escaping words ... from my brain

This is where my procrastination-induced and complaint-filled entries lived while I was studying for the bar. Now, I suppose, it's a random space where shorter posts will hang out, eat snacks, and talk about me behind my back.


Writings that take more time will live at my regular blog at escaping words.


While African-Americans in Ferguson must remain the primary voices and decision-makers calling for action to address the murder of Michael Brown, other communities of color can and must join Ferguson’s fight by linking the impact of racially motivated policing with the structural racial inequities that exacerbate it.

thesoftghetto:

frantzofanon:

大家你好!!! check out my new tattoo!! it means “harmony” in english!!! I can’t wait to start showing white people my tattoo and asking them if they can understand it!!! TFW YOLO! (That’s what they say right?)

So much shade I have to get a damn coat..

(via ashleyeleigh)

Piecemeal labor is hardly a new phenomenon. But as expedited by technology and packaged as apps, it has taken on a shinier veneer under new rubrics: the sharing economy, the peer economy, the collaborative economy, the gig economy.

Hometown pride y’all. 

J.P Stevens High School student Jeff Xie won this year’s “Teen Jeopardy” tournament in dramatic fashion, answering a tiebreaker question correctly and walking away with $75,000.
— nj.com

Also I see that I can blame my bad habit for fobby photo poses on something in the water.

(via pauldateh)

nprfreshair:

Railroad tracks turn into canvases. Via Lost at E Minor

readandbreathe:

jennirl:

THIS, exactly this. [WHAT WE SEE WHEN WE READ, Peter Mendelsund]

I can’t wait to read this book! 

readandbreathe:

From REBORN by Susan Sontag.

Reassuring.