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Brazil’s police have killed more people in the past 5 years than US cops have killed in the past 30 – and 80% of their victims were black.

New app allows residents of Rio de Janeiro to report police violence in the city’s favelas.

A new Frontline piece asks: Is the U.S. failing children fleeing violence in Central America?

34.1 percent of Native women report being assaulted at some point in their life. This new book helps Native girls cope after sexual assault.

Wesleyan student shoots a dominatrix photo project at the frat where she was raped.

Today’s Google doodle is Clara Rockmore, the first virtuoso ever on the Theremin, an electronic instrument you might recognize as the creepy sound in old timey horror and sci-fi films. She was an early electronic music pioneer, but – as per usual, being a woman – rarely gets the credit she is due.

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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 ...

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Everyone Deserves to Live: A Feminist Conversation about Gun Violence

This piece was coauthored by Mahroh Jahangiri and Jess Fournier

In the wake of another horrific school shooting in Texas, I am feeling many things, and I imagine that you reading this are too. Sadness, at the loss of ten children the same age as my sister, who will never get to grow up. Rage, at our morally bankrupt politicians and their latest spineless suggestions (less doors in schools, anyone?that mention anything and everything but guns.  

Disappointment, at the fact that this has happened again, despite the badass young people who restarted a national ...

This piece was coauthored by Mahroh Jahangiri and Jess Fournier

In the wake of another horrific school shooting in Texas, I am feeling many things, and I imagine that you reading this are too. Sadness, at ...