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Slated to go into effect in late July if not halted by legal challenges, SB 1070 turns all Arizona cops into immigration enforcers after they make “lawful stops,” detentions or arrests for other crimes. Those crimes include violations of city ordinances (like misusing leaf blowers) and traffic offenses (like driving with a broken windshield). […] The law could also affect law enforcement...
SB 1070 was the last in a series of laws championed by State Senator Russell...– The Dreamers - Phoenix Magazine Tells you everything you need to know, doesn’t it?
I just have a real problem with...– come on up to the house: Pasttime Paradise: Down-Home Racism In “Post-Racial” America (via seanpadilla, tart-tart) EXACTLY (via thingsimreading) YES. (via guerrillamamamedicine) (via champagnecandy) Agree.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you say to them, people will forget...– Maya Angelou (via lionofbedstuy) (via ouyangdan) Truth. That’s actually why I picked the name I did for my online blogging alias: whatsername, from the Green Day song that carries with it (to me anyway) the same sentiment as the above.
For queer indigenous and queer people of colour, challenging white privilege...– Reclaiming Pride and Challenging White Privilege in Queer Organizing (via ihatethismess)
You think, ‘Do I want to be called a dog, or do I just want to go?’ ” she tells...– MuzzleWatch » In honor of US Social Forum: my first encounter with the “new anti-Semitism”
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ilykadamen: There are genuine medical risks involved with CAH (including sterility), as with many endocrinological disorders, but Dr. Dreger’s research has shown that some medical professionals are mostly concerned with those characteristics that don’t fit in with current ideas of appropriate feminine appearance and behavior. These docs are touting dexamethasone as a way to prevent girls...
I said nothing. I was beginning to realize that he loved the woman - to her...– From Kindred When I read this paragraph, my heart skipped a beat. This, as we say write in our social media short hand. THIS. (via simplyann) Oh. This sparked a revolution in my mind 3 years ago. At that point, I really began to understand what it meant to be a Black (slave) woman in America. ...
ouyangdan: thecurvature: Your middle-class self making horrible messes — sometimes really dangerous or really disgusting messes — that poor people are going to have to clean up without any regard for that fact, isn’t really the best way to speak out against capitalist oppression. Reblogged for emphasis…
If you want to know what a man’s like, take a good look at how he treats his...– Sirius Black, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (via quote-book) (via minaijazkhan) universal truth.. Prophet Muhammad literally said the same thing a thousand years ago.. “judge a man’s character by how he treats those below him, not those equal to him or above him” (via rangeenhaseena) ...
So Bullock’s a hero. While black women are belittled for being single mothers,...– Sandra Bullock, Transracial Adoption, and the Worship of White Motherhood | Women’s Rights | Change.org (via clingtomymouth)
If Buddhism is a pragmatic program, and Buddhist texts are the ancient recipes...– Texts, Values and Truth « Jayarava’s Raves (via sharanam) (via so-treu) (via ilykadamen)
well to be fair, there are plenty of 16 year olds with brains, it’s just that no...– ihatethismess (via amandaw) YES.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation continues to throw its support behind...– Bill Gates now pushing genetically modified seeds in Africa « Dprogram.net (via guerrillamamamedicine)