Here is a side by side comparison of how The New York Times has profiled Michael Brown — an 18 year old black boy gunned down by police — and how they profiled Ted Bundy, one of the most prolific serial killers of all time.
so sorry for my delayed response to this email, i have been very swamped being a confused and frightened idiot who can’t do basic life tasks like respond to her emails
Shout out to Al Jazeera straight up showing a video of their reporters getting tear gassed during a live interview of the Ferguson police chief denying that they are tear gassing journalists.
I’m crying oh my fucking god
Police are using tear gas and what appear to be flash grenades against peaceful protestors in #Ferguson right now.
Images via this crucial livestream, please tune in if you can:
this livestream is unbelievable.
I don’t talk about my illness so that you will feel sorry for me. I talk about it so you will know what I’m going through, why I am the way I am. I don’t want your pity. I want your understanding.
And sometimes, I talk about it because I had a bad day and just like you, talking about the bad thing makes me feel better. It just so happens I have a lot of bad days and my illness is usually at the core of it.” (via chronicallyalive)
Live dangerous, Jonathan Burton
Illustrations Of Animals With Human Characteristics by Zarnala
Digital artist Kim Nguyen aka Zarnala has an amazing illustration series titled ‘Anthro’ and ‘Anthro II’ featuring stylish animals with human characteristics. In her illustrations, a jaguar transforms into a rockstar, suited monkeys and dogs turn into gun-toting gangsters, a fox preens as a demure geisha, and a bull terrier engages in a spot of baseball, all rendered with their own unique personalities and forms.
Idris Elba for Details, September 2014 Issue by Mark Seliger
“later that night
Warsan Shire (via ethiopienne)
i held an atlas in my lap
ran my fingers across the whole world
where does it hurt?