Talking to people on Twitter about Mike Brown and what’s happening in Ferguson right now, I’ve noticed (again) how easily folks get distracted when Black people are murdered by the police.
I don’t know how to tell people that I’d rather be let down by white society than be let down by white individuals.
I am tired and afraid and I have no doubt this could happen anywhere.
mental illness
police brutality
I refuse to implant in my son’s mind that all police officers are "pigs" and target people of color.
Never leave any stone unturned when it comes to taking down a pregnant woman.
When something like this happens, it either makes you despair about the world, or it makes you want to fix it. And despite all appearances, I think it’s fixable.