On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

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Here’s the news on our radar today: 

• In the wake of Michael Brown’s killing, and how the media is talking about the incident, an essay on why “Black Kids Don’t Have to Be College-Bound for Their Deaths to Be Tragic.” [The Root]

• It’s impossible to read about the women of the men’s right movement without shaking your head at the screen. [Salon]

• While awaiting the verdict to repeal the 2013 Texas law that will close half of the state’s abortion clinics, an audio recording has surfaced instructing anti-abortion clinic protesters to track clinic doctors and patients by their license plates. [RH Reality Check]

• A look into how low-wage workers of the South are coming together and organizing at “Solidarity City. [Colorlines]

• And comedian Marc Maron’s tribute to Robin Williams. [Spin]

Did I miss anything? Add what you’re reading in the comments below.

by Amy Lam
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Amy Lam was a contributing editor and co-host of Backtalk at Bitch Media. Find her at byamylam.com & Twitter / Instagram.

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4 Comments Have Been Posted

thanks for re-posting The

thanks for re-posting The Root essay on Mike Brown's killing. it made me cry.

Glad you felt it was a

Glad you felt it was a helpful read, definitely something to think about as we continue to watch the handling of his killing unfold.

The place of female hockey fans

Harrison Mooney has been doing some pieces related to sexism and racism in hockey. He is getting some heat for showing support for items like banning playing "The Stripper" when an woman plays shoot the puck during the intermission, having less sexualized clothing for female members of the ice crews, etc. Please show him (and other awesome hockey fans) some support.

Thanks for the tip! We'll

Thanks for the tip! We'll check out these Mooney stories.

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