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Travel and see the world



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 15 notes
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luvisblack:

#LuvIsBlack #BeautifulBlackWoman



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 1,064 notes
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mstrkrftz:

Time Stacks by Matt Molloy


1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 32,784 notes
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dynastylnoire:

jujubee58:

priceofliberty:

thinksquad:

Newly obtained surveillance video shows the violent encounter between a 17-year-old girl and Clairton police officers that left the teenager in the hospital.

A 17-year-old girl claims she was beaten by police in Clairton after she and her friends were stopped for a curfew violation Tuesday night.

Merceedez Wright admits she and her friends were out a few minutes after the city’s 10 p.m. curfew, and that she both ran from officers and resisted them after being tackled, but she doesn’t believe she deserves the injuries she suffered.

Wright is now recovering in the hospital with injuries to her trachea, esophagus and neck, plus several cuts and bruises.

"She’s a cheerleader, she’s a lifeguard at the Clairton pool, she was just on prom court," said Wright’s mother, Audelia Amoah. "She’s a good kid."

Even so, Wright admits she ran from officers.

"I was scared because of how he got out of the car. He didn’t just walk out, he jumped out of the car and started chasing me, so my first instinct was to run," she said.

Wright also said she did resist officers once she was knocked to the ground. She said she was trying to get her arms free to protect herself.

Clairton police did not respond to requests for comment.

Read more: http://www.wtae.com/news/teenage-girl-says-police-beat-her-after-curfew-violation/26992088#ixzz388DHjtCm

You think this is sickening? Me too

551 Ravensburg Blvd
Clairton, PA
(412) 233-8113

press ‘OPTION 6’ to be connected to the Clairton Police Department.

Flood their mailbox, flood their inbox!

Robert Hoffman is the Chief of Police and you can contact them directly here.

I just wrote in: “Newly obtained surveillance video shows the violent encounter between 17-year-old Merceedez Wright and Clairton police officers that left the teenager in the hospital.

She admits to being out past 10pm AND to “running” from the cops. When I was her age, I was in the same situation and the altercation did not result in me being tackled, in my head or neck being smashed against pavement, or a hospital bill.

I was told to call my mother while the officer POLITELY waited there for her to come pick me up. How is CPD training these officers that their first course of action is to pummel a little girl? The officers involved should be reprimanded without compensation.”

They didn’t do it because she’s a girl, they did it because she’s a black girl!

Pittsburgh is not safe for black folks.

I’m trying to tell you.



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 1,696 notes
viasource.

officialsailor wondered: Why do anons assume you're the mouthpiece for an entire race/culture/ethnicity group

reverseracism:

Because many of the anons are white and they view POC as monolith instead of individuals with different experiences and thoughts.

- Susie



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 67 notes
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postracialcomments:

beingliberal:

*100 Days now*

PLEASE GO VOTE FOR THE MIDTERM ELECTIONS IF YOU ARE IN A STATE WHERE A SEAT IS BEING CONTESTED

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO VOTE IF THEY ARE ELIGIBLE.

We need all young folks, especially young Black folks to due their part and participate in this election!

There is a reason why the republican party made up of old farts can come and fuck shit up! There was not a large turnout of young democrats/independents to vote.

The midterm election is more important than the presidential election. We have to get these pieces of shit out asap



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 61 notes
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dynastylnoire:

colour-me-creative:

New ‘Be creative’ Drawing

this is giving me lisa frank feels



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 5,008 notes
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shitrichcollegekidssay:

no

Moral of the story:

Google it your damn self.



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 21 notes
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"Ask for what you want. Give other people the opportunity to say “yes”. Stop saying “no” for them."
— Roger Ellerton (via onlinecounsellingcollege)


1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 783 notes
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idislikecispeople:

Hello, my name is Adele, or Kat, the latter is more of a nickname. I’m a 21 year old trans girl who also happens to be a type 1 diabetic without insurance. What is diabetes, you may ask? Diabetes is a disease that infects the pancreas that hinders/disables it from producing insulin, therefore, I have to dose before meals and before bedtime or else I could go into ketoacidosis, where the body experiences high a blood sugar for too long, and basic body functions begin to fail. I’ve been hospitalized twice for this since I was diagnosed at 15 years old, and prolonged exposure to high blood sugar can effect the body in many harmful ways, like the loss of hands or feet, kidneys shutting down, loss of vision, etc. In case you didn’t know, insulin is a very expensive, novolog, for example, is over $450 for a single vial, and lantus being around $400 a vial. I currently live with my mother and brother which helps some of the financial strain, as well as having insulin still left over, but it won’t last forever, and what I aim to accomplish with this is to save up enough money for me to be able to buy it when it does run out, so I’m starting this a little early. If anyone sees the Amazon gift card post, don’t reblog it, as I would prefer money being put into my bank account. 

If you would like to donate to me to help me financially, you can donate to my PayPal, which I have a button which links you directly, or you can send it to megucagirl@gmail.com from PayPal itself. Even if you can only spare $1, it would help in the long to help me to afford my own insulin or to help me afford insurance which I have been denied help from the government already, and looking into private insurances. 

Please! Even if you can’t afford it, reblog and signal boost, This is very important. 



1 hour ago • July/23/2014 • 92 notes
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