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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Eric Garner’s widow, Esaw Garner, speaks out.


The predictable stages of what happens whenever there’s injustice against black people. 

Why progressives have ignored racist police violence.

10 ways to be like MLK.

Jon Stewart on the Eric Garner decision: “I honestly don’t know what to say.”

Workers in 150 cities are striking for higher wages as part of the Fight for 15 today. In Minneapolis, they joined forces with an Eric Garner protest to shut down a major highway.

Meanwhile, a white Phoenix police officer shot and killed an unarmed black man, and a Texas grand jury cleared two white cops caught on camera beating a black woman in jail.

An awesome woman went off on anti-choice protestors outside a clinic in London.

Three more women have come forward to accuse Bill Cosby of rape.

For the first time, a woman soccer player is in the running for the FIFA award given to the scorer of the year’s best goal.

As this Google map illustrates, student activism is on the rise.

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Maya Dusenbery is executive director in charge of editorial at Feministing. She is the author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm: The Truth About How Bad Medicine and Lazy Science Leave Women Dismissed, Misdiagnosed, and Sick (HarperOne, March 2018). She has been a fellow at Mother Jones magazine and a columnist at Pacific Standard magazine. Her work has appeared in publications like,, Bitch Magazine, as well as the anthology The Feminist Utopia Project. Before become a full-time journalist, she worked at the National Institute for Reproductive Health. A Minnesota native, she received her B.A. from Carleton College in 2008. After living in Brooklyn, Oakland, and Atlanta, she is currently based in the Twin Cities.

Maya Dusenbery is an executive director of Feministing and author of the forthcoming book Doing Harm on sexism in medicine.

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