Police officers, security guards, or self-appointed vigilantes extrajudicially killed at least 313 African-Americans in 2012 according to a recent study. This means a black person was killed by a security officer every 28 hours. The report notes that it’s possible that the real number could be much higher
DIY Slouchy Linen and Rope Backpack Tutorial from inspiration & realisation. I have an eyelet kit and they run about $9 or less. You can use them on shower curtains, fabric, bags, plastic purses, etc…
I saw it last year and finally got around to make it! inspired from the crocheted raffia backpack from ShopBop, my new backpack is a quick sewing project, made out of heavy linen. Detailed tutorial on inspiration&realisation today!
"Some problems we share as women, some we do not. You fear your children will grow up to join the patriarchy and testify against you, we fear our children will be dragged from a car and shot down in the street, and you will turn your backs upon the reasons they are dying."- Audre Lorde, Age, Race, Class, and Sex: Women Redefining Difference (via thenewwomensmovement)