Marissa Alexander’s now faces a 60-year sentence for firing a warning shot into the wall to stop her abusive husband’s attack. Her legal team is working pro bono, but she still owes over $250,000 in legal expenses. The prosecutor, Angela Corey, is the same who couldn’t get a conviction for the murder of Trayvon Martin.
Self-defense against domestic violence does not deserve life in prison.
you realize that 1021 days is only 2.8 years right?
still fucked up, but it’s not 60 years.
One thousand and twenty-one days is the amount of time she’s already spent in prison (hence the #howmuchlonger hashtag). She is now under house arrest and awaiting retrial, which could triple her original sentence.
It is an unusual school in an unusual location and is run by an unusual teacher.
Rajesh Kumar is a shopkeeper by profession but spends hours every morning teaching around 80 children from the poorest of the poor in India’s capital.
The 43-year-old visited the construction of the Delhi transit station a few years ago and was disturbed by the sight of many children playing at the site instead of attending school.
When he questioned the parents working at the sites they all said there were no schools in the vicinity and no one cared.
Consequently, his open-air class room was born - between pillars and beneath the tracks of the Delhi transit system, known as the Metro.
Every few minutes a train passes above, the children unperturbed by its sounds.
There are no chairs or tables and the children sit on rolls of polystyrene foam placed on the rubble.
Three rectangular patches of wall are painted black and used as a blackboard.
Anonymous donors have contributed cardigans, books, shoes and stationery for the children, as their parents cannot afford them.
One unnamed individual sends a bag full of biscuits and fruit juice for the pupils every day - another incentive for the children to turn up for their studies.
Neither Courage Wolf nor Calming Manatee were doing much to help my anxiety, but I knew they were both on to something.
So, I created Calmage Wolfatee.
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Cmon guys 6 notes are you kidding me this is like the funniest thing that ever happened in my life.
Why doesn’t this have a million notes?!
i love how the “did you drug them” has a little pit stop at “you’re evil”
As well it should.
I’ve reblogged this before but Imma do it again because a)it’s awesome and b) I have a specific voice when I say “Do not do the sex”.
This needs to be on a billboard and posters all around the world. Maybe even on menus are restaurants
Needs to be in bars
do not do the sex
do 10 kegels right now
benedict cumberbatch harasses a black youth
this is the fifth time I’ve reblogged this i don’t care