The pics you see above were taken from a Twitter hashtag called the #kyliejennerchallenge Funny how black people were caricatured for having big lips & now Kylie Jenner is doing it so its “trendy” kind of like the same way Zendaya’s faux locs smelled like patchouli oil & weed until Kylie started doing it. So go ahead and say it isnt about race…
Reblog this & dont stop until everyone has seen this. Stop fucking praising white girls for the SAME THINGS y'all shame black women for!
It is morally irresponsible to condemn riots without, at the same time, condemning the contingent, intolerable conditions that exist in our society.
These conditions are the things that cause individuals to feel that they have no other alternative than to engage in the violent rebellions to get attention, and I must say tonight that a riot is the language of the unheard.
LGBT people of color face systemic discrimination and inequality in housing, healthcare, employment, family recognition, education, and countless other ways.Paying an Unfair Price: The Financial Penalty for LGBT People of Color is a new report by the Movement Advancement Project that examines the ins and outs of political, financial and legal landscapes for LGBT people of color. Read the full report here.
“A political system dominated by wealth could be democratic if wealth were evenly distributed. Sadly, the United States has a greater disparity of wealth than almost any other nation on earth. Four hundred U.S. billionaires have more money than half the people of the United States combined, and those 400 are celebrated for it rather than shamed. With the United States trailing most nations in income equality, this problem is only getting worse. The 10th wealthiest country on earth per capita doesn’t look wealthy when you drive through it. And you do have to drive, with 0 miles of high-speed rail built. And you have to be careful when you drive. The American Society of Civil Engineers gives U.S. infrastructure a D+. Areas of cities like Detroit have become wasteland. Residential areas lack water or are poisoned by environmental pollution — most often from military operations.”
Minnesota Republicans this week passed a controversial bill that would “create a two-tiered minimum wage, with a lower rate for employees who receive tips of at least $4 per hour” .. (as reported here)
It has failed to hear that the plight of the Negro poor has worsened over the last few years.
It has failed to hear that the promises of freedom and justice have not been met.
And it has failed to hear that large segments of white society are more concerned about tranquility and the status quo than about justice, equality, and humanity.
And so in a real sense our nation’s summers of riots are caused by our nation’s winters of delay. And as long as America postpones justice, we stand in the position of having these recurrences of violence and riots over and over again.
Social justice and progress are the absolute guarantors of riot prevention.”
A majority of Americans favor President Obama’s proposal to increase capital gains taxes on households earning more than $500,000 per year, and two-thirds believe that the wealthy currently pay too little in federal taxes, according to a newly released Associated Press-GfK poll.