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the single greatest scene in the history of cinema

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All for that last tweet

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When The Media Treats White Suspects And Killers Better Than Black Victims

On the afternoon of Aug. 9, a police officer fatally shot an unarmed, black teenager, Michael Brown, in Ferguson, Missouri. Details remain in dispute.Eyewitnesses have said that Brown was compliant with police and was shot while he had his hands up. Police maintain that the 18-year-old had assaulted an officer and was reaching for the officer’s gun. One thing clear, however, is that Brown’s death follows a disturbingly common trend of black men being killed, often while unarmed and at the hands of police officers, security guards and vigilantes.

After news of Brown’s death broke, media-watchers carefully followed the narratives that news outlets began crafting about the teenager and the incident that claimed his life. Wary of the controversy surrounding the media’s depiction of Trayvon Martin — the Florida teen killed in a high-profile case that led to the acquittal of neighborhood watchman George Zimmerman — people on Twitter wondered, “If they gunned me down, which picture would they use?” Using thehashtag #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, users posted side-by-side photos, demonstrating the power that news outlets wield in portraying victims based on images they select….

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Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery’s account of being arrested last night in Ferguson

It’s like the Stanford Prison Experiment. The longer this goes on, the less and less the Police see the people as human. The longer this goes on, the more and more they will dehumanize the public.

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this is what I mean by it shouldn’t be any different the other way round

it’s just so cute because he’s like, “ohhhhh” instead of arguing anymore. I love it

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wow the senator for missouri is a bad ass i love her

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