I’ve been tear gassed about four times… It is mostly women out there and we still keep going, 86 days strong, no matter what they do.
— Johnetta Elize (Ferguson organizer and curator of Faces from Ferguson at In Plain Sight: Towards Engendering the Dight for Racial Justice in the 21st Century) on police brutality and the use of tear gas, rubber bullets, batons, and other weapons on Black community organizers (via feminism5ever)