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Breaking: Nan-Hui Jo released from immigration detention

Nan-Hui Jo, the undocumented survivor of domestic violence who was convicted of child abduction for fleeing abuse with her child and was detained in ICE custody facing deportation, has been released on ...

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New York moves to raise minimum wage for fast food workers to $15 an hour

Three years after the first fast food worker strike took place in New York City — inspiring a movement that has since expanded to include other low-wage industries and spread across the country — it looks like their demand for $15 an hour will be met

Three years after the first fast food worker strike took place in New York City — inspiring a movement that has since expanded to include other low-wage industries ...

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Ending rape on college campuses requires talking about it long before

These days everyone is talking about how colleges and universities can cut down on rape on their campuses. But likely the single most important way to end violence on campus is to start talking about it long before — in middle and high school.

These days everyone is talking about how colleges and universities can cut down on rape on their campuses. But likely the single most important way to end violence on campus is to start talking about it long ...

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“The politicians howling to defund Planned Parenthood care nothing about the truth here, being perfectly willing to undermine women’s reproductive rights any way they can.”

Nicki Minaj tweets about being snubbed by the VMAs; Taylor Swift totally misses the point. 

“The politicians howling to defund Planned Parenthood care nothing about the truth here, being perfectly willing to undermine women’s reproductive rights any way they can.”

Nicki Minaj tweets about being snubbed by the VMAs; Taylor ...

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Feministing Jamz video of the week: Destiny Frasqueri’s “Soul Train”

Formerly known as Princess Nokia, Destiny Frasqueri has left behind the futuristic sounds we’ve known her for until now for a new name and a new direction and girl, we are feeling it! 

Formerly known as Princess Nokia, Destiny Frasqueri has left behind the futuristic sounds we’ve known her for until now for a new name and a new direction and girl, we are feeling it! 

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“I will light you up!” Video shows traffic stop that led to Sandra Bland’s death

Waller County, Tex., officials released video yesterday from a dashboard camera showing Sandra’s Bland’s arrest in a traffic stop. She was found dead in a jail cell three days later. 

Waller County, Tex., officials released video yesterday from a dashboard camera showing Sandra’s Bland’s arrest in a traffic stop. She was found dead in a jail cell three days later. 

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