Anonymous said: You should be aware that that article you reblogged about the black getting shot for a toy gun is severely twisted. He had a BB GUN and was brandishing it at people like a real weapon. Someone called the cops because they though there was a crazy person with a gun. The cops told him to drop, he didn't, they opened fire.
BOY HOWDY lets go through this one step at a time
"brandishing it like a real weapon" according to multiple witnesses at no point did john crawford, age 21, the man who was shot, actually point the barrel of the gun at anyone in the store, or even wave it around. other shoppers in the area walked by with no reaction to the toy gun at all, and in accordance with ohios open carry law, its legal for anyone to carry a firearm into businesses without concealment, which has been done many time without incident
"someone called the cops because they though there was a crazy person with a gun" ronald richie, the person who called the police and claims crawford was waving the gun around, has actually CHANGED HIS STORY upon seeing the actual surveillance video of the shooting, which was been denied to the public, going from “he was a loaded rifle, and hes loading it, he definitely pointed it at people” to insisting that he was “waving it around”
"the cops told him to drop, he didnt" crawfords attorney micheal wright HAS seen the surveillance footage, and it showed that the police appeared to have gunned him down on sight - crawford never reached for the police, tried to flee, or raised the gun - in FACT, he was talking to his girlfriend at the time, and likely didnt even know what was happening until they opened fire
if youre willing to accept the reports of police after they murdered another innocent black man at face value without double checking facts to confirm your own prejuduice, if you really think that ronald richie was justified in their actions and that crawford was NOT another victim of hatred and racism, then you need to get your head out of your ass
Katt Williams on Dave Chappelle: “But Dave Chappelle was decapitated in front of us. And until we deal that. Until we deal with the fact that a devout Muslim was accused of being a crackhead. And until we establish the fact that they said he went to Africa to smoke cocaine when we know they don’t have running water and food over there. When they don’t have paved roads over there. You saying he flew past Chicago and Miami and LA and New York and Detroit, you saying he went past Cleveland and Fort Pierce, Florida, and he went past Okeechobee and Oakland, you saying he went all the way to another country where they not eating? You talking about somebody who has a wife and children, five children, and lives on a farm, he doesn’t live here in Hollywood. You saying you convince people that person was an insane crackhead? And he hasn’t been on movies and TV for eight years is that correct? Ok then don’t tell me about what you wanna tell me, I just watched you decapitate him in front of me… Then when he made 500 million dollars, even though his contract said he was supposed to get half of it, they said he made too much for the contract to be valid, so we’ll offer you 10% of what you made. You mean he made 500 million and they offered him 50? Yes. And he said, “what do you think my fans are gonna say? When they find out you offered me 10% of what I made you.” And they said, “your fans will believe that you’re a crazy crackhead by the time you get home.” And my nigga got on a flight in LA and by the time he got to Ohio it was so. And eight years later he hasn’t been in a movie or television and is just now trying to do his real comeback in Radio City Music Hall. It’s bees like that sometimes.”
Edit: Other than him saying Africa is this poverty stricken place, this was on point.
somebody DO SOMETHING
i’ve added this before but this is the most important story that i have
this was published in the vancouver sun like 2 years ago, and i remember reading the paper after class while my sister was watching tv or something, and i burst out laughing when i read the headline. and so im tell her to look, and show her the article and she says “what’s a rim job” and my dad looked up at me and we held eye contact for like. a whole minute and we just had a terrible moment where he knew that i knew what a rim job was, and i knew that he knew what a rim job was and now that’s a reality that we have to face together
that commentary was beautiful
Imagine dragons sleeping the same way giraffes do
Yessss! I wanna draw sleeping dragons tooo
Maybe they sleep like camels…
or…. uh… snakes?
Or maybe they sleep on trees
There is nothing about this post I don’t love
maybe they sleep like bats
FUCK I LOVE ALL OF THIS