I recorded this last night. The volume was mad low because my daughter was sleeping, so that’s my annoying mistake. But the audio is clear, just turn up your volume or use headphones and listen closely to the astonishingly malicious reporting from CNN International (which takes over American CNN every night for some reason).
They have 3 [Black] eyewitnesses, which they completely disregard by framing a false equivalency with— and I’m not making this up, "an anonymous caller who did NOT witness the shooting BUT is a friend of the officers"
Whaaaaaat? You’re rebutting 3 eyewitnesses with an anonymous caller who did NOT even see the events AND is a friend of the shooter? Really?
Where they do that at?
CNN continues, “"an anonymous caller who did NOT witness the shooting BUT is a friend of the officers says Michael Brown was the aggressor, which CNN has CONFIRMED matches the account officer Wilson gave authorities.”
Oh, you confirmed it did you? Of course it matches, she’s representing the guy who will literally say anything to stay out of jail. She already admitted that she could not possibly know if what she’s saying is true, and CNN broadcasts it around the world. Think about that. They use the word “confirmed” in an attempt to add validity to propoganda, while making it sound like they did some work.
Then, as if that wasn’t crazy enough, they immediately play the ANONYMOUS person’s call/version of events on TV!! (With captioning to make sure the narrative really burns into your consciousness.) Her version has literally zero merit. They did not play any of the eyewitness accounts and went straight to a play-by-play from someone who WASN’T EVEN THERE??!!
That is a gross violation of journalistic responsibility and public trust.
The question is not “if” but why; why have news networks chosen a side?
(Granted, none of these accounts are given under oath; none are automatically true. But at least ask people who could possibly be of value.)
im really fucking sarcastic for someone who’s about to start crying most of the time
I love being a creative. A place where I can recreate myself through the creation of something else. A place where I grown and learn while portraying another.
I guess that’s why I’m a film major…one of the few ways I can be selfish and humble at the same time.
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Jamilah Lemieux, Senior Editor for Ebony.com about the Forbes article. (via 2damnfeisty)
You know Paul Mooney spoke about this shit years ago. Black people getting excited about white people mimicking us.
the rhetoric of “we were kings/queens” often includes a shame of being the descendant of enslaved people
it’s as if there is no glory in being the descendants not of people draped in gold and fine jewels
not glory in being the descendant of survivors, of people who were ripped from their land…
i think the issue is not simply that college degrees don’t work any more and that’s why there are so many college grads that don’t get jobs in desired careers after graduation
it’s the colleges and universities operate so much like businesses that not enough time is spent on
a) making sure that…