Click here to watch Jon Stewart and Jessica Williams discuss the Michael Dunn verdict on last night’s Daily Show.
White privilege is your history being taught as a core class and mine being taught as an elective.
please let them know.
Before the Brazil World Cup it is needed to clean up the area.
Today, Jan 9th 2014, people of a slum are expelled under police brutality.
All the efforts to build a subway line.
Nobody cares about them.
Where do they go?
They are not our problem, answer the government.
For-profit companies like Geo-Group are buying up any politician they can find to expand their share of the “market.”
Happily putting little black and brown boys in cells, one billion at a time.
Black Star, Live In Paris (2014)
I really need to see them live before I die.
I did not attend DND. I don’t drink and I don’t like drunk people.
I also don’t own any thotwear. I am also very unfriendly.
Drunk people don’t appreciate my humor.
The issue is way bigger than some invisible flowers being uprooted.
Gentrification is not new. City planning began 100 years ago. Y’ll niggas just gettin’ hip.
There is no longer a “man” holding us down. Oppression is so beautifully weaved into our social construct that niggas hold themselves down.
DND was an amazing plus for the other team. Howard has been slipping from between our fingers since the blacklash of the 1989 student protest. DND gives the “gentrifiers” a face to their anti-Howard agenda. I am not displeased with the actions of my peers. They acted like the college kids they are, like the college kids old folks forgot they were and like the college kids white kids are, but don’t get punished for being. I’ve heard a few stories but all in all, based on the occasion DND was pretty safe. I didn’t hear about any violence or abuse, things that are even more common among our less tan peers.
However, Howard is under a microscope as DC’s gentrification development nears it’s acme. Unlike most HBCUs Howard does not have the loving hands of grandma nem to catch us when we fall. We are not tucked away into the country side, we are on prime real estate in the middle of our nations capitol. Chocolate city was chocolate because the help had to live close to the city. We run DC. We built and maintain this city, but as the tides change so does our purpose and position. Us livin in the city ain’t profitable no mo, the city got nice and not for us.
So when you hear folks talkin’ bout Howard students showed they ass in that park, look at those photos, look at the dialogue between all corespondents. Reflect on how you would act if you were young, black and sexy.
Errbody just mad they wasn’t invited.