Category Archives: Racial Issues

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and LGBTQ

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ I thought I saw all the Planned Parenthood sting footage. Turns out the tapes were edited. ♀ Even If You Haven’t Had an Abortion, You Owe Planned Parenthood ♀ Abortion foes find new ways to get details about patients, doctors ♀ Ben Carson employs Cylon logic against women ♀ Ohio Bill Would Ban Abortion Due to Down Syndrome Diagnosis ♀ Conservatives target bust of Planned Parenthood founder – I was surprised that conservatives could be this petty and mean-spirited. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Education and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Four States Have Now Defunded Planned Parenthood ♀ The Unauthorized History of the GOP’s 30-Year War on Planned Parenthood ♀ Anti-abortion goons target NC teacher who called them ‘misogynists’ outside a women’s health clinic ♀ Woman With Abortion In Past Is Stung By Man’s Accusation ♀ Wichita police investigating possible bomb threat at abortion clinic – Read the full article

The Issues of 2016: Hillary on Police Brutality

Hillary Clinton, in August, 2014, responding to the shooting death of Michael Brown: …Behind the dramatic, terrible pictures on television are deep challenges that will be with them and with us long after the cameras move on. This is what happens when the bonds of trust and respect that hold any community together fray. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Animals & the Environment, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Gun Violence

Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Oklahoma Court Blocks Medication Abortion Restriction ♀ Donald Trump Defends Planned Parenthood – Two points. First, the title should have been “Donald Trump Defends Planned Parenthood- Sort Of”, since he’s still a member of the forced birth crowd. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Good Cop/Bad Cop

Lead Story From the book Girls In Justice via Mother Jones ♀ These Photos Show What Life Is Like for Girls in Juvenile Detention In his latest collection of photographs, Girls in Justice, Richard Ross—who has spent the past eight years documenting incarcerated kids—explores the lives of young women in custody.  – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Animals & the Environment and Education

Lead Story ♀ Breaking: Clintons Got Millions from Swiss Bank Sec Clinton Shielded From IRS  Here’s the long and short of it. Shortly after she became Secretary of State, Clinton went to Switzerland at the request of her Swiss counterpart. The IRS had sued UBS demanding the identities of some 50,000 account holders. – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Racism and Women’s Health & Image

Lead Story ♀ The Best Candidate for Minorities and Women (Not Hillary, Not Now) Hillary’s high polling among African Americans and championing by women, including EMILY’s List, are often viewed as signs of her strong support from minorities and women (and many who are both).   – Read the full article

Friday Feminism – Abortion & Reproductive Rights, Good Cop/Bad Cop and Racism

Lead Story ♀ The women of New Horizons’ Pluto flyby Women make up 25 percent of the New Horizons flyby team. Science team leader Fran Bagenal said, “This isn’t remarkable – it’s just how it is.” Abortion & Reproductive Rights ♀ Who’s Behind the Planned Parenthood Sting Video? – Read the full article

#WeWillShootBack – The 2nd Amendment Applies To All Races

#WeWillShootBack is a movement for blacks looking to defend themselves from murdering racists. This story is sure to get RWNJs all “up in arms”. The thought of anyone who is not white actually using their 2nd Amendment right to bear arms to defend themselves is unthinkable. – Read the full article

Clinton Reacts to Charleston

Violence hit Charleston, South Carolina this week. “The passing of days has not dulled the pain or the shock of this crime.” Watch Hillary Clinton’s recent remarks regarding Charleston below. The politics on this issue have been poisoned, but we can’t give up… – Read the full article

Being Black In America

Racial profiling by police in the twin cities. – Read the full article

Georgia Principal Fired After Racist Remarks

A rare moment of justice in response to last week’s racist remarks by a Georgia Principal made during a graduation ceremony. AJC.com posted the statement released yesterday by the the board of directors of TNT Academy (my emphasis): “In light of recent events, the board of directors of TNT Academy has moved to dismiss Nancy Gordeuk as principal,” Anderson said in the email, which the state NAACP sent to The AJC. – Read the full article