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20

Aug

heldersangel:

*slides off bed n melts into a puddle of ugly*

heldersangel:

*slides off bed n melts into a puddle of ugly*

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White people in America are a trip… they exterminate the Native American and then try to dress just like them. What kind of necrophilia is that?

A Huey P. Newton Story

 

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fatblacksnatch:

I’m not racist but white people are violent as fuck. Why do they have to act like such animals?

mvgl:

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air 2x09 - “Cased Up” (November 11, 1991)

tsunamiwavesurfing:

kanye tried to stop taylor swift ahead of time but yall called him out of order now look

the hero you deserve but not the one you need

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lindseyisnotonfire:

this is what yahoo paid 1.1 billion dollars for

lindseyisnotonfire:

this is what yahoo paid 1.1 billion dollars for

(Source: uglyrenaissancebabies)

america-wakiewakie:

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy | PolicyMic 
The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science behind the recently popular argument that the United States isn’t a democracy any more. And they’ve found that in fact, America is basically an oligarchy.
An oligarchy is a system where power is effectively wielded by a small number of individuals defined by their status called oligarchs. Members of the oligarchy are the rich, the well connected and the politically powerful, as well as particularly well placed individuals in institutions like banking and finance or the military.
For their study, Gilens and Page compiled data from roughly 1,800 different policy initiatives in the years between 1981 and 2002. They then compared those policy changes with the expressed opinion of the United State public. Comparing the preferences of the average American at the 50th percentile of income to what those Americans at the 90th percentile preferred, as well as the opinions of major lobbying or business groups, the researchers found out that the government followed the directives set forth by the latter two much more often.
It’s beyond alarming. As Gilens and Page write, “the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.” In other words, their statistics say your opinion literally does not matter.
That might explain why mandatory background checks on gun sales supported by 83% to 91% of Americans aren’t in place, or why Congress has taken no action on greenhouse gas emissions even when such legislation is supported by the vast majority of citizens.
This problem has been steadily escalating for four decades. While there are some limitations to their data set, economists Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez constructed income statistics based on IRS data that go back to 1913. They found that the gap between the ultra-wealthy and the rest of us is much bigger than you would think…
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america-wakiewakie:

Princeton Concludes What Kind of Government America Really Has, and It’s Not a Democracy | PolicyMic 

The news: A new scientific study from Princeton researchers Martin Gilens and Benjamin I. Page has finally put some science behind the recently popular argument that the United States isn’t a democracy any more. And they’ve found that in fact, America is basically an oligarchy.

An oligarchy is a system where power is effectively wielded by a small number of individuals defined by their status called oligarchs. Members of the oligarchy are the rich, the well connected and the politically powerful, as well as particularly well placed individuals in institutions like banking and finance or the military.

For their study, Gilens and Page compiled data from roughly 1,800 different policy initiatives in the years between 1981 and 2002. They then compared those policy changes with the expressed opinion of the United State public. Comparing the preferences of the average American at the 50th percentile of income to what those Americans at the 90th percentile preferred, as well as the opinions of major lobbying or business groups, the researchers found out that the government followed the directives set forth by the latter two much more often.

It’s beyond alarming. As Gilens and Page write, “the preferences of the average American appear to have only a minuscule, near-zero, statistically non-significant impact upon public policy.” In other words, their statistics say your opinion literally does not matter.

That might explain why mandatory background checks on gun sales supported by 83% to 91% of Americans aren’t in place, or why Congress has taken no action on greenhouse gas emissions even when such legislation is supported by the vast majority of citizens.

This problem has been steadily escalating for four decades. While there are some limitations to their data set, economists Thomas Piketty and Emmanuel Saez constructed income statistics based on IRS data that go back to 1913. They found that the gap between the ultra-wealthy and the rest of us is much bigger than you would think…

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blackfemalepresident:

yongguks-bae:

jdotslack:

ctron164:

babybutta:

daniikahlo:

faitheboss:

depressednmoderatelywelldressed:

magnolome:

Tru

Let’s please remember that gangs were created to protect their communities

^^these gangs were created bc the white forces(police) refused to protect African American ppl. These young men in the photo are simply fulfilling their organizational duties by protecting the community.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

It all went down hill when they brought drugs into the community. They I mean (the CIA)

THE COMMENTARY !!!! I was just talking about this with my bestie the other day.

There’s documentaries, books, and movies about how significant gangs were. They used to be referred to as the bastard child of the Black Panther party, but when you take time to research you’ll find out a lot of important things regarding bloods and crips

The things that you learn from tumblr

if yall got any resources and links about this P L E A S E share!!!!

blackfemalepresident:

yongguks-bae:

jdotslack:

ctron164:

babybutta:

daniikahlo:

faitheboss:

depressednmoderatelywelldressed:

magnolome:

Tru

Let’s please remember that gangs were created to protect their communities

^^these gangs were created bc the white forces(police) refused to protect African American ppl. These young men in the photo are simply fulfilling their organizational duties by protecting the community.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

It all went down hill when they brought drugs into the community. They I mean (the CIA)

THE COMMENTARY !!!! I was just talking about this with my bestie the other day.

There’s documentaries, books, and movies about how significant gangs were. They used to be referred to as the bastard child of the Black Panther party, but when you take time to research you’ll find out a lot of important things regarding bloods and crips

The things that you learn from tumblr

if yall got any resources and links about this P L E A S E share!!!!

ledusthroughthenight:

prostheticknowledge:

Real-Time Face Tracking and Projection Mapping

Impressive proof-of-concept demonstration from OMOTE which accurately projects visuals onto a moving human face - video embedded below:

[Link]

Oh fuck yeah

(Source: dualchainz)

18

Aug

basedjane:

Supermodel Ataui Deng has been missing for 10 days, y’all. Had it not been for Roblé’s post, I wouldn’t have heard anything. 10 Days and NOTHING in the media?
*sigh*
If you have seen her or know anything concerning her disappearance, email FindAtaui@gmail.com
Again, I feel this begs to be said again: Black. Lives. Matter.

basedjane:

Supermodel Ataui Deng has been missing for 10 days, y’all. Had it not been for Roblé’s post, I wouldn’t have heard anything. 10 Days and NOTHING in the media?

*sigh*

If you have seen her or know anything concerning her disappearance, email FindAtaui@gmail.com

Again, I feel this begs to be said again:

Black.
Lives.
Matter.

Keke Palmer @ Huffington Post Black Voices

killbenedictcumberbatch:

whitegirlsaintshit:

layeelah:

thebluelip-blondie:

dynastylnoire:

bellecosby:

“As far as what’s going on with Mike Brown, I spoke up on that, because unproductive outrage has never gotten us anywhere,”

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“Even with MLK and…

lennykravitzscarf:

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for every derailer trying to justify black genocide by insisting that, since we kill each other, cops can kill us too

lennykravitzscarf:

(source)

for every derailer trying to justify black genocide by insisting that, since we kill each other, cops can kill us too