Jason Harrison

Jason Harrison

Footage released on Monday shows police officers called to help a mentally ill man who was off his medication shoot him, in front of his mother, within 19 seconds.

The Protestors Were Right

The Protestors Were Right

The NY Times reported: WASHINGTON — Ferguson, Mo., is a third white, but the crime statistics compiled in the city over the past two years seemed to suggest that only black people were breaking the law. They accounted for 85 percent of traffic stops, 90 percent of tickets and 93 percent of arrests. In cases [...]
Ikea Announces Wireless Phone-Charging Furniture

Ikea Announces Wireless Phone-Charging Furniture

Ikea is evil. Yes, I buy products from them multiple times a yea,r but this doesn't erase their evilness. What else do you call the latin incantation that they obviously place on anyone who enters their store? You lose track of space and time. Whatever your planned purchasing cap was gets destroyed. You end up [...]
Race, Social Media and Engagement

Race, Social Media and Engagement

The conversation around the toxicity of Twitter and the hordes of angry social justice warriors who will attack any one who doesn't understand their secret lingo has become cartoonish. I see emails and posts through out social media warning of the impending doom when trying to be reasonable at the hands of #blacktwitter or another [...]
Apparently There’s No “BLACK” In Team

Apparently There’s No “BLACK” In Team

So this was published about the Patricia Arquette situation: Part of the push-back at Arquette was an off-shoot of anger at the Oscar nominations being “too white,” giving complainants a more specific target to shoot at, and that drew in women of color feminists who have been engaged with white feminists in a cold war [...]
Patricia Arquette, Criticism and Progressives

Patricia Arquette, Criticism and Progressives

Patricia Arquette’s comments at the Oscars have set the internet on fire. Her call to arms for equal pay for women and her commentary that, knowingly or not, added to the much critiqued erasure of WoC within the larger feminist movement as a whole has everyone weighing in. There are a bunch of articles that [...]
TWIBprime #646 | Not Art

TWIBprime #646 | Not Art

#TeamBlackness discusses Selma as art, Black women in NYC being more affected by domestic violence, the bacon-wrapped crust pizza, and a report explaining exactly WHO is in prison. Featuring: Aaron Rand Freeman @ansfreeman Elon James White @elonjames Imani Gandy @angryblacklady Want to support TWiB? Shop at Amazon using this link: http://twib.me/amazon – Buy what you would normally buy and TWIB gets MONEY!…

TWIBprime #645 | “Boobs Everywhere”

TWIBprime #645 | “Boobs Everywhere”

#TeamBlackness discuss the failure of Twitter to deal with constant harassment, the link between unemployment and suicide, and 3d printed fetuses. Plus we find out what’s happening behind the scenes at TWiB Studios. Hint: Boobs. All of this and more with #TeamBlackness on today’s TWiB! Prime. Featuring: Aaron Rand Freeman @ansfreeman Elon James White @elonjames Imani Gandy @angryblacklady Want to…

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