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Shoppers didn’t quite know what to make of the whole thing.
via Protesters Bring West London To Standstill In Solidarity With Eric Garner And Michael Brown – BuzzFeed News.
I can see their faces, up on that top floor. Looking down. Confused. Concerned. Or…moved to silence?
Were they unsure of why the die-in was happening? Or was it just a lazy line to toss in there.
If the former, THAT’s why we need die-ins. If the latter, sigh.
I think it’s sigh, though. Thinking that a non-brutal mall is an odd thing misses several points, including that people of colour in malls don’t always get treated as others do: click this.
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