Egyptian President Mubarak has announced officially that he will step down after this term has concluded. Activists are still pushing for his immediate resignation. For continued updates check out the BBC.
For more on women in the Egyptian revolution, check out this post at Canonball. For a great background on the Egyptian situation and the revolution, check out this post by Egyptian-Canadian scholar Sarah Ghabrial.
A portion of the charges have been dropped against Kelly Williams-Bolar, the single mother who used her father’s address to send her children to a better school. Charges of tampering with records are still pending, and this case remains at the center of a debate around public education and race/class divides.
NPR has this story about HPV and Cervical Cancer rates in the Latina community, which are some of the highest.