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"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.

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.

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Truth


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Truth


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jcoleknowsbest:

latinosexuality:

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invisibleblackunicorn:

mimicryisnotmastery:

blackbabesupremacy:

What happened in Puerto Rico

I wanna know what happened in Puerto Rico

It’s too late for me to remember where I put the receipts for this, but IIRC more experiments + forced hysterectomies on women.

^^^ yeap… 

keep in mind Tuskegee happened at a HBCU and lasted 40 years (originally only planned to last 3 months) and the US knew of a ‘cure” penicillin. 

In Puerto Rico: oral birth control pills trials (with not full disclosure given to participants and some deaths during trials) more at PBS “The Puerto Rican Pill Trials" this also happened in Haiti

My testimonio re: not celebrating the pill here. (tw: white folks don’t like my pov just see comments and this article was posted on other sites where white folks didn’t dig it either).

forced sterilization of PR women (we still have the highest rates of sterilization, read more about the 3 generations of sterilization (non-consensual and consensual) in her book, Matters of Choice, Iris Rodriguez who does qualitative work interviewing women in families, she also coined the phrase “agency within constraints” in her texts about this topic. this has happened with various women of color and women with disabilities throughout US history and currently. 

reblogging for info

medical apartheid is a good book to read. will make you so angry you cry. but you cant for a second forget the devil you are dealing with.

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sandandglass:

Bryan Stevenson on The Daily Show.

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Analicia Chaves

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Analicia Chaves

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smallrevolutionary:

schomburgcenter:

Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies presents “Post Racial Mythologies, Post Ferguson Realities: The Past, Present & Future of Policing & Black Communities” at the Schomburg Center, Thursday, October 16, 2014. 6PM - 8PM. 

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smallrevolutionary:

schomburgcenter:

Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies presents “Post Racial Mythologies, Post Ferguson Realities: The Past, Present & Future of Policing & Black Communities” at the Schomburg Center, Thursday, October 16, 2014. 6PM - 8PM. 

boooost

jawnthebaptiste:

kingjaffejoffer:

Michael Brown’s dad before the burial. 
The emotion and all of the sweat…. shit is hard to look at, even if its only a picture

I didn’t want to reblog this because it’s hard to look at, but people SHOULD see it.
We SHOULD see a father mourning his teenage son.
We SHOULD see how a killing like Mike’s can take a toll on not only a community, but a family.
It’s as easy for young black men to become martyrs as it is for them to become victims. They can never just be humans. 
We can never just be.

jawnthebaptiste:

kingjaffejoffer:

Michael Brown’s dad before the burial. 

The emotion and all of the sweat…. shit is hard to look at, even if its only a picture

I didn’t want to reblog this because it’s hard to look at, but people SHOULD see it.

We SHOULD see a father mourning his teenage son.

We SHOULD see how a killing like Mike’s can take a toll on not only a community, but a family.

It’s as easy for young black men to become martyrs as it is for them to become victims. They can never just be humans. 

We can never just be.

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ethiopienne:

A Helpful Flowchart For Anyone Considering Wearing Blackface This Halloween

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