Posts Tagged ‘blacklivesmatter’

We Shall Overcome

January 17, 2017

We shall overcome, we’ll walk hand in hand, we shall live in peace, we shall all be free, we shall end Jim Crow, we are not afraid, the Lord will see us through, we are not alone, the whole wide world around, we shall overcome some Trump

Haiku, Textbook Racial Profiling

July 14, 2016

http://www.startribune.com/police-audio-officer-stopped-philando-castile-on-robbery-suspicion/386344001/#1

“Philando was stopped – for having a wide nose not – a busted taillight”

Haiku, Busted Flat In Baton Rouge

July 11, 2016

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3683863/Woman-icon-Baton-Rouge-mother-five-year-old-son-attending-protest-wants-better-future-him.html

“Cops in riot gear – arrest woman in summer – dress; not a fair fight”

Haiku, #momsofblacklivesmatter

May 11, 2016

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/sandra-bland-mother_us_572269ece4b0b49df6aab879

“When the cameras – and lights go away our dead – babies are still here”

Haiku, White Cops, Black Teens

April 24, 2016

Dashcam Video Suggests Cops Did Not Attempt To Rescue Drowning Teens

“Cops pursue teens who – drive into swamp; cops don’t try – to rescue, teens drown”

Haiku, #Justice4Jamar

March 31, 2016

“Sad Minnesota – day; prosecutors ignore – evidence; cops walk”

Haiku, Remember Noble Rondo

January 20, 2016

http://www.twincities.com/crime/ci_29400416/st-paul-cop-allegedly-urged-drivers-hit-black

“The Twin Cities puts – a progressive patina – on its racism”

Haiku, The Fearful Blue Line

November 26, 2015

http://abc7chicago.com/news/laquan-mcdonald-protesters-aim-to-disrupt-black-friday-shopping/1100319/

“But for the dashcams – Laquan McDonald’s killer – would still be at large”

Haiku, Mizzapathy

November 9, 2015

ix/wp/2015/11/06/black-grad-student-on-hunger-strike-in-mo-after-swastika-drawn-with-human-feces/

“Campus turns hostile – to black students; President – rides in a parade”

Haiku, Erasure

October 23, 2015

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/10/the-history-class-dilemma/411601/?utm_source=SFTwitter

“We change the facts of – the past to justify the – lies of the present”