Tag Archives: Activism

Pussy Riot members released from prison: “Everything is just starting, so fasten your seat belt”

Tweet Pussy Riot’s Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina are under no illusions about the timing of Russian President Vladmir Putin’s amnesty bill that granted the duo early release today.  Tweet
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CodePink projects drone documentary onto DHS secretary candidate’s house

Tweet Jeh Johnson, the Obama administration’s pick to head the Department of Homeland Security, is a relatively obscure figure. While some on the left are fans because of his involvement in the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, anti-war activist group CodePink wants to bring attention to the fact that he created the legal justification [...]
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Demand justice for Renisha McBride

Tweet Over at The Nation, I wrote about the story of Renisha McBride, the 19-year-old Detroit native who, after getting into a car accident and going to the nearest house she could find seeking help, was shot in the face and killed in Dearborn Heights, MI. The homeowner and her killer have yet to be [...]
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Two thirds of US college students have been harassed on campus

Tweet That’s according to a survey of college students and school administrators commissioned by  the anti-street harassment group Hollaback! Here are some more facts from the study…  Tweet
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Women of color speak at #Solidarityisforwhitewomen activist event

TweetLast night I had the privilege and honor of joining fellow woman of color feminist writers and activists to discuss the #Solidarityisforwhitewomen hashtag. Tweet
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