Last Night in Ferguson (9.28-9.29): Last night’s protest was one of the in Ferguson this month, proving once again that the residents of Ferguson/STL County are some of the most resilient and inspiring in all the land. The police were literally holding peaceful protesters hostage late into the night (folks who were complying with all police requests) so they could negotiate with the remaining folks to leave, but the protesters didn’t back down. Eventually all arrestees were released, and many plan to be back out there tonight.
Injustice in Ferguson continues, but despite it, community now thrives too. This is still happening. Are you still paying attention? #staywoke #farfromover
do u know how big a deal it is that all of these people are coming together to protest injustice? it’s huge.
when you’re hungry and you remember there’s leftovers
when you realize someone already ate them
—When someone gets lucky or becomes undeservedly successful. (via blackproverbs)
—African American Proverb (used to exclude children or younger adults from a conversation)
—an expression of dissastifaction with a person(s) unwanted interjection into a converstation (via blackproverbs)
African-American Proverb. Translated to: “Black people get old, but we don’t look old.” A means of saying black people always look younger than what age they really are because our faces do not sag, loose shape, or wrinkle up, contrary to our age counterparts.
SEE: Halle Berry, Bianca Lawson,
Stacey Dash, Will Smith, Morris Chestnut, Taye Diggs, Nia Long.
—Traditional African American introduction to gossip (via blackproverbs)
—Black proverb that begins a tall tale (via blackproverbs)