Well, you certainly can’t deny the power of a picture. The fatal shooting of unarmed teen Mike Brown by a Ferguson, MO policeman continues to resemble genocide to those in the black community; where the killing of black men, young and older; and the manhandling of black women continues to be documented by the cellphones of witnesses on an almost regular basis.
The hashtag, #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, has images that people posted of themselves in two different postures; asking which one would be used if they were gunned down by police. The one showing them in a traditional or more “acceptable” role, like, say, as a college graduate, or the other showing them in a role whites may be less comfortable with.
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