On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our radar today:

• While it’s no surprise, it’s still infuriating to read about racist treatment of Black Ferguson residents at the hands of their police department, as uncovered by a Department of Justice report. [Newsweek] 

• Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg questions the foundation for the lawsuit that’s aiming to take down the Affordable Care Act. [Mother Jones]

• Indian officials have blocked the release of new documentary India’s Daughter, which is about the 2012 gang rape and killing of a student onboard a bus in New Delhi. [NPR]

• “Does your oppression look good on me?” questions self-assigned lessons in empathy and the obliviousness of privilege. [Salon]

• Today’s story about little-known history: “Before Venus and Serena, There Were the Peters Sisters.” [The Root]

What did I miss? Add what you’re reading to the comments.

by Amy Lam
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Amy Lam is Bitch Media’s contributing editor. Find her at @amyadoyzie.

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