While there is a lot of appropriate rage about Ferguson right now, the killing of John Crawford, III is getting less attention than it deserves. I put Shaun King’s tweets and history lesson on the matter in chronological order for easier consumption.
You really should be following Shaun King on Twitter.
Auto-reblog. And if you ever find, “Post-racial,” coming out of your brain: KILL IT WITH FIRE.
The US is a country built on anti-blackness, racism, and white supremacy, and we’ve never altered that basic premise in more than superficial ways.