted mere hundreds… 344 more words

US Politics