Okay, fellow white people. We need to talk.
Let me tell you a story: I was an angry punk teenager. Not violent, but I did a shitton of…
Women firefighters douse flames during the Pearl Harbor attack.
Oh hay look women of colour were an integral part of the ‘cool’ part of history too, how about that. They were like. Doing stuff that supposedly only heroic white dudes had done. That makes women valid participants in collective history now, right? Right? This is in high school history books now, right? Right? Huh?
What Glockgal said.
It’s even in college. I had to take a specialized history class to learn about women in history. They should call regular history classes what they are— a history of dead white men written by dead white men.
Ferguson is a part of St. Louis County - or St. Louis, MO (The Lou)
St. Louis County has incorporated and unincorporated section, leading to many smaller municipalities.
Most St. Louis County municipalities had their own police department until recently.
Nearly every police department working…