Tag Archives: Ferguson

GoFundMe bans abortion-related campaigns, is fine with supporting murderers

TweetGoFundMe, the crowd-funding site that fundraised for Mike Brown’s murderer, has updated its guidelines to prohibit abortion-related campaigns, filed under GoFundMe’s headline “Termination of Life.” This latest move seems to be in response to the widely-publicized efforts of an Illinois woman identified as “Bailey” to raise money for her abortion. Bailey had raised $1,000 of her $2,500 [...]
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The Militarized Mind: How a Narrative Becomes a Weapon

Tweet The militarization of the police strikes one with the immediacy of tear gas or the blunt trauma of a baton. It is, more than most things, painfully obvious. As the spell bound after 9/11 has finally unravelled in the wake of some truly indefensible crimes on the part of American police, we at least find the [...]
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“It’s OK to sit one out.”

TweetLike many people I know, I’ve been consumed with the news coming out of Ferguson, MO over the past few weeks. It’s hard to look away when a Black child is killed in the streets and all signs point to the police officer responsible for his death getting away with it. Add to that a [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetTeaching about Ferguson. Chloe asks: Where are Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s women guests? College guys are worried caring about rape will ruin their sex lives. Backlash Book Club on the GOP. Want to join the Know Your IX team?   Tweet
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Lauryn Hill dedicates version of her song “Black Rage” to Ferguson

Tweet Lauryn Hill has released a old sketch of her song “Black Rage” in honor of the people of Ferguson. Recorded in her living room, the song is set to the tune of “My Favorite Things.” Check out the lyrics after the jump.  Tweet
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