Correction: White female dressed in Anarchy gear sets fire to local business in the latest attempt by white people to center themselves in black Americans ongoing attempts to try and fight for equality. FIFY. Dear white allies if you are going to do this shit and somehow take none of the blame while black folks get… Read more
Fire and frustration erupted in Atlanta last night in response to the shooting death of 27-year-old Rayshard Brooks…
Oh my goodness. Michael, I am so glad you’re okay and I hope your hands have no lasting discomfort or injury! Everything you wrote and said in the video is true from my own experience: when their eye is trained to notice that which doesn’t belong, it always falls on a Black person! Then while they’re watching us,… Read more
I’ve spent a few evenings watching a white journalist reporting from Portland, OR, saw him teargassed a few times but it never had me worried for his safety. Last night I saw Michael Harriot’s tweet that he’d been arrested, and I was more worried about a stranger than I’ve ever been. It was a relief to see… Read more
I haven’t watched the video, either. I haven’t watched any of them. I can’t handle it, and I don’t know if it’s fragility or what—I’ve always assumed watching a stranger die would feel to me like an intrusion on them, like mere voyeurism. Which sounds high and mighty of me, though I don’t mean it to be, because I get… Read more
I think it’s because you haven’t seen the full video. I’ve seen tons of police brutality videos. Generally, they’re short and if they end in death it’s from a gun shot. This was different. It was long and slow and painful and my hands kept clenching into fists wanting to reach into the screen and stop it (never had a… Read more
Yah, its literally everything about the band’s releases - digital tracks have always been free.
Indeed, every album have been available for free download (which the article seems to have missed). Also, as I’ve already ordered it on vinyl, I don’t think it would have been beyond the wit of man to work out ‘how this will logistically work’. What with the details of exactly how to buy it being readily available and… Read more
Well, Chuck D is the living voice of revolution, and Flavor Flav is a burned out chickenhead court jester brought in to provide comic relief for a band that was so serious and on message at all times that it actually needed comic relief. So I’m going to go ahead and side with Chuck on this one.