white kid: I’m goin’ out, mom!
the mother: put on your jacket.
black kid: I’m goin’ out, mom!
the mother: put on your jacket, keep your hands in sight at all times, don’t make any sudden moves, keep your mouth shut around police, don’t run, don’t wear a hoodie, don’t give them an excuse to hurt you.
this is seriously the world we live in, ands it funny because my teacher skipped over the article about ferguson and said “you guys should know about this, but it’s optional to read” while she made us read about an argument on whether or not voters need a government issued id to vote hmm