"Soon, police vehicles reappeared, including from the St. Louis County Police Department, which had taken control of the investigation. Several officers emerged with dogs. What happened next, according to several sources, was emblematic of what has inflamed the city of Ferguson, Missouri, ever since the unarmed 18-year-old was gunned down: An officer on the street let the dog he was controlling urinate on the memorial site."
— Michael Brown’s Mom Laid Flowers Where He Was Shot - And The Police Crushed Them - Mark Follman (via corinnestark)
"Again and again, I have to insist that feminist solidarity rooted in a commitment to progressive politics must include a space for rigorous critique, for dissent, or we are doomed to reproduce in progressive communities the very forms of domination we seek to oppose."
— bell hooks, Outlaw Culture: Resisting Representations, 1994, p. 67 (via feministquotes)