medievalpoc:

Over 700 Jefferson County High School students are staging walkouts and protests over proposed changes to the Advanced Placement History curriculum. According to Colorado Public Radio:

Last week, a school board member proposed that advanced placement history classes be required to promote free enterprise and patriotism and be required to avoid classroom materials that encourage social strife or civil disobedience. Two high schools in Jefferson County closed Friday after dozens of teachers called in sick in protest.

According the online petition to be delivered to the School District:

Jeffco Public School Board has just proposed a change of curriculum stating that, “Materials should not encourage or condone civil disorder, social strife or disregard of the law. Instructional materials should present positive aspects of the United States and its heritage.”

This means that important parts of our history such as the Civil Rights Movement, Native American genocide, and slavery will not be taught in public schools. If these important lessons are not taught, children will not learn from them, and what will stop them from happening again? This is a severe form of censorship intended to keep the youth ignorant and easy to manipulate. I’m hoping to get enough signatures to prove that this is a public issue, so, please, if this is important to you, please sign. Do not let our youth grow up in ignorance; we all deserve the truth!

You can sign the petition here.

You can read more articles at The Denver Post, CBS Denver (with video), and Colorado Public Radio.

Thanks to theseacaptainsdaughter for dropping a link in my inbox.

October 15, 2014     81,671 notes

nezua:

peterpipedher:

Even though the memorial was burnt to a crisp for #MikeBrown, it’s BIGGER & BETTER ! #Ferguson #NoJusticeNoPeace

resistance is an unquenchable love that all the sneering hatred and fear in the world cannot extinguish.

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October 15, 2014     60,330 notes

majiinboo:

  • Do not forget Michael Brown
  • Do not forget how the media dehumanized him and tried to justify his murder
  • Do not forget how peaceful protests were painted as savage riots
  • Do not forget police armed with military grade weapons terrorized and arrested black civilians
  • Do not forget Darren Wilson being awarded over $200,000 in fundraiser donations for murdering an unarmed black child
  • Do not forget that this system was not built to defend us, but to control us
  • Do not forget Ferguson 

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October 15, 2014     346,812 notes

totallynotabadvirus:

I just bought my Wonder Woman comic and these were the last two pages. Wonder woman makes me extremely happy.

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October 15, 2014     67,187 notes

The Best Thing That EVER happened at my job


Me: Did you find everything ok today Sir?
Male Customer: Yeah everything was fine, but prices on the cat food just keep going up! I remember when it was only .30 a can! But I bet you don't, you're like what...20?
Me: 21, but yes.
Male Customer: God you're young, I bet you'd never go out with someone my age, unless you have some Daddy issues
Me: ...........
Male Customer: so do you like working here? Are you in school?
Me: Your total today is 21.38 Sir.
Male Customer: Are you seeing anyone?
Me: ......Cash or Credit Sir?
Male Customer: When do you get off work?
Male co-worker comes up next to me: Everything ok?
Male Customer: Yeah we're fine
Male Co-worker: Actually I think you're being really rude
Male Customer: What are you her boyfriend?
Male co-worker: No I'm not. And even if I was, why would it matter? Her job is to ring up your items, make sure your shopping experience was pleasant and give you change. You're making really creepy comments to a young woman you don't even know at a cash register, it's not ok.
Male Customer: You can't talk to me that way! I want to speak to your manager.
Me: It's really ok, everything is Ok
Male Co-worker: No no, I'll go ahead and call our FEMALE boss up here to address any grievances you might have *Sir*
Male Customer: slams down 25 dollars grabs his bags and leave*
Male Co-worker: You don't even have to take anyone's shit here. If anyone even looks at you funny, pick up that phone, call a manager, call me, call another co-worker and it will be handled. You are a valued employee and you deserve to feel safe and respected at work by *everyone*

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October 15, 2014     79,201 notes

Anonymous asked,

Stan = stalker fan.

fyeahsalex:

Yes. I know.

And if you look on urban dictionary you’ll also find:

"A crazed and or obsessed fan. The term comes from the song Stan by Eminem. The term Stan is used to describe a fan who goes to great lengths to obsess over a celebrity."

October 15, 2014     1 note

imnotjailbait:

imnotjailbait:

Still don’t believe how much of a piece of shit monster Dr. Luke is? #FreeKeshaLuke #StayStrongKesha

image

Don’t ignore this. Realize what a monster Dr. Luke is.

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October 15, 2014     124,352 notes

truebluemeandyou:

truebluemeandyouHow to Answer the Top 35 Asked Interview Questions. Reblogging one of my most popular posts with clearer images. Go to the link for the highest resolution.

How to Answer the Top 35 Asked Interview Questions from The Undercover Recruiter here. Posted for friends looking for jobs this summer. Unfortunately you may also be asked illegal questions and these are two pretty good articles here and here.

October 15, 2014     210,755 notes

singingrainorshine:

My dad recently told me, “There are many people who will put you down. Don’t be one of them.”

And that sticks with me every single day.

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October 15, 2014     64,256 notes

Daenerys Fan Challenge: [Day 1] Favorite Moment → A Dragon is No Slave
∟ “Drogon,” she sang out loudly, sweetly, all her fear forgotten. “Dracarys.” 

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October 15, 2014     13,241 notes

The thing that Bash said but Francis actually did.” -kayeberrie

October 15, 2014     938 notes
sweet theme, bro.