Tag Archives: police violence

Like in the US, Black women in Brazil face racist state violence

Tweet On August 22nd, over 50,000 people hit the streets of Brazil to protest the killings of Black Brazilians as a result of the drug war. Similar to protests happening in Ferguson, the Second National March Against the Genocide of Black Peoples called out an epidemic of police violence that makes the US’s pale in comparison. Tweet
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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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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetYup, pretty much. The police violence we aren’t talking about. “Rape victims act like victims,” and 17 other false myths about sexual assault. The NFL updated its domestic violence policy. Some thoughts about what it means. Let’s get more statues of women in New York’s Central Park. Why Senator Gillibrand doesn’t need to name names. [...]
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Why don’t we hear about women victims of state violence?

TweetOver the last month, the media has blown up with the high-profile cases of racist violence at the hands of the police: the death of Eric Garner in a chokehold by the New York City Police Department, and the shooting death of Mike Brown at the hands of the police in Ferguson — not to [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetPhoto via. LAPD tried to cover up assault charges against police officers. Woman goes undercover to show how men react to street harassment. (Please help me figure out what to feel about that in the comments.) Paula Deen continues to be the worst boss ever. Samsung: Women are tech-incompetent housewives who only know how to [...]
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