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8 things you can do NOW for this domestic violence survivor in jail for shooting a wall to scare off her abuser

TweetIf there is any good that can come out of the tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s death and the miscarriage of justice in George Zimmerman’s acquittal, it’s the raised awareness about other injustices.  On Friday, speaking at the National Urban League convention in Philadelphia Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, said: “My message to you is: Please use [...]
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bell hooks on Trayvon Martin (for realz) & forgiving George Zimmerman

TweetAfter the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager, the following words of the feminist, intellectual, activist, teacher bell hooks spread like wild fire across social media. The growing number of gated communities in our nation is but one example of the obsession with safety…. The person who is really the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet The best Royal Baby newspaper front page. Katie on why the Royal Baby should have been a girl. What you need to know about military sexual trauma. SURJ has released a Justice for Trayvon Martin activist toolkit for white people. Dreamers take a huge risk to return home. “Why I support the #BringThemHome campaign.” [...]
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Don’t miss Mychal Denzel Smith talking race relations on CSPAN

Tweet Among the long list of things racism has completely ruined, I’ll admit that using the word “articulate” as a compliment for black men ranks pretty low in significance. Still, this clip featuring Feministing’s own Mychal Denzel Smith talking race relations on CSPAN alongside Armstrong Williams and host Steve Scully makes me regret the word’s popularity among a [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Here’s the full transcript of Obama’s Friday remarks on Trayvon Martin. Martin’s parents released a statement in response to the President’s speech. Putting casual racism on trial. The Crunk Feminist Collective: “Processing our anger for Trayvon Martin the Black feminist way.” Challenging racism in POC communities. “As someone who could be George Zimmerman, I [...]
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