YOU WOULD THINK THAT THE ABOVE 8 POLICIES HAVE ALREADY BEEN ADOPTED BY EVERY POLICE DEPARTMENT IN AMERICA. That is NOT the case. If so, implementing these 8 use-of-force policies could, together, decrease police violence that results in death by 72% !!!!!! I want to start by saying: the activists leading @campaignzero DO UNDERSTAND the importance of defunding the police. In an amazing group lesson the other day with @iamderay, he STARTED the conversation with explaining that the ultimate end-goal is to reduce the power of the police and shrink the role of the police.** —— In the meantime, the IMPORTANCE of the #8CantWait Campaign is about IMMEDIATELY reducing the power of the police — made possible by the fact that we have the power to get Mayors to put these policies in place TODAY. Right now. No executive order or legislative steps needed !! Visit 8CANTWAIT.ORG -link in bio- to find out which of these policies have already been put into action (or not!!!) in YOUR CITY (you will be surprised- I was!!!) and use their tools to get your Mayor’s contact info — so you can tell them to adopt these LIFE-SAVING POLICIES ASAP. **We can also make demands to shrink the role of the police by removing funding and limiting the scope of the work that they are even assigned to do. This is both/and not either/or. Thank you everyone at @campaignzero for your hard work to create the largest database of police misconduct, and for giving us the tools to really be able to directly demand change! And special thanks to @iamderay and @cleowade for the efforts you have put in to facilitate educating so many of us on this incredibly useful information. I appreciate you.
Enraged. Sickened. Heartbroken. But never surprised. This happens way too often - and the videos that go viral are not isolated events. It seems that only when caught on camera are bigots & MURDERERS even getting “investigated” or fired .. unfortunately, the only way things will start changing is if all these racist, ignorant, monsters (badge &/or not) have to face the consequences- behind bars. && it’s not only an issue with black men being killed by cops ... it’s an issue every time we see them being treated, in even non-violent situations, VERY CLEARLY differently than many very-high-risk incidents involving white men; it’s an issue that the President is making dangerous public statements about enforcing the shooting of protesters -rightfully angered by another UNNEEDED KILLING of another black person & DEMANDING JUSTICE WHERE IT IS 100% NEEDED- while exactly 28 days earlier, he tweeted about white protesters, who stood ARMED WITH GUNS protesting a WORLDWIDE HEALTH PANDEMIC as “very good people” urging the Governor to “See them, talk to them, make a deal.” ?????????? This is, too, an issue about the “Karen’s” we see filmed weekly- using someone’s race, as a point to try and push their agenda, while calling the police in situations where their lives are clearly not actually in danger at all..... they’re just plain f***ing racist. EVERY. TIME. feels more disheartening and nauseating because our cries for the Government and Americans to do better seem unheard; but even when we feel like what we do isn’t enough or can’t help, we have to do more. Keep signing petitions, making calls to demand justice, speaking out (this is not just if you have a big platform- it starts in your homes and communities), and fighting to make a difference for every life that has been wrongly taken or effected by THE PANDEMIC OF RACISM. THIS IS ABOUT BEING AGAINST EVERY SENSELESS ACT OF DISCRIMINATION THAT BURDENS THIS COUNTRY.
Had so much fun on @maybelline LIVE this afternoon with my girl @erinparsonsmakeup doing the ‘natural / zoom meeting-ready’ glam tutorial you guys chose via yesterday’s poll ! 💓 Hope you enjoyed it toooo ! In case you missed it, the Live is saved on Maybelline’s profile ☺️ swipe → for the products I used today xx #ad
Best I could ever ask for. ❤️ Happy Mother’s Day to the one I’ll do my best to emulate. I love you beyond words @yolanda.hadid you are a superhero!!!!!
Had the sweetest day celebrating my 25th birthday with my quarantine family, who made it so special for me, along with all the love I felt from all over the world! Thank you to everyone for the birthday messages, I carried you with me yesterday!! 💛🙏 I am grateful and lucky that my family and friends -near and far- are healthy and safe, and although I missed loved ones I wish I could have celebrated with, know that these times will make us even more grateful for togetherness to be had in the future ! I will never forget my 25th bday! +++The icing on the perfect quarantine bday was finding out my surprise everything-bagel-cake was made by the one and only Cake Boss @buddyvalastro who I have watched for over a decade. I CRIED REAL TEARS! BUDDY! This is a dream come true. I can’t believe you made this cake for me while the bakery is closed. It means more to me than you know, and when we hopefully meet some day you will truly know that there almost isn’t an episode I’ve missed. 10/10 would be a Carlo’s intern whenever needed. 😆 Grateful, honored, your biggest fan. 🥯🥯🥯🥯🍰
felt animator ? miniature sculpting ? pasta art ?! I’ve got love for it all. PLZ SHOW US YOUR STUFF, whatever that may be !!!!! We wanna create w you and spread the joy your art brings with the world!! #CREATIVITYXGIGI 🧡 #TheGigiJournal Repost @vmagazine: V Magazine is proud and excited to welcome @gigihadid to our CreatiVity panel! With her longtime passion for researching, discovering and following the work of visual artists (of any & ALL mediums!) on Instagram, Gigi will partner with V Magazine to spotlight new artists for her next #TheGigiJournal, starting with a talent-search between today, April 15th & May 20th! We want to help broadcast art and its creators, from around the globe, that we think deserve celebrating! The selected artists, culminating in a list of chosen winners and announced at the end of the 5 week period, will be given a profile in the Gigi Journal alongside a new piece of their work, creative directed in collaboration with Gigi, for our upcoming Fall issue! This will also include profiles and projects produced with some of Gigi’s longtime favorite creatives she’s followed over the years! In our continuous effort to give hope back to the world, V Magazine is excited to have Gigi share her unique voice and platform to help support young and/or undiscovered artists. Do you want to be a part of this project? Help us find you! Here are some guidelines: 1) Be sure to tag #CREATIVITYXGIGI in your caption BEFORE May 20, 2020! 2) Your Instagram will need to feature multiple pieces of work (from any medium of art) for review 3) Follow @vmagazine & @gigihadid to be contacted via DM Good Luck!