Tag Archives: violence

When black women die from street harassment

TweetWho cries when black women die? I’m not asking that as some type of rhetorical, poetic question, meant to move you toward ferocious finger snaps. I want to know. Who cries when black women die? Further, who cries when black women are killed? Mary Spears was killed. The man who killed her did so because [...]
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Are we listening to Syrian women?

Tweet In the ongoing crisis in Syria, we’ve rarely heard from mainstream media sources about how Syrian women have been experiencing this violence, and the ways that gender-based violence is impacting their lives in this time of crisis. Tweet
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Women being deported back to life-threatening conditions in Latin America are fighting back

Tweet For months now, we have been hearing about the “immigrant crisis” that is causing thousands of women and children to flee the violence that is wracking parts of Central America (and that is rooted in U.S. interventions in Latin America). This crisis has increased human rights violations in the detention system and given the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBurn the pink jerseys: The NFL’s violence against women problem. On our way to Gilead. On the anti-contraception nurse who sued a family health clinic for refusing to hire her. Get ready for Backlash Book Club! In shift, NYC is quickly settling big civil rights suits. How to shave half your head. Tweet
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The T.I. and Floyd Mayweather fight for patriarchy at Fatburger

TweetT.I. got into a fight. There’s absolutely nothing surprising about that as a news item. T.I. got into a fight with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. Now, my interest is piqued. T.I. got into a fight with boxing champion Floyd Mayweather, Jr. supposedly because Tiny, T.I.’s wife, posted pictures to Instagram after attending Mayweather’s most [...]
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