white people be like oh my god what’s happening in ferguson is horrible I’m so glad my imperialistic european country that colonized 3/4s of the world or white colony that gained independence and proceeded to kill off the native…
The photograph above was taken by US Marines photographer Joe O’Donnell shortly after the bombing of Nagasaki. He saw and smelled things beyond imagining, and the experience left him with depression in his later years. Yet according to O’Donnell’s son, the image above affected him more than any other.
The younger child in the picture is dead. The older boy is his brother, and he’d carried his sibling on his back to a crematory. The older boy stayed and watched his brother burn yet refused to cry. He bit his lip so hard it bled.
The boy had just lost everything to the most destructive force known to mankind. Yet, barefoot, he’d carried his sibling’s body to ensure he was honored properly. It’s a story of the extremes of sadness and bravery—and the photograph captures both. (x)
Telling the people of Ferguson to take this anger and “channel” it to the polls, i.e elect officials that reflect them, is so fucking beside the point and victim blaming. This is ignoring disenfranchisement of the black voter (racism) and the poor voter (can’t take time off…
“Sometimes I wrestled in front of very small crowds for very small amounts. I’ve done bingo halls and tents in front of 10 people with a cow mooing in the background. Doing that and then going to WrestleMania and the Superdome and wrestling in front of 80,000 people is night and day.” - Seth Rollins
I would get bingo so fast if I brought Ferguson up on my FB feed
They left off the one that I’ve been seeing the most, which is the ridiculous justifications for why he was targeted: smoking pot, robbing a store, trying to grab the officer’s gun, etc. All these things that were made up or speculated about on the news, that STILL don’t justify cold-blooded murder, but white people are using them as an excuse to why his killing doesn’t deserve justice or outrage. It’s the most common argument I’ve seen people use.
On this day: Despite an attempt by Christian to assist his brother that ends in a Spear to Edge and then a Superkick by Lance Storm, Edge is able to counter Storm’s offensive attempts into the Edgecution to win his second Intercontinental Championship. (8/19/01)