have just observed that lady justice on the county court isn’t just blind but indeed headless. #melbourne
I nominate tony abbott to do The Ice Bucket Challenge with lava
Thirteen-year-old sensation Mo’ne Davis, who plays for Philadelphia’s Taney Dragons, has become the first Little Leaguer to grace the national cover of Sports Illustrated. The 5-foot-4 inch, 111-pound eighth grader is not only taking the Little League World Series by storm, but also she has captured the nation’s attention.
THE SARCASM IN THIS POST IN LETHAL
Reports of Amnesty International being kicked out of Ferguson.
A 22-year-old woman dies while being held in police custody at South Hedland in WA’s north.
Let’s see if white Australians will give this tragedy them same amount of attention they give to injustices that happen internationally to PoC?!
Edit: Some suspect the woman was of Aboriginal descent, but that hasn’t been confirmed as true or false yet. However, Western Australia has one of the highest incarceration rates of Aboriginal peoples so it would not be unreasonable to wonder if she was Aboriginal or not. Deaths in custody has a long history in Australia and the news of her death has sparked conversations on Indigenous incarceration. Here is a more informative article on this tragedy.
Tibetan Monks living in exile in India flew to Ferguson to show support for Mike Brown and community.
somehow i missed it on the website, so this was an unexpected delight, but before nan goldin: i remember your face, there was a seven minute short, three stones for jean genet, about patti smith taking a trip to jean genet’s grave.
it was a pretty bit of nonsense, but at about minute six when we finally see patti, she’s wearing a mockingjay pin. turns out, this is a thing she does.