Uganda Speaks Out!
pomee: Al Jazeera’s awesome new project that allows Ugandans to text in their opinions of KONY2012. You can click on the red glowing circles to see the responses from Ugandans themselves. http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/spotlight/ugandaspeaks/ ———— QUOTES: “What we indirectly get from this video is that Ugandans fit the one dimensional ‘African ’stereotype of poor, Helpless and dependent....
hushsoundislove asked: Can you PLEASE explain to me how to read patterns? Because my aunt gave me some and I have no clue what it means...
PETUNIA THE PURPLE BUNNY BALLERINA
sweetncutecreations: so i know a lot of you have been asking for this pattern, here it is. sorry for the delay btw! enjoy! please don’t forget to check out my tumblr and fb page too! as always, no mass reproduction of this product shall be made. this pattern is not for commercial use Materials: hook G 4ply acrylic fingering yarn [2 colors, i used purple and white] stitch marker fiberfill ...
excentricyoruba: KONY 2012 HAS UGANDAN PEOPLE OUTRAGED! ilyasafrika: blackridinhood: There is growing outrage in Uganda over a viral internet film viewed by more than 32 million people in four days that suggests Africa’s longest-running conflict is still raging in the country’s north. The 30-minute video, Kony2012, was produced by three American videographers campaigning for greater...
You Don't Have My Vote
mehreenkasana: innovateafrica: You must have heard of the viral video created by Invisible Children (IC), a U.S. organization that has launched a one-year campaign (expires December 31, 2012) to eliminate Joseph Kony, the head of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a rebel group in Northern Uganda that has been embroiled in civil conflict with the Ugandan government for 25+ years. The LRA has...
Seriously please don't support Invisible Children...
therhapsodyincidents: resistapathy: Not only are their spending habits as a non profit horrible (Mainly cause the organization has so far only been successful as sending rich white kids to Africa) http://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?bay=search.summary&orgid=12429 But If you watch their first documentary, its basically a bunch of privileged kids running into Africa to try and “Save”...
My Current Project
Here’s a drawing (it’s a bit blurry) of what the final product should look like:
breeeakyoself: Yall do realize it isn’t all poor and crime ridden right? Also Africa is a continent, not a country. In fact, there are more murders/homicides in America, Europe, and parts of Brazil then in Africa. 1 out of 4 Africans are in need of food right now. 1 out of 3 african children need food right now. 1 out of 4 African Americans are in need of food right now too. 1 out of 3...
Got Someone Else's Scrap Yarn!
When I think about the future
shesgotyelloweyes: I see myself in Africa. In cheap safari clothes surrounded my African children and their little faces brighten because I am there to be a doctor an to cure them so that they can be healthy and live their lives normally. And so I can mate get an ounce of their mindset, that even though they have nothing, they have everything. That’s all I want to do. Wow. It’s been a...