- Viola Davis gave a moving speech about her sister's experience with sexual assault. [Popsugar]
- Asked about her “biggest frustration with Hollywood,” Ava Duvernay pointed to the systemic discrimination against women in the film industry: “It gets into the DNA of how we treat each other, the policies we make, what we're able to say and do to each other.” [Indiewire]
- Yale is a hotspot in the national conversation about racism on college campuses. Students are calling for specific systemic changes to make the college more inclusive. [Jezebel]
- Earlier this year, Fay Wells’ neighbor reported that she was breaking into her own apartment. Nineteen police officers responded. [Washington Post]
- For decades, mosques have provided sanctuary for Muslims in the US. But now they’re under attack, too. [Good]
- Feministing is launching a new series about indigenous women on the forefront of climate change. Follow along at #BearingWitness. [Feministing]
- Women prisoners are advocating for the abolishment of shackles during pregnancy and even while giving birth. Even though it’s illegal in most states, shackling pregnant prisoners is still troublingly common. [Elle]
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