There’s a wee bit of good news mixed with the bad this week, along with a couple of year-in-reviews of 2013’s top moments in feminism and misogyny. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
No, really. Why? I feel like these 90 degree days in September are worth some discussion. No, you say? Fine. On with the news!
How can we go around the world and saying that we’re the bastions and the light of freedom throughout the world, when we marginalize people within our own country and our own society? –from Baldemar Velasquez in an interview with Bill Moyers about the ongoing David vs. Goliath struggles to ensure fairness for American farm […]
So, my home state has not been getting very good press lately. Granted, it’s entirely deserved. The state’s infamous “Stand Your Ground” law is either a legitimate defense or a means to justify homicide, depending on your race. Two different juries composed of eligible citizens acquitted George Zimmerman of murdering Trayvon Martin near Orlando in […]
“Only in America can a dead black boy go on trial for his own murder.” – Syreeta McFadden
No, seriously, everything is the worst.
Sisters and brothers, cats and kittens, my loves, my loves, my loves. Welcome back!
Peaches and cream! Kittens and boos! Rejoice! For we are back for another summer drenched week of the news of the world!
Chillens and chillahs, pups and pupkins, welcome back to the mid-week news recap! Join us as we dive into the ether of the masses and attempt to swim amongst the rhetoric and the politics that make most people’s heads spin.
All the news that’s fit to be pissed about! Right here for your reading pleasure.
You know what happens when an unarmed kid gets shot and killed, and his killer is not even detained? Apparently, the media constructs a fairy tale to get people to hate the shooter and feel sorry for the dead kid. That media. Always constructing narratives.
Welcome back, muffins, kittens, poodles, and oh! Mittens! We are taking to the brimming ether to highlight the week’s events that are enough to send us running for the hills and screaming for mom. So let’s hold each other close and hide under these blankets, because when the news gets heavy, all you have to […]