Anonymous asked: I feel so useless sitting here. What can I do to help Ferguson??
national moment of silence 2014 (for victims of police brutality)
share the following:
Ferguson Police Department
Email (taken off the site)
222 S. Florissant Road
Ferguson, MO 63135
Robin Williams is dead. He died from an illness that people still don’t really understand and don’t like to talk about.
Somewhere in America, a young man, who should be celebrating his future, is also dead. He died because of the color of his skin. He died and people who want to talk about it,…
it’s really weird that literally 30 minutes away from me human rights are being horribly violated while the media is forced into silence about it. while meanwhile in my suburb, it’s a sunny day and the people are going about their every day business and i’m stuck working in a fucking boutique.
i want to go to ferguson. i want to help. but i’m not entirely sure what i would do once i got there, or even if i could get in at all at this point. i wonder if anyone else from st. louis has tried recently? if you have let me know.
I honestly don’t even know what to say. There’s nothing to say but cry and be absolutely furious.
American government pretends it’s not okay with killing and genocide and racism but it has ALWAYS supported it. This country started with genocide and racism. That’s why it’s funding Israel’s…
here’s a snippet of our conversation:
"what are the protesters protesting for, sir?"
"uh, i don’t know. something. i can’t give you that information."
"no, i can’t. who are you anyways?"
"does it matter?"
"yes it matters. how old are you?"
"where are you from?"
"why do you want to know? why are your men throwing tear gas at unarmed people?"
"we aren’t doing that."
"i have pictures."
he hung up.