DC bama living in New Orleans, writing about the border, sex work, and addiction. formerly of BuzzFeed National Desk and DC Bureau Chief.
Damn @AriMelber brought the heat tonight cataloguing how long black artists have been telling the world about state violence and racism for decades in this country - and how to this day white people have put the boot to their necks.
Between him and Pope John Paul II it’s hard to calculate the number of poor, oppressed people who were murdered with their blessings. The 80s were very messed up
Some churches here are including snowballs in their free food pantry packages, which is the mostly wonderfully New Orleans thing. Cause it’s hot as a mug right meow and everybody could use a cold, delicious treat.
Listen, I have never like Kanye much as a musician, and I definitely don’t want to wear used adult diapers on my feet. But somebody needs to step in with that bama, cause dude is off the fuckin rails and them people around him are definitely feeding the madness
A 6 yo asylum seeker nearly died of cardiac arrest in Nov. after having been taken into custody by CBP. A 5 month old is being treated for pneumonia after being held in a CBP “icebox” cell. A 7 yo died in CBP custody. Those are just the ones we’ve learned about the last 10 days
So we’re gonna all just blow past the president of the United States threatening private citizens who accuse him of rape, huh?
Mark Zuckerberg is not defending free speech or fighting corporate control of speech. He’s protecting his business model, which is based on human suffering, hatred, and crippling the local, national, and international news systems that would otherwise act as a check on his greed
I feel like the President threatening to execute his enemies and preparing for a war should be a bigger deal