Tag Archives: social justice

The Feministing Five: Julia Neubauer

TweetJulia Neubauer is the co-founder and CFO of the Ashraya Initiative for Children, an orphanage in Pune, India. Neubauer, who is originally from a small town in Austria, went to high school in India, where she was struck by how many small children she saw begging on the street, some of them orphans, but many [...]
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BREAKING: Oscar Grant’s killer, Johannes Mehserle, Gets Two Years in Prison

Tweet The San Jose Mercury News reports that Johannes Mehserle, the cop that killed Oscar Grant, has just received his sentence: Two years in prison, 146 days served. Colorlines has more. Tweet
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Access to safe and clean water is a fundamental human right

Tweet Today is Change.org’s Blog Action Day. They’ve picked the theme of Water for folks around the world to blog about and bring attention to the importance of access to clean and safe water as a human rights issue. Access to clean and safe water is something that we often take for granted living in [...]
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Today in Feminist History: Women’s Equality Day

Tweet Women’s Equality Day was introduced on August 26th, 1971 by Bella Abzug. And 90 years ago today, the 19th amendment was ratified and women were given the right to vote — but not all women. Black women weren’t given full voting rights until the Voting Rights Act was signed by President Lyndon Johnson on [...]
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Not Oprah’s Book Club: Share This!

TweetI recently had the pleasure of reading internet extraordinaire Deanna Zandt‘s newly released book, Share This: How You Will Change the World with Social Networking. You may have read her Feministing interview recently, but I thought I’d give you a bit of a better idea of what Share This offers its readers, and why you [...]
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