Video 31 Aug 50,307 notes

scyf:

lovelyandbrown:

grandmasterbooty:

Distressing Video Captures EXACTLY How Cops Treat Black People

I had to reblog this again because it just reduced me to tears. 

As most of you know, I am an attorney. And I am an attorney licensed in Minnesota. This is the state where I took an oath last year to uphold state and federal laws and to protect the rights of the citizens.

It PAINS me to see this. To see these unjust cops who I for all intents & purposes, have to stand along side. When they are abusing EVERY SINGLE OUNCE of POWER. Minneapolis/St. Paul have BEEN a war zone. I’m ashamed. I’m embarrassed.

Not all officers are bad. Please don’t let that be the take away. But police brutality is VERY FUCKING REAL. 

Watch this. If this doesn’t move you, if this doesn’t make you cry out in agony and want to change the world, I don’t know what will.

[trigger warning]

all cops are bad as long as they support and uphold this bullshit.

not actively working against it IS upholding this bullshit.

NO! Not all cops are bad, there only bad cops. Do not lower the standard of a police officer by not holding the individual responsibility. A law enforcer is a protector and a citizen responsible for keeping the PEACE. These people are bullies. They are not doing there jobs, and WORST of all have brought fear and chaos to the people they were meant to serve. That is not the jobs fault though, that is the fault of the person corrupted by power.

I’m praying for everyone. I know it doesn’t mean much, but please know if you’ve been hurt in these dark times, I’m thinking about you.

Photo 31 Aug 61,070 notes askulloffoxes:

fightingforanimals:

The woman on the left is a mother from Miami who was so desperate to feed her hungry family that she was trying to steal a lot of food.
The woman on the right is Miami-Dade County Police Officer Vicki Thomas. Officer Thomas was about to arrest Jessica Robles but changed her mind at the last minute.

Instead of arresting her, she bought Robles $100 worth of groceries:
“I made the decision to buy her some groceries because arresting her wasn’t going to solve the problem with her children being hungry.”
And there’s no denying they were hungry. Robles’ 12 year old daughter started crying when she told local TV station WSVN about how dire their situation was:
“[It’s] not fun to see my brother in the dirt hungry, asking for food, and we have to tell him, ‘There is nothing here.’”
Officer Thomas says she has no question that what she did was right:
“To see them go through the bags when we brought them in, it was like Christmas. That $100 to me was worth it.”
But Officer Thomas did have one request:
“The only thing I asked of her is, when she gets on her feet, that she help someone else out. And she said she would.”
And guess what? The story gets even better.
After word got out about what happened people donated another $700 for Jessica Robles to spend at the grocery store.
And then best of all a local business owner invited her in for an interview and ended up hiring her on the spot as a customer service rep.
She started crying when he told her:
“There’s no words how grateful I am that you took your time and helped somebody out. Especially somebody like me.”
And to think it all started with one veteran police officer trusting her “instinct” instead of going “by the book”.
Source


I N S T I N C T


Cops are not bad , there are only bad cops.Please remember there are people on the force who care.

askulloffoxes:

fightingforanimals:

The woman on the left is a mother from Miami who was so desperate to feed her hungry family that she was trying to steal a lot of food.

The woman on the right is Miami-Dade County Police Officer Vicki Thomas. Officer Thomas was about to arrest Jessica Robles but changed her mind at the last minute.

Instead of arresting her, she bought Robles $100 worth of groceries:

“I made the decision to buy her some groceries because arresting her wasn’t going to solve the problem with her children being hungry.”

And there’s no denying they were hungry. Robles’ 12 year old daughter started crying when she told local TV station WSVN about how dire their situation was:

“[It’s] not fun to see my brother in the dirt hungry, asking for food, and we have to tell him, ‘There is nothing here.’”

Officer Thomas says she has no question that what she did was right:

“To see them go through the bags when we brought them in, it was like Christmas. That $100 to me was worth it.”

But Officer Thomas did have one request:

“The only thing I asked of her is, when she gets on her feet, that she help someone else out. And she said she would.”

And guess what? The story gets even better.

After word got out about what happened people donated another $700 for Jessica Robles to spend at the grocery store.

And then best of all a local business owner invited her in for an interview and ended up hiring her on the spot as a customer service rep.

She started crying when he told her:

“There’s no words how grateful I am that you took your time and helped somebody out. Especially somebody like me.”

And to think it all started with one veteran police officer trusting her “instinct” instead of going “by the book”.

Source

I N S T I N C T

Cops are not bad , there are only bad cops.

Please remember there are people on the force who care.

Photo 30 Aug 716,259 notes injellyfish:

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This shit better work

HAH I REBLOGGED THIS LAST NIGHT AND LOOK WHAT I GOT FROM MY DAD TODAY OUT OF THE BLUE


what if we all got paper lol

GUYS I REBLOGGED THIS LAST NIGHT AND I JUST GOT $150 

I am not even kidding but I am reblogging this twice in a row because I just got $275.

injellyfish:

ahkmenra-h:

hellabitcoins:

sansaspark:

magconbabe-matt:

This shit better work

HAH I REBLOGGED THIS LAST NIGHT AND LOOK WHAT I GOT FROM MY DAD TODAY OUT OF THE BLUE

what if we all got paper lol
GUYS I REBLOGGED THIS LAST NIGHT AND I JUST GOT $150 

I am not even kidding but I am reblogging this twice in a row because I just got $275.

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Photo 19 Aug 7,845 notes modelsofcolor:

MISSING!! Ataui has been missing since Aug. 6 after disappearing near a Midtown nightclub, police said Monday.whose full name is Ataui Deng Hopkins, was last seen near 251 West 48th St., where nightclubs XVI Lounge and The Attic are located, at roughly 11 p.m., according to the NYPD.She was reported missing by her boyfriend, Grant Monohon, on Aug. 16, sources said. He told investigators that the last time he saw her, Aug. 6, she told him she wanted to sleep in a park, law enforcement sources said.Relatives also told detectives that Deng would occasionally take off for a few days, sources said.A man who said he was the owner of The Attic said police had been by but, “we don’t know nothing. She was never here.”A manager there said Grant Monohon (Ataui’s bf) never worked there. Monohon’s Instagram feed is covered with photos of him, Deng and other people partying at The Attic and other nightclubs.Information report by http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140818/midtown/model-ataui-deng-has-been-missing-for-2-weeks-police-say
Anyone with any information about Deng’s disappearance is asked to called Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). , or NYPDCrimeStoppers.com or text TIP577 to the number 274637. Or Email FindAtaui@gmail.com

modelsofcolor:

MISSING!! Ataui has been missing since Aug. 6 after disappearing near a Midtown nightclub, police said Monday.
whose full name is Ataui Deng Hopkins, was last seen near 251 West 48th St., where nightclubs XVI Lounge and The Attic are located, at roughly 11 p.m., according to the NYPD.
She was reported missing by her boyfriend, Grant Monohon, on Aug. 16, sources said. He told investigators that the last time he saw her, Aug. 6, she told him she wanted to sleep in a park, law enforcement sources said.
Relatives also told detectives that Deng would occasionally take off for a few days, sources said.
A man who said he was the owner of The Attic said police had been by but, “we don’t know nothing. She was never here.”
A manager there said Grant Monohon (Ataui’s bf) never worked there. Monohon’s Instagram feed is covered with photos of him, Deng and other people partying at The Attic and other nightclubs.

Information report by
http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140818/midtown/model-ataui-deng-has-been-missing-for-2-weeks-police-say

Anyone with any information about Deng’s disappearance is asked to called Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). , or NYPDCrimeStoppers.com or text TIP577 to the number 274637. Or Email FindAtaui@gmail.com

Text 19 Aug Stop

Please make it stop
Click the top, and make it pop
Smash the glass in a flash
Pause
So you’d find cause

I’m in my bed, too anxious to sleep. I’m working so hard to keep all my commitments, but it’s all falling apart and I feel alone…. I don’t want to fail. I can’t. I need to succeed to find freedom. I just want the world to pause, at least long enough to catch my breath.

Sorry for the rant, but I needed to vent. I’ll be okay, I just need to get my head on straight again.

Video 17 Aug 396,474 notes

actuallyahedgehog:

thesylverlining:

ALMOST. JUST A LITTLE MORE.

LIES FUCKING LIES

AUTUMN A SHIT

MORE LIES! Autumn’s the best!

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Photo 17 Aug 28,059 notes just-call-me-vendetta:

August 15, 2014
This is a friend’s nephew. This is all the information I have right now. As updates come I will give them, but for now, I’m asking for a SIGNAL BOOST!

just-call-me-vendetta:

August 15, 2014

This is a friend’s nephew. This is all the information I have right now. As updates come I will give them, but for now, I’m asking for a SIGNAL BOOST!

Video 16 Aug 55,874 notes

icedoutdiamonds:

This is amazing!

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Photo 15 Aug 15,332 notes istehlurvz:

Grunkle Stan’s on a hunting trip…and he hasn’t been home in a few days
and I have no excuse idek what im drawing anymore

istehlurvz:

Grunkle Stan’s on a hunting trip…and he hasn’t been home in a few days

and I have no excuse idek what im drawing anymore

Photo 15 Aug 73,786 notes illumahottie:

illumahottie:

I have tears in my eyes.

Like I don’t even think you guys understand the magnitude of this tweet. The sheer humanity of this, they are dying over there. No they are being SLAUGHTERED but they have the ability to still think to help people they have never met, people they will never meet. They understand what the people in Ferguson are going through, they see it because they are going through it too.

illumahottie:

illumahottie:

I have tears in my eyes.

Like I don’t even think you guys understand the magnitude of this tweet. The sheer humanity of this, they are dying over there. No they are being SLAUGHTERED but they have the ability to still think to help people they have never met, people they will never meet. They understand what the people in Ferguson are going through, they see it because they are going through it too.

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