New Zealand does not have a colour bar, it has a behaviour bar, and throughout the length and breadth of this country we have always been prepared to accept each other on the basis of behaviour and regardless of colour, creed, origin or wealth. That is the most valuable feature of New Zealand society and the reason why I have time and again stuck my neck out to challenge those who would try to destroy this harmony and set people against people inside our country.
There was Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Fla., and Oscar Grant in Oakland, Calif., and so many more. Michael Brown’s death wasn’t shocking at all. All over the country, unarmed black men are being killed by the very people who have sworn to protect them, as has been going on for a very long time now …
There are reasons why white gun’s rights activists can walk into a Chipotle restaurant with assault riﬂes and be seen as gauche nuisances while unarmed black men are killed for reaching for their wallets or cell phones, or carrying children’s toys.
"Never did like that much," is a baller and superb way to express your irritation with the way the patriarchy refuses to acknowledge how badass you are.
Before World War I, she shot a cigarette out of the mouth of the Kaiser of Germany at his request.
After the war started she sent him a letter asking for another chance, as she was afraid her aim might’ve been a little off.
Annie Fucking Oakley everyone
Back in the day And not enough has changed when it comes to equality.
Jobs: National v. Labour The top chart is one that was found in my Facebook feed last night, originally posted in 2012. Feeling voters had a right to know the updated ﬁgures, and thinking that the ﬁrst would be biased given that it was released by the Labour Party, Matthew Kerr and I went digging. We couldn’t ﬁnd all of the ﬁgures using public data, but we did ﬁnd two sets, and added two that we felt were related.
Starring LaQuisha Redfern This is one of the best Taste of LaQuisha episodes. After all, it starts off with ‘Speaking of hepatitis’.