Hoodies : The Movement: In Memory Of Trayvon Martin

It all started with a simple statement on one of my dearest friends facebook status -  "You know what.. I think Ryder's going to be donning a hoodie all week next week" and that was the start of it all. 

I was in a skype call with my sister and her boo, and we went on the hunt for hoodies on Marketplace.  Kilo then scoured the land for a box of skittles and found one via a good friend of ours again.  2 simple things, and 1 that is turning into a movement, a call for action, and a need for justice across the United States, and North America for that matter.

If you have been living under a rock and have no idea what I am talking about, then maybe you should pick up a paper and read.  Turn on the TV and get informed.

The Million Man Hoodie March is spreading like wildfire across North American in memory of Trayvon Martin.  A young man in Florida who's life was taken too soon.

Trayvon Martins death has put spotlight on perceptions about hoodies

The assumption and perception that people who wear hoodies are "hooligans" or thugs, or violent, or any sort of negative connotation that you can think of is just ludicrous.  I really have no words to express my anger that this kind of stereotyping and racism STILL exists.

I will let the articles speak for themselves.  But before I do, I am proposing a blogger challenge.

Find a hoodie, and some skittles.  Take a picture.  Post them in Memory Of Trayvon Martin. Get informed that in no way is a fashion choice excuse enough to take someone's life.

My name is Suite, and today -- and all week, I PROUDLY wear a hoodie in Memory Of Trayvon.  Rest in Peace angel. ♥

Timeline of events.
George Zimmerman Could Walk?
He Never Picked A Fight
Thousands in Philly Join Million Hoodie March
Obama Calls For Soul Searching

Half Assed Blog - Not the Fashion tho, That's stellar

Stellar - My new overused phrase for the time being. It aptly describes this shirt from Zaara though. The shirt is perfect for spring AND it's an Exclusive for Fashion for Life (RFL) - So not only can you get "STELLAR" fashion, but it's a good cause too! You can't beat that!!! So, I'm going to link to the photo on Zaara's flickr because I'm still without a real computer to do my own photography, and well, lets face it, Zaara does some "stellar" photography anyway so, it's featured best in their ads anyway. By the way - The blouse is only 195L!!

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Shop*gasm is a creation from the twisted warped mind of at least 2 people with shopping a.d.d. and the mind of one person who loves to tag along and will one day have a computer fast enough to keep up.

Kilolo Jenkins
Roselynn Darkstone
Suitelady DeCuir

This blog is a project that was birthed out of three sisters and friends wanting to do something together that we could all enjoy and share.

The contributors of Shop*gasm are consumers. We like to shop. Correction...we LOVE to shop. For the most part, we blog our purchases. Maybe not every single one, but definitely something we find noteworthy.

On the off chance we're given items for review, we're thankful. But like other blog sites, we can not guarantee that your item will be blogged, nor will we guarantee that our review of items are always going to be favorable. What we will guarantee is an open and honest blog for you to read, with just enough moxie and personality to make you either hate it or love it. LOL

Hopefully you'll find the blog just as fun and awesome as we have in creating it :)