Bread & Puppet Circus at the 30th annual Bread & Roses Festival. (at Campagnone Common)
Beyond Ferguson, the pattern is clear. Blacks are always to blame, even as we are brutalized by police, ghettoized by neoliberal policies, and disenfranchised by a racist criminal (in)justice system.
But that’s the crux of white supremacist racial logic: the problem with black people is … well, black people – not mass incarceration and the deindustrialization of urban America, not educational inequality and generational poverty, not 400 years of slavery, lynchings, and Jim Crow. To be black in America is to be victimized and then made responsible for our victimization. We built this country. But, apparently, it is we who are lazy and dependent. We are bullied politically, socially and economically. But it is we who are called ‘thugs.’
Someone should do a nature show on the endangered apostrophe, and how its pushed out of it’s natural habitat and into others by modern invention’s like autocorrect and human ignorance.
Artists are sketchy.
Clone Club / ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
If only all such international disputes could be handled this way.
Russia responds to Canada’s snarky ‘geography lesson’ tweet, sparking international flame war