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Injustice Ignited: Incarcerated Firefighters on the Frontlines

At least six incarcerated firefighters have died while on duty since 1983.

If Mama’s Free: Abolitionist Blues for Liberation

Black mamas are sitting in prison awaiting trial for being too free. Read more »

Prison Rape Is Not a Punch Line

How often have you heard someone chuckle about “dropping the soap”?  Read more »

No Safe Haven: When Natural Disasters Strike Behind Prison Walls

Freedom of movement should be a human right, and yet even in the face of terrifying hurricanes, tsunamis, or wildfires, evacuation of inmates is a decision left to the mercy of local and federal officials. Read more »

Set Yourself Free: How Generations of Black Women Have Fought Incarceration

Black women have historically fought constraint and oppression. Read more »

What Happens When Men’s Careers Are “Ruined” by Sexual Misconduct Allegations

As we now know, Aziz Ansari, like so many other predatory men in Hollywood, is doing just fine. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: #MeToo Founder’s Letter to Dr. Ford

“We witnessed you show up for duty not as a superhero, but as a fully human woman.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Charlottesville White Supremacists Face Federal Charges

The four men charged were “among the most violent individuals present in Charlottesville“ at the Unite the Right rally in 2017. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Bill Cosby Sentenced in Sexual Assault Case

The serial rapist received a sentence of three to ten years. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The Hypocrisy of Weight Watchers' Name Change

Weight Watchers’ rebranding is simply a repackaging of diet culture. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Strike

McDonald’s workers are going on strike over sexual harassment. Read more »

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