I'd forgotten how much I love this series. Also, werewolves start on page 394.
Marissa Alexander: In Her Own Words So very powerful.
"To all the women who silently made history"
Well, damn, there it is Absolutely shameful
Remembering International Working Women's Day
Pictures from the March from Selma
19-year-old unarmed teen, Tony Robinson, was shot and killed by police in Madison, Wisconsin last Friday night. According to several news sources, Madison Police Chief Koval said they received calls looking for a man who had committed battery and was jumping in and out of traffic One of the police officers, Matthew Kenny, spotted Tony and then proceeded to follow him into his apartment and forced his way in after claiming to “hear a disturbance inside”. the unarmed teen then “got into an altercation” with the Officer who then shot him 5 times in the chest, and dragged him out to the street while he bled out. He was later rushed to the hospital where he later died.
File under badass people I would have liked to learn about
God bless Jessica Williams
Yup, because rape culture isn't a thing at all
The victim was able to escape the male classmates after fifteen minutes of torture, running into a fifth grade classroom and alerting a teacher of what had happened. The principle of the elementary school said he had a “man to man” talk with the boys and their parents, giving them two days of suspension. He neglected calling the local authorities claiming “it did not seem like a police matter, just simple rough housing gone a little too far”.
This week in Things We Should Have Been Taught in School
Heartbreaking For taking a picture of snow?
TW: This 21-year-old woman faces decades in prison for trying to escape her abuser
“If there’s a court order protecting a woman, at the very least the woman who is the beneficiary of that order shouldn’t have to retreat,” Gerety said. “Fifty percent of these orders are disobeyed. The woman should not have any duty to retreat from the person who is told not to assault, harass and threaten her. It’s as if that order didn’t even exist.”
FEELS Not all cats are assholes