Black women need to start a hashtag #icanbeboth where we post pictures of ourselves with degrees, at graduation, sitting in your office, being successful etc. along side pics of us partying, twerking, dancing, having fun as NORMAL HUMAN BEINGS DO.
Because this idea that you are either a hoe or a sophisticated woman is toxic as hell. It’s a racialized version of the virgin-whore dichotomy. I can be both a sexual being and an role model/educator at the same damn time.
- Member of grand jury talks to friend about the case. Says there “isn’t enough evidence at this point to warrant an arrest” (storify) STL Co. Court is aware of the situation and is investigating.
- Recap of second set of Ferguson Town Hall Meetings
- In Ferguson, protesters and police forced to learn as they go amid continued standoff
- Officers non-compliant with DOJ order to wear IDs (1) (2)
- Whites more likely to deal drugs, blacks more likely to be arrested
- Ferguson PR Devin James, (the one who was convicted of reckless homicide) lied about having a college degree
- STL Co. Economic Development Partnership defends initial decision to hire Devin James. Steve Stenger says that the contract was a waste of taxpayer funds.
- Steve Stenger releases campaign ad addressing Ferguson. But remember when…. (1) (2) (3) (STL Co. Council Meeting Sept. 16 storify)
Ironically people get sent to jail just for being African American on the regular.
If a girl takes pictures of her naked body she is not asking for dick pictures or sexual comments
If a girl takes pictures of her naked body she is not lacking self respect
If a girl takes pictures of her naked body she is not asking for hate messages or negative comments
If a girl takes pictures of her naked body it’s for her, because she loves her body and what it does for her.
ITS 2014 WHY THE FUCK AREN’T PEOPLE RECOGNISING THIS?