Little Taste of Me

Aug 15

13cooljazz:

thechanelmuse:

thechanelmuse:

thechanelmuse:

BREAKING: Black Man Shot and Killed by Police in South L.A.

A 24-year-old man has died after being shot by police during an encounter in the Florence neighborhood of South Los Angeles, officials said Tuesday.

The incident began at 8:12 p.m. when officers responded to a report of a shooting at the intersection of West 65th Street and South Broadway, said Lt. Ellis Imaizumi of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Eight minutes later, at 8:20 p.m., the officers stopped a man who was walking in the 200 block of 65th, authorities said.

“A struggle ensued” and police opened fire, according to a statement from the Police Department.

The man was transported to a hospital where he underwent surgery, according to Officer Sara Faden, spokeswoman for the LAPD. He later succumbed to his injuries. No officers were hurt in the incident.

It is unknown if the suspect has any gang affiliations, police said.

A woman who said she was the deceased man’s mother identified him as Ezell Ford.

Tritobia Ford said her son was lying on the ground and complying with the officers’ commands when he was shot.

Yet another one…It’s always a “struggle.” And why bring it up if it’s unknown. They know exactly what they’re insinuating. Be fearful of black people and not the police… This is insanity. 

EZELL FORD WAS UNARMED. This happened just two days after Mike Brown’s murder. (8/11)

UPDATE: It has been reported that Ezell Ford was mentally disabled.

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An eyewitness to the killing, Leroy Hill, describes what happened: “He wasn’t a gang banger at all. I was sitting across the street when it happened. So as he was walking down the street, the police approached him, whatever was said I couldn’t hear it, but the cops jumped out of the car and rushed him over here into this corner. They had him in the corner and were beating him, busted him up, for what reason I don’t know but he didn’t do nothing. The next thing I know I hear a ‘pow!’ while he’s on the ground. They got the knee on him. And then I hear another ‘pow!’ No hesitation. And then I hear another ‘pow!’ Three times.”

At one point while the police had Ford on the ground, but before the shooting took place, Hill said, he heard an officer yell, “Shoot him.”

Unrest has rocked the suburb in the days following Brown’s death. At least four people, including two police officers, have been hurt and 47 arrested in the aftermath of the shooting.

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On Wednesday morning in South LA, a group of about 10 young and middle-aged men gathered at a makeshift sidewalk memorial lined with candles and signs that read “Police brutality must stop.”

The men at the memorial near the sight of the shooting were visibly shaken by the events that had unfolded there Monday night. They expressed anger toward the LAPD. They said that Ford wasn’t a gang member at all — that he was a “good guy,” a local man who was born and raised in the neighborhood, one whom everyone knew and liked, who routinely played basketball and who also suffered from some form of mental illness.

While all of the men said Ford suffered from some mental illness, they couldn’t confirm what it was. One young neighbor, who requested to not be identified, said that while “he wasn’t all there, he was there enough to follow orders and know to stop when the police tell him to stop. He did nothing wrong.”

Another eyewitness told KTLA that Ford’s mental state was well-known in the neighborhood and to the police.

"They laid him out and for whatever reason, they shot him in the back, knowing mentally, he has complications. Every officer in this area, from the Newton Division, knows that — that this child has mental problems," the man said in an interview with the local network. "The excessive force … there was no purpose for it. The multiple shootings in the back while he’s laying down? No. Then when the mom comes, they don’t try to console her … they pull the billy clubs out." The young neighbor described the incident as "racial bullshit."

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Source.

Are you kidding me

Jul 30
clarrissssa:

waiting-for-gallifrey:

kaorijoy:

hexcodewhite:

princess-potterheadxo:

did she get a haircut

does it make anyone else uncomfortable that they changed her entire race because she went out with Ron in their sixth year
isn’t that what happened???
they changed a character’s entire race because she as a character became important and relevant for a short amount of time

Wow.

Umm, no. They did not change her entire race simply because she dated Ron. Actually think about it. Up until the sixth book, she was a background character that was only ever mentioned in passing, so she wasn’t given a physical description. Then in the sixth book, Lavender was finally described, as having ‘pale skin and dirty blonde hair’. Well, the first few Harry Potter movies came out before the Half-Blood Prince book did, so the casting directors did what they wanted with the character. 
Another thing, the Lavender Brown from the first few movies only appeared in the first few movies. Lavender didn’t even appear in the 4th and 5th movies, because again, she was a background character, and wasn’t vital to the story. The only reason her race was changed was because a physical description was finally in the books, and it didn’t fit what the directors had, so they had to recast her. It was not because she dated Ron.

Somebody spread this shit because I refuse to have this turn into some social justice bullshit

clarrissssa:

waiting-for-gallifrey:

kaorijoy:

hexcodewhite:

princess-potterheadxo:

did she get a haircut

does it make anyone else uncomfortable that they changed her entire race because she went out with Ron in their sixth year

isn’t that what happened???

they changed a character’s entire race because she as a character became important and relevant for a short amount of time

Wow.

Umm, no. They did not change her entire race simply because she dated Ron. Actually think about it. Up until the sixth book, she was a background character that was only ever mentioned in passing, so she wasn’t given a physical description. Then in the sixth book, Lavender was finally described, as having ‘pale skin and dirty blonde hair’. Well, the first few Harry Potter movies came out before the Half-Blood Prince book did, so the casting directors did what they wanted with the character. 

Another thing, the Lavender Brown from the first few movies only appeared in the first few movies. Lavender didn’t even appear in the 4th and 5th movies, because again, she was a background character, and wasn’t vital to the story. The only reason her race was changed was because a physical description was finally in the books, and it didn’t fit what the directors had, so they had to recast her. It was not because she dated Ron.

Somebody spread this shit because I refuse to have this turn into some social justice bullshit

Jul 18

coolator:

jurassic park from the raptors’ perspective 

Feb 04

REBLOG AND…

puppy-rollins:

No matter how many reblogs or what fandom you’re in, I will make you something in relation to your blog BEFORE February 14th.

Everything will range from:

  • A hand-drawn (possibly fully colored) comic
  • Manip
  • Icon
  • Background
  • Header

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*If there is something in particular you want (and possibly don’t see listed above), feel free to specify put in the ask.  (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*: ・゚✧

Jan 29

geek-studio:

geek-studio:

Bookworm’s Dream Giveaway!

PRIZE:
- one black Kobo Mini eReader
- tons of books preloaded on it!

Books Included:

  • Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling
  • Hunger Games series - Suzanne Collins
  • Percy Jackson series - Rick Riordan
  • Divergent series - Veronica Roth
  • Game of Thrones series (The Songs of Ice and Fire) George R.R. Martin
  • Narnia series - C.S. Lewis
  • Maze Runner series - James Dashner
  • Mortal Instruments series - Cassandra Clare
  • Odd Thomas series - Dean Koontz
  • Torchwood book series
  • Alex Rider series - Anthony Horowitz
  • The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
  • Paper Towns - John Green
  • Looking for Alaska - John Green
  • Heat series - Richard Castle
  • Ender’s Game Saga - Orson Scott Card
  • The Chemical Gardens trilogy - Lauren DeStefano
  • Dresden Files series - Jim Butcher
  • Howl’s Moving Castle series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Chrestomanci series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell
  • Graceling Realm series - Kristin Cashore
  • Summer Falls - Amelia Williams
  • The Angel’s Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery
  • Storm series - Richard Castle
  • The Complete Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Discworld series - Terry Pratchett
  • Good Omens - Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  • Neil Gaiman collection
  • The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Silmarillion - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series - Douglas Adams
  • The Hollows series - Kim Harrison
  • Sunshine - Robin McKinley
  • The Black Jewels trilogy - Anne Bishop
  • Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
  • The Mars Trilogy - Kim Stanley
  • The Sword of Truth series - Terry Goodkind
  • David Gemmel collection
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chobsky
  • Warm Bodies - Issac Marion
  • The Young Wizards series - Diane Duane
  • Stephen King Collection
  • Dangerous Women - George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois
  • The Wheel of Time series - Robert Jordan
  • The Mistborn Trilogy - Brandon Sanderson
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events - Lemony Snickett
  • The Cirque du Freak series - Darren Shan
  • The Demonata series - Darren Shan
  • The Ranger’s Apprentice series - John Flanagan
  • Virals Series - Kathy Reichs
  • Boy Meets Boy - David Levithan
  • Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  • Reboot - Amy Tintera
  • Vampire Queen Series - Joey Hill
  • Nature of Desire Series - Joey Hill
  • Guild Hunter Series - Nalini Singh
  • Psy Changling Series - Nalini Singh
  • Valdemar Series’ - Mercedes Lackey
  • Mercedes Lackey Collection
  • His Dark Materials Series - Philip Pullman
  • Temeraire Series - Naomi Novik
  • Safehold Series - David Weber
  • Chronicles of Vladimir Todd - Heather Brewer
  • Song of the Lioness Quartet - Tamora Pierce
  • Hollow Earth - John & Carole Barrowman
  • Chaos Walking Series - Patrick Ness
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • Animal Farm - George Orwell
  • Matched Trilogy - Ally Condie
  • Alice in Wonderland Series - Lewis Carroll
  • Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
  • Night Angel Trilogy - Brent Weeks

BOOK REQUESTS ARE CLOSED! I’ll open it up for more later on but I think we have enough right now :D

RULES 
1. Reblog this post to enter. You can reblog as many times as you want!
2. Likes count.
3. Be following the Geek Studio.
4. Anyone can enter! I will ship internationally!
5. That’s it!

READ THE GIVEAWAY FAQ’S BEFORE ASKING A QUESTION! It saves both you and me some time ;)

A name will be picked at random by a generator to determine the winner. The winner will be posted on my blog and notified through their ask box.

End Date: CHANGED TO January 31st, 2014 at 10:00PM EST

Only a few days left!

Jan 29

geek-studio:

geek-studio:

Bookworm’s Dream Giveaway!

PRIZE:
- one black Kobo Mini eReader
- tons of books preloaded on it!

Books Included:

  • Harry Potter series - J.K. Rowling
  • Hunger Games series - Suzanne Collins
  • Percy Jackson series - Rick Riordan
  • Divergent series - Veronica Roth
  • Game of Thrones series (The Songs of Ice and Fire) George R.R. Martin
  • Narnia series - C.S. Lewis
  • Maze Runner series - James Dashner
  • Mortal Instruments series - Cassandra Clare
  • Odd Thomas series - Dean Koontz
  • Torchwood book series
  • Alex Rider series - Anthony Horowitz
  • The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
  • Paper Towns - John Green
  • Looking for Alaska - John Green
  • Heat series - Richard Castle
  • Ender’s Game Saga - Orson Scott Card
  • The Chemical Gardens trilogy - Lauren DeStefano
  • Dresden Files series - Jim Butcher
  • Howl’s Moving Castle series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Chrestomanci series - Diana Wynne Jones
  • Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell
  • Graceling Realm series - Kristin Cashore
  • Summer Falls - Amelia Williams
  • The Angel’s Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery
  • Storm series - Richard Castle
  • The Complete Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The Lord of the Rings Trilogy - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Discworld series - Terry Pratchett
  • Good Omens - Terry Pratchett & Neil Gaiman
  • Neil Gaiman collection
  • The Hobbit - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • The Silmarillion - J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series - Douglas Adams
  • The Hollows series - Kim Harrison
  • Sunshine - Robin McKinley
  • The Black Jewels trilogy - Anne Bishop
  • Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
  • The Mars Trilogy - Kim Stanley
  • The Sword of Truth series - Terry Goodkind
  • David Gemmel collection
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chobsky
  • Warm Bodies - Issac Marion
  • The Young Wizards series - Diane Duane
  • Stephen King Collection
  • Dangerous Women - George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozois
  • The Wheel of Time series - Robert Jordan
  • The Mistborn Trilogy - Brandon Sanderson
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events - Lemony Snickett
  • The Cirque du Freak series - Darren Shan
  • The Demonata series - Darren Shan
  • The Ranger’s Apprentice series - John Flanagan
  • Virals Series - Kathy Reichs
  • Boy Meets Boy - David Levithan
  • Life of Pi - Yann Martel
  • Reboot - Amy Tintera
  • Vampire Queen Series - Joey Hill
  • Nature of Desire Series - Joey Hill
  • Guild Hunter Series - Nalini Singh
  • Psy Changling Series - Nalini Singh
  • Valdemar Series’ - Mercedes Lackey
  • Mercedes Lackey Collection
  • His Dark Materials Series - Philip Pullman
  • Temeraire Series - Naomi Novik
  • Safehold Series - David Weber
  • Chronicles of Vladimir Todd - Heather Brewer
  • Song of the Lioness Quartet - Tamora Pierce
  • Hollow Earth - John & Carole Barrowman
  • Chaos Walking Series - Patrick Ness
  • 1984 - George Orwell
  • Animal Farm - George Orwell
  • Matched Trilogy - Ally Condie
  • Alice in Wonderland Series - Lewis Carroll
  • Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe
  • Night Angel Trilogy - Brent Weeks

BOOK REQUESTS ARE CLOSED! I’ll open it up for more later on but I think we have enough right now :D

RULES 
1. Reblog this post to enter. You can reblog as many times as you want!
2. Likes count.
3. Be following the Geek Studio.
4. Anyone can enter! I will ship internationally!
5. That’s it!

READ THE GIVEAWAY FAQ’S BEFORE ASKING A QUESTION! It saves both you and me some time ;)

A name will be picked at random by a generator to determine the winner. The winner will be posted on my blog and notified through their ask box.

End Date: CHANGED TO January 31st, 2014 at 10:00PM EST

Only a few days left!

Jan 28
scarlettwestwood:

thepredatorblog:

tallestsilver:

ryrick:

this will never not be funny.

I REFUSE

i can’t actually breathe

I want this as a T-Shirt

scarlettwestwood:

thepredatorblog:

tallestsilver:

ryrick:

this will never not be funny.

I REFUSE

i can’t actually breathe

I want this as a T-Shirt

Jan 20

combeferret:

ok so i have a job now and i like buying things for people so WOOO GIVEAWAY TIME

WHAT YOU GET

  • winner will recieve $100 USD (including shipping so u can be from anywhere in the world) to spend on as many things and ANYTHING they want on Etsy
  • for every 1000 reblogs this gets i will pick a runner up to receive $25 USD to spend on Etsy (maxing at 10 runner ups)
  • the things i have in the photos above are just for example purposes but i have the link to them all so u can have something there if u want

HOW TO ENTER

  • must be following me
  • three reblogs and one like per person
  • follow my twitter for an extra entry (tweet me with your url if u do this)
  • that gives you 4 chances to win if u do all this

WHEN WILL WINNERS BE PICKED

  • this must reach at least 2500 notes because i want a decent pool of entrants 
  • winners will be picked on the 14th of february cause yay love and presents

have fun searching etsy for fun things wooooo have fun and good luck and here’s my ask if u have any questions at all!!!!

Jan 19

thetardiswantscasinit:

That clerk was so ready to be mad at this dude. But look at that face in the last gif. He’s like “Shiiiiit….dude’s got jokes.”

Dec 24
cestpapillon:

krampuslips:

foxes are the most important animals on earth

im going to keep reblogging this until it isn’t cute anymore

cestpapillon:

krampuslips:

foxes are the most important animals on earth

im going to keep reblogging this until it isn’t cute anymore