Internet Racism

Hey everyone:

You know, a lot of folks still believe that the Internet is some sort of utopia. There’s this idea that everything is equal. That no one knows who you are, so no one is hateful, or racist, or anything mean. Well, anyone who’s ever wandered through a comments section, especially on Yahoo, knows this just isn’t so.

On the site Womanist Musings, I saw a video today that puts it into context. Here it is:

Supreme Court Ruling LWOP for Juveniles

Hey all:

This will be a short post. I realized that I got so excited over the Supreme Court’s ruling mandatory Life Without Parole sentencing for juveniles unconstitutional I forgot to give you the text like I usually do. So, without further delay, here is the decision in Miller v. Alabama.

Here’s hoping it saves Cristian Fernandez from a terrible fate.

An Occupy Anthem

Hey All:

Of course since Anonymous is all of us, this beat that’s been laid down is just one of many expressions of what’s going on out there. There’s a lot of things layered in this video and it’s presentation, but I wanted to put it out on the wire.

Enjoy!