Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Hey White People: A Kinda Awkward Note to America by #Ferguson Kids

Six black kids from #Ferguson, MO bluntly and sarcastically educate white America about the racist reality in 2014. Recruited from the very block where unarmed black teen Michael Brown was gunned down by a white police officer, these kids ranging in age from 6 to 13 years old, use sometimes uncomfortable humor to show white people the continued racism their generation faces. Armed ONLY with statistics (hands up, don't shoot) these articulate and adorable kids are not having it while much of white America would rather pretend racism is over.

Sporting charity benefit T-shirts that read "Racism Is Not Over. But I'm
Over Racism." these kids from #Ferguson are helping raise funds for five different anti-racism causes. For every tee or hoodie sold at $5 is donated to make a difference (details @ with the bold tees that make a statement starting at $13. 

Join the cause @

trust anyone 
who says 
they do not see color. 
this means 
to them,
you are invisible." 
― Nayyirah Waheed 

"Race doesn't really exist for you because it has never been a barrier. Black folks don't have that choice." 
― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah 

"[Prison] relieves us of the responsibility of seriously engaging with the problems of our society, especially those produced by racism and, increasingly, global capitalism." 
― Angela Y. Davis, Are Prisons Obsolete? 

Brown Eyes-Blue Eyes Experiment - "The Angry Eye" 
By Ms. Jane Elliot

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