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Philando Motherfucking Castile

Philando Castile is the best name in America right now.In 1955, Rosa Parks did what Claudette Colvin could not. Claudette Colvin was calculatedly dismissed by civil rights leadership, and history changed. Because the point was to win over basically racist white people to seeing blacks as human, which meant they had to choose a superhuman for the banner.Allies make every revolution. The 13 colonies would not have become the United States without France. Gandhi had to lead hundreds of tho...
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Being Helpless in Your Own Country

I apologize in advance. This post might be long. I’m sitting in a hotel room alone in Boston and I’m utterly disheartened. I’m writing to help myself – as I sit in front of this computer with tears running down my face. I gotta tell you though, right now, I’m not in the mood for devil’s advocates, debates, or counterpoints.I am attempting to be reasonable, rational, and patient. However, today has made it quite difficult to express any of these qualities. Waking up to see Philando...