Richard Collins

The Lynching of Richard Collins and Anti-POC Respectability Politics

Early Saturday morning, 23-year old Richard Collins III was stabbed to death while visiting the University of Maryland. He was murdered by 22-year old Sean Christopher Urbanski. Richard was black, Sean was a suburban-raised white supremacist, and this was a modern-day lynching.

Prison guards escort an inmate held in the Administrative Segregation unit to her appointment with the prison's OB/GYN.

Prison That Forces Inmates to Give Birth in Shackles Being Sued

Last week, a former inmate of Milwaukee County filed a lawsuit alleging that multiple pregnant people were forced to give birth in shackles while being held there. This comes on the heels of another lawsuit against the jail in December of 2016, when a newborn baby died shortly after birth. Feministing has covered this issue for years, yet little has changed – our justice system is still actively abusing inmates and claiming it’s for our protection.

Last week, a former inmate of Milwaukee County filed a lawsuit alleging that multiple pregnant people were forced to give birth in shackles while being held there. This comes on ...

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On the eve of a historic House vote to take away the ACA, UltraViolet is hosting a call to go over how bad Trump’s health care plan would be for women, and talk through their plan for action in the event of a win or loss tomorrow. You can register here

On the eve of a historic House vote to take away the ACA, UltraViolet is hosting a call to go over how bad Trump’s health care plan would be for women, and talk through their plan for action ...

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Record Numbers of Women & People of Color Running for Office in Los Angeles

In response to a special elections race in Los Angeles, women and people of color are running for political office in record numbers, signifying a potential precedent for diverse candidate pools ahead of 2018 elections.

In response to a special elections race in Los Angeles, women and people of color are running for political office in record numbers, signifying a potential precedent for diverse candidate pools ahead of 2018 elections.

Protest sign reading "Don't get raped," with "get" and "ed" crossed out to read "Don't rape."

From the White House to Motels, Rape Culture is Alive and Well

A teenager girl is suing a motel, known as the “local epicenter of human trafficking,” for being complacent in allowing over 1000 men to sexual assault her and many other victims of sex trafficking. This piece published in The Washington Post discusses the Roosevelt Inn, where the teenager girl was kept while the motel owners rented rooms to multiple men and profited off the abuse. 

A teenager girl is suing a motel, known as the “local epicenter of human trafficking,” for being complacent in allowing over 1000 men to sexual assault her and many other victims of sex trafficking. Read More

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