This is a quick overview of what happened to Tulsa, OK’s “Black Wall Street” in 1921.
The black population grew to prominent, too successful, so they were literally massacred. They were bombed by the US government. The United States of America sanctioned the firebombing of the black population of a major city prevent “a Negro uprising”.
Most people don’t know which US city was the first in history to be attacked by air, and this is why
okay but when you have holocaust survivors and people who were activists during the civil rights movement supporting mike brown and then KKK members and neo nazi’s supporting the officer you should be able to figure out which side is the right one.
when girls press their whole body against you when they hug, it means they like you a lot. also, they’re measuring your body to determine how long it will take them to eat your flesh, a technique shared by boa constrictors
Please remember that the word “riot” has been used to silence Black political action before. It trivializes Black actions as senselessly violent or worse yet, unprovoked. “Riot” is “uncontrolled behavior” or “a public disturbance”.
This isn’t a riot. This is a demonstration. This is a wake up call.
“If a tree falls in a forest and no one hears it, did it make a sound? If a small town allows a racist police force to murder and create martial law, while the state cuts off all contact, by land river and air to the community, and the Federal Government allows it, is it fascist?”—Heather Cottin via Facebook (via fuckyeahmarxismleninism)
This is so vague I love it. The voices you are hearing are real, god is speaking to you. The nation of France needs you. Don your armor, take up arms, lead the French army. This is your destiny, joan. When the flames come for you let them lick your bones and laugh.
don’t buy that “love is a serious word” crap. love freely and carelessly. love yourself. love that lady bird that just flew past. love that cutie that served you lunch at a cafe that you’ll probably never see again. love every single cat you see and when you stop loving someone or something, don’t fight it.