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Like all writers, he measured the achievements of others by what they had accomplished, asking of them that they measure him by what he envisaged or planned. - The Secret Miracle, Jorge Luis Borges

micdotcom:

Potent minimalist art sends a strong message about police and vigilante brutality in America

Journalist and artist Shirin Barghi has created a gripping, thought-provoking series of graphics that not only examines racial prejudice in today’s America, but also captures the sense of humanity that often gets lost in news coverage. Titled “Last Words,” the graphics illustrate the last recorded words by Brown and other young black people — Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and others — who have been killed by police in recent years.

Let us not forget their voices

(via upworthy)

vintageeveryday:

Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve attempt to hail a taxicab in NYC, ca. 1981. (AP Photo/Steve Sands)

vintageeveryday:

Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve attempt to hail a taxicab in NYC, ca. 1981. (AP Photo/Steve Sands)