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Read it over.
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Audre Lorde, Sister Outsider
"Survival is not an academic skill." "Survival is not an academic skill." "Survival is not an academic skill."
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Anonymous said: I feel so useless sitting here. What can I do to help Ferguson??
there’s a bail and legal fund that’s been set up for those who’ve been arrested
this person is trying to organize a food drive for school kids in ferguson.
national moment of silence 2014 (for victims of police brutality)
share the following:
videos of what has happened
links to articles
how to make a tear gas mask
livestream link to the peaceful protests
Ferguson Police Department
Email (taken off the site)
222 S. Florissant Road
Ferguson, MO 63135
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