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(The second, bottom image) Austin, May 28, 1981. A Dallas member of the Brown Berets, a Chicago activist group organized in the late ’60s, at a police brutality demonstration.
The Brown Berets were known for their direct action against police brutality. They protested killings and abuses perpetrated by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department at the station in the barrio. They supported the United Farm Workers movement and the Land Grant Movement in New Mexico. In 1969, they participated in the first Rainbow Coalition which originally included the Young Patriots and the Young Lords under the leadership of Jose Cha Cha Jimenez and in the Poor Peoples Campaign. In 1969, they were invited to be part of the first Chicano Youth Liberation Movement organized by Corky Gonzales in Denver, Colorado.
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I love my friends that text me “Gurl you are a trending topic on tumblr. Queens are going in on you.” After reading some of the comments and assumptions it saddens me to see that there are people with so much misguided rage. I’m gonna say once again if you don’t know where I’m from…
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also it is so fucking low to call out poc who are in school
as if it’s so fucking easy to be brown or black in college.
as if it’s something we can easily afford
like it’s something we do on a whim, not at all because of an obligation to our parents and community
fuck this piece of shit