HAPPENING NOW (9.24.14): The situation in Ferguson is escalating quickly. Protests continue, following this morning’s burning of a Mike Brown memorial, and another frustrating Ferguson City Council meeting.Looks like the same “antagonize over de-escalate” tactics are back online. Prayers to all those out in the street of Ferguson right now fighting for their right to exist. #staywoke #farfromover (PT I, PT II, PT III)
Bringing back the dogs, choppers, charging the crowd, attempting to bottleneck protesters into an area, AND live shots possible fired into the crowd… what the ever-living fuck is Ferguson PD trying to do?! We’re a month and a half into this saga, and they still don’t know how to de-escalate a situation. Pray y’all. That might be all we got right now.
from the album A MEANS BY WHICH TO BREAK THE SURFACE OF THE REAL
It’s been a while since posting anything that wasn’t a re-blog of some sort. Trust, it’s going to turn a corner and the drought will end. This (what is linked) is something that’s been in the works for a while now and the more it gets worked on and revealed the more exciting it is that it will be the first release under the Nothing Under The Sun imprint name. I wouldn’t expect a flood of releases under this imprint and there is no timeline for it in general, but it is a very specific and deliberate project that I’m really excited about. So, check out this track because Theologian is crushing it lately (in myriad ways).
++++++++ Track has since been removed. Just keep an eye/ear out for the full album! +++++++++
Statiqbloom - Atrophy of Three
Killer Mike interviewed about Ferguson, his barber shop, and what we need to do to move forward, on CNN.
Unrest continues in Ferguson, Missouri Town after police shooting of 18 year-old Michael Brown
Brown was shot and killed by a Ferguson police officer on August 9. Despite the Brown family’s continued call for peaceful demonstrations, violent protests have erupted nearly every night in Ferguson since his death.
Top photo: People make their way through the haze as tears gas fills the street during a demonstration over the killing of teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Middle photo: A woman has her face doused with milk after being tear gassed by police as she was protesting Michael Brown’s murder August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)
Bottom photo: Police advance on demonstrators protesting the killing of teenager Michael Brown on August 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Police shot smoke and tear gas into the crowd of several hundred as they advanced near the police command center which has been set up in a shopping mall parking lot. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)