Hello, I must be going

I CANNOT STAY I CAME TO SAY I MUST BE GOING. I'm glad I came

but just the same I must be going, la la

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decolonize-all-the-things:

The last words of Kimani Gray, Amadou Diallo, Johnathan Ferrell, Kendrec McDade 

Images created by: Shirin-Banou Barghi

Mehserle testified that he meant to zap Grant with his Taser in an Oakland station - but instead pulled his .40 caliber handgun and blasted the man.

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/johannes-mehserle-apologizes-killing-unarmed-oscar-grant-oakland-family-impressed-article-1.464396#ixzz3AQLayNuN
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/johannes-mehserle-apologizes-killing-unarmed-oscar-grant-oakland-family-impressed-article-1.464396

They said they thought McDade was armed because … he clutched his waste band as they chased him onto a dimly lit neighborhood street. 

http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/general-news/20140202/pasadena-files-motion-to-dismiss-kendrec-mcdade-lawsuit

Jonathan never had an opportunity to reply. He had bullets in him before he could ever hit the ground. So there was not sufficient warning. No one ever told him to stop. He didn’t have time to react.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/
mari-fagel/jonathan-ferrell-attorney_b_4676681.html
Diallo was shot outside his Bronx apartment. The police officers had mistaken him for a serial rapist, who was later apprehended. 

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-02-05/how-legacy-amadou-diallo-lives-new-yorks-immigrant-community
New York City police officers shot and killed 16-year-old Kimani Gray in East Flatbush, Brooklyn.

http://www.afreesociety.org/on-kimani-gray-and-on-not-walking-away/

(via essentialwandering)