Marissa Alexander could face a 60-year prison sentence instead of her original 20-year sentence when her aggravated assault case is retried in July. The Office of State Attorney Angela Cory will attempt to put Alexander behind bards for 60 years if they get a conviction, according to the Florida Times-Union.
In 2012, Alexander was convicted of 3 counts of aggravated assault when she fired a…
Rally against Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Law
[Friday, March 7: 11am-1pm; NYC/DC]
New York City Rally:
Nigerian consulate- 828 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10017
Washington DC Rally:
Nigerian embassy- 3519 International Ct NW, Washington, DC 20008
Invite your friends to the events on facebook, signal boost and get the word out! This means a lot in standing in solidarity with Nigeria’s LGBTQ community which is now under tremendous threat and pressure after the passage of this draconian bill. Signing petitions is nice, but direct action is how change is made. I will personally be at the NYC rally, and hope to see many of you there as well!!! :)
Even if you can’t make it yourself, please SIGNAL BOOST!
White privilege is your history being taught as a core class and mine being taught as an elective.
please let them know.
white privilege is your history being taught as a core class, and mine being banned because it would promote "the overthrow of the U.S. government, foster racial resentment, and advocate ethnic solidarity."
Black people have ALWAYS had an intimate and immutable connection to civil rights and human rights struggles…it’s a history that can be downplayed, but it cannot be whitewashed away
We are inextricably linked to, and, in varying degrees, engaged in the struggle
1) James Baldwin and Martin Luther King Jr
2) Stonewall Riot poster
3) Marsha P. Johnson
4) Langston Hughes
5) Audre Lorde
6) Michael Sam
7) Sheryl Swoopes
8) Frank Ocean
9) Robin Roberts
10) Jason Collins