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Video shows CA police assault pregnant woman.

A remarkable piece on memories of slavery centered on Addy, the first black American girl doll.

Most Americans identify as pro-choice.

“The fact that a little more than 12 months of public discussion about rape is seen as too much is a reminder of how much work there is left to do.”

African American Studies professor at Northwestern criticizes students’ racist biography.

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie wants us to stop being likeable.

If Vin Diesel were your boyfriend.

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Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at Feministing.com. During her four years at the site, she wrote about gender violence, reproductive justice, and education equity and ran the site's book review column. She is now a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center and also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, ESPN, and NPR.

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Ohio Cop Murders Donna Dalton, Sex Worker, Mother, and Friend

Last Friday in Columbus Ohio, Donna Castleberry Dalton, a 23-year old woman and mother of two was shot and killed by an undercover police officer after he forced her into his car and attempted to arrest her during a “prostitution sting.”  

Dalton’s friends and family are challenging the official police narrative of events. CPD Officer Andrew Mitchell is claiming he shot Donna Dalton 8 times in self-defense after she stabbed him in the hand during the attempted arrest. But the fact Dalton was not handcuffed at the time of the murder suggests ...

Last Friday in Columbus Ohio, Donna Castleberry Dalton, a 23-year old woman and mother of two was shot and killed by an undercover police officer after he

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Incarcerated People are Going on a Nationwide Strike

Today, people in America’s prisons, jails, and detention centers will be going on strike.

Incarcerated people across 17 states will refuse to work and engage in hunger strikes and boycotts to demand “humane living conditions, access to rehabilitation, sentencing reform and the end of modern day slavery.” Their list of ten demands includes “an immediate end to the racial overcharging, over-sentencing, and parole denials of black and brown humans,” repeal of Clinton-era laws that limit rights to appeal, and reinstatement of “the voting rights of all confined citizens.”

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Today, people in America’s prisons, jails, and detention centers will be going on strike.

Incarcerated people across 17 states will refuse to work and engage in hunger ...