— That quote comes from Battlestar Galactica’s Commander Adama. He says it in the second episode of the first season of the series, “Water”, written by Ron Moore. That episode is 10 years old. (via the-goddamazon)
"WTF is going on in Ferguson?" was the reaction I got when discussing #MikeBrown however the question isn’t what’s going on in Ferguson
For the people of ferguson & his family it def is, but the question for all of us is: “WTF is going on in our country and around the world?”
The answer to that is: this is what a police state looks like. Its here its not a theory. Those words get you labelled as extreme /paranoid
Please, please, please research and thoroughly understand the terms “police state” and “prison industrial complex”
Don’t kid yourself for a damn minute - this devaluing of human life is deeply rooted in systemic institutional racism
This 17 year old boy is dead and they’ve yet to answer the question “Why did you shoot him so many times and kill him?” to even his mother.
The officer is on paid leave. Think about that. Paid leave. Why? Because they can. Because we let them.
Trayvon, Garner, Kelly.. These are just the widespread media cases, this goes on every day. And we exonerate these murderers in court.
We have allowed the military buildup of police and thus let SWAT teams to be the norm. We are all responsible here. Every last one of us.
Yep, even you fence sitters and those who refuse to see when you know there actually IS something we can do…