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Last snack in la was hella la

Last snack in la was hella la

My friend @nshuman2 found this photo (age 7) and I couldn’t save it for a #tbt

My friend @nshuman2 found this photo (age 7) and I couldn’t save it for a #tbt

odinsblog:

Five Myths About Crime in Black America—and the Statistical Truths

In the wake of Trayvon Martin’s death [and Renisha McBride and Jonathan Ferrell], we’ve seen a lot of discussion of the larger societal issues that play into how and when people are perceived as criminals. There were hoodies, there were marches, and there were frank talks from parent to child about how to minimize the danger of being a young person of color. On the other side, there were justifications of George Zimmerman’s actions: a smear campaign against Martin’s character, and plenty of writers explaining that statistically, blacks are simply more dangerous to be around.

That framing ignores the realities behind the numbers. Here are five myths about crime and people of color.

Shani O. Hilton

I hate the part of moving where your room loses what makes it your room

I hate the part of moving where your room loses what makes it your room

My LA plant, trying to be my LA metaphor

My LA plant, trying to be my LA metaphor

Sad to get rid of this shirt

Sad to get rid of this shirt

comedycentral:

Tuck it in there, dogg. Last night’s season premiere of Key & Peele and next week’s episode are both in the Comedy Central app right now.

<3 well, it’s been an adventure, bookended by the meltdown (at Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown)

<3 well, it’s been an adventure, bookended by the meltdown (at Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown)

Moony and Padfoot are proud

Moony and Padfoot are proud