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missgingerlee:

roachpatrol:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was arrested on Monday during unrest in Ferguson. Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest “for failing to disperse.” 8 others were also arrested.
"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was ninety," Epstein told The Nation during her arrest. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re ninety.” Epstein is currently an activist and a vocal supporter of the Free Gaza Movement. 

HARDCORE

'Merica. Land of the 'free', y'all.

missgingerlee:

roachpatrol:

thoughtsofablackgirl:

Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was arrested on Monday during unrest in Ferguson. Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest “for failing to disperse.” 8 others were also arrested.

"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was ninety," Epstein told The Nation during her arrest. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re ninety.” Epstein is currently an activist and a vocal supporter of the Free Gaza Movement. 

HARDCORE

'Merica. Land of the 'free', y'all.

This has been the worst week (and a half)

  • Had to take the cat to the vet because she wasn’t opening her eye after knocking over a planter (thankfully she was fine)
  • Broke part of the couch while moving it (had to fix it)
  • Tried to use the vacuum cleaner when it started smoking
  • Fought with fedex over the fact that they wouldn’t deliver my package
  • Lost the cat for 5 hours last night (my sister locked her in a closet that three of us checked multiple times)
  • weird fire alarm system woke the whole house up at 5:30 am this morning
  • Water heater on the first floor started leaking (cause of fire alarm, perhaps) and flooded the basement apt a bit.
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scinerds:

msnbc:


"From 2006 to 2012, a white police officer killed a black person at least twice a week in this country." - MHP

Melissa Harris-Perry gives a heart-wrenching tribute to the deaths of black men that have occurred at the hands of police in the past decade.


I just want to note that Melissa shows only men in her slide reel, but was accurate in saying a Black person was killed nearly every week. In that same time frame, girls as young as 7 years old, and women as old as 92 years old, have been shot to death by police and vigilantes and received little to no justice.In 2012, it was estimated that a Black person was extrajudicially murdered by police and vigilantes in the United States every 28 hours, and that these numbers may be under reported. It is rare to see a conviction that sticks, and many of these murderers go free or back to their “jobs” to continue terrorizing innocent citizens.

scinerds:

msnbc:

"From 2006 to 2012, a white police officer killed a black person at least twice a week in this country." - MHP

Melissa Harris-Perry gives a heart-wrenching tribute to the deaths of black men that have occurred at the hands of police in the past decade.

I just want to note that Melissa shows only men in her slide reel, but was accurate in saying a Black person was killed nearly every week. In that same time frame, girls as young as 7 years old, and women as old as 92 years old, have been shot to death by police and vigilantes and received little to no justice.

In 2012, it was estimated that a Black person was extrajudicially murdered by police and vigilantes in the United States every 28 hours, and that these numbers may be under reported. It is rare to see a conviction that sticks, and many of these murderers go free or back to their “jobs” to continue terrorizing innocent citizens.