“Black Missourians were 66 percent more likely in 2013 to be stopped by police, and blacks and Hispanics were both more likely to be searched, even though the likelihood of finding contraband was higher among whites.”
The parallels to the plight of the Palestinian people and Native Americans have been drawn by many. Speaking in San Francisco, Tony Gonzales of the American
Beauty company Garnier has issued an apology after photos emerged of “girly” care packets containing a selection of its products sent to female Israeli soldiers.
Too little, too late.
Claudia Roth Pierpont on how the struggle for civil rights shaped Nina Simone’s life and career, and on a controversial new movie, “Nina,” starring Zoe Saldana.
I pray that when this little girl grows up, and sees this picture (I sent it to her parents), that her parents give her a history lesson on Palestine. I pray that it will only serve as a reminder of how inhumane humans can be. I pray that they look back on this day and tell her that she was a part of a beautiful movement, when the world finally woke up to the truth. I pray that this will be nothing but a history lesson, on how terrible things used to be but no longer are.
Remember, ‘Paradise’ is also one of Allah’s creations. #reminder #focus #Allah
I defend the tree that birds clothe,
as a country and a place of exile;
I defend a moon that is still suitable for a love poem;
I defend an idea shattered by the frailty of its holders,
and I defend a country hijacked by legends.
Can you go back to anything?
What is in front of me drags