Tag Archives: violence

Quick Hit: “Law & Order: Indian Country”

Tweet  Image Credit Earlier this week, the Tribal Law and Order Commission released a report documenting the effects of the Tribal Law and Order Act, and setting forth recommendations on how to decrease violence in tribal areas of the U.S. Tweet
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Hard truths and no more lies: talking to boys about violence

Tweet This past weekend, I found out what a “THOT” is. I was invited to speak at Union Baptist Church in Trenton, N.J., for a conference they held to address black youth and violence. Trenton is a city no larger than eight square miles, with a population of around 80,000, and has had more than [...]
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Instead of freedom, Marissa Alexander gets new trial date

TweetMarissa Alexander, the black Florida mother who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for firing a warning shot against her abusive husband, will get a new trial this spring. But her supporters were calling for the charges to be dropped altogether. As we’ve previously covered, Alexander had a restraining order against her husband when [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Zerlina talks with MHP about institutional betrayal. Ariel Castro isn’t such an aberration. And his testimony says much about us. The Texas Legislature’s dirty little secret. “Asian Girlz” sparks rightful criticism. How to whitewash a plague. To #twittersilence or not to #twittersilence, that is the question. Cosmo so generously advises women how not to [...]
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Read this interview on the murder of Dora Özer

TweetOn Friday, sex workers in 36 cities protested violence and fatal stigma, demanding full, international decriminalization of their trade. The demonstrations were directly inspired by the recent murders of Dora Özer and Petite Jasmine, sex workers in Turkey and Sweden, respectively. The two deaths were recognized both as tragedies in their own right and reminders [...]
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