Acid Rain and Orange Peels

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50 years from now, our grandchildren are going to be doing school projects on what’s happening in Ferguson right now. They’re going to be asking us questions and we’re going to remember exactly how we felt. We’ll try to explain it, but we won’t be able to.

Remember how horrified you were when you learned about Kent State and the Civil Rights Movement?

That’s how they’re going to feel about the year 2014.

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We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented. Sometimes we must interfere. When human lives are endangered, when human dignity is in jeopardy, national borders and sensitivities become irrelevant. Wherever men and women are persecuted because of their race, religion, or political views, that place must - at that moment - become the center of the universe.
Elie Wiesel (via missrosemaryclaire)

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Your rights as a photographer


Tips from the ACLU’s website to help you know your rights while photographing in public.

  • When in public spaces where you are lawfully present you have the right to photograph anything that is in plain view. That includes pictures of federal buildings, transportation facilities, and police….

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the day we began to fear the armed men and women who vowed to protect us, was the day our country failed us.

this isn’t freedom.
this is fear.

(via bneezy)

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