You don’t have to be afraid to love someone that looks like you because love produces children, and children of your complexion get killed for no reason.
You are different from me. You are beautiful. I celebrate you. I respect you. I think you’re smart. I think you’re capable of anything, I think you are changing the world in beautiful ways.
Fans, and stars alike came to her defense, but it was all just too much for the star who should have been celebrating the critically acclaimed release of her new movie
When did the third and fourth letters in the alphabet—CDs—warrant taking a life?
Change is taking the time to understand someone who is different than yourself. Change is recognizing injustice, recognizing one’s own privilege, change is the opposite of ease.
Everybody has beliefs they’ve never questioned. I respect someone who realises they’re wrong and then changes. What I have no time for is someone who won’t even question their ignorance.
“Hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of a man taken too soon – 37-year-old father of five Alton Sterling was pinned down, shot repeatedly at point-blank range, and left without immediate medical assistance by two Baton Rouge police officers, resulting in his death and an outcry for an end to the mass killing of black lives at the hands of public servants.”
We collectively and unconsciously created him and now we blame him for our sins.
Decades after the civil rights movement, we are still making excuses for police brutality stemming from racism, and claiming that because we love Beyoncé and watch Empire, racism in the mainstream no longer exists
The Pulse shooting was not a function of Islam, or fundamentalism, or terrorism.