HAPPENING NOW (10.9.14): Another young black man, 18-year old Vonderrit Myers, has been killed by a police officer, miles away from Ferguson. St Louis (STL) is turnt the fuck up right now. They literally ran the police out of the neighborhood, and are currently marching around the city. Details are still emerging, but from eye witness accounts, the young man was shot 16 times after the cop mistook a sandwich for a gun. My heart and soul are with the people of STL tonight. See you on Friday for #FergusonOctober. #staywoke #blacklivesmatter (PT 1)
RIP Vonderrit Myers, the victim of tonight’s police shooting. We fighting for you now too.
BLACKfoote Talks: “Ain’t I a Woman?”
You have the power to manifest your destiny.
Eric Holder Jr., the nation’s first black U.S. attorney general, is preparing to announce his resignation Thursday after a tumultuous tenure marked by civil rights advances, national security threats, reforms to the criminal justice system and five and a half years of fights with Republicans in Congress.
Two sources familiar with the decision tell NPR that Holder, 63, intends to leave the Justice Department as soon as his successor is confirmed, a process that could run through 2014 and even into next year. A former U.S. government official says Holder has been increasingly “adamant” about his desire to leave soon for fear he otherwise could be locked in to stay for much of the rest of President Obama’s second term.
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Interviewer: Why can’t you be alone without Yoko?
John Lennon: But I can be alone without Yoko, but I just have no wish to be. There’s no reason on earth why I should be alone without Yoko. There’s nothing more important than our relationship, nothing. And we dig being together all the time. Both of us could survive apart but what for? I’m not going to sacrifice love, real love for any whore or any friend or any business, because in the end you’re alone at night and neither of us want to be. And you can’t fill a bed with groupies. It doesn’t work. I don’t want to be a swinger. I’ve been through it all and nothing works better than to have someone you love hold you.
i will forever reblog this
Saturday marks two decades since Bad Boy Records released Ready to Die, the album that introduced the charismatic, exceptionally talented, gone too soon rapper Biggie Smalls to the world, and made him a star.
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Gaza heart and good home training.
We are experiencing black genocide almost EVERYDAY in amerikkka, and are LUCKY if any one of those murdered innocent lives receives justice or is even acknowledged by the news and the public. It’s wild though, how people in gaza are going through their own war, drenched in blood, surrounded by rubble and lifeless bodies, and STILL have the energy and compassion to offer us black folk solidarity, love, and acknowledgement. They feel our suffering while they are suffering. They are being murdered and still have decency too. Gaza definitely “gets it”. We see y’all. Thank you.