President Obama Is Concerned About Violence In Ferguson After The Grand Jury Makes Its Decision

  • President Obama is concerned about violence in Ferguson in the coming days and has provided support for local law enforcement. Weren’t they the ones shooting? [Politico]
  • Women matter more than fetuses do. Or we should, anyway. [New Republic]
  • Angela Blackwell talks about why we still can’t have a good conversation about race. [Salon]
  • Read this convincing argument for “douchebag” as the white racial slur the world has needed. [Medium]
  • The star of “Fresh Off the Boat,” a half-hour sitcom based on the memoir by “restauranteur-raconteur Eddie Huang,” welcomes nervousness and criticism about the show. [Colorlines]
  • Princess Kaguya is a feminist fairy tale from Studio Ghibli. [Polygon]
  • Punk is just as white and male as every other “alternative” scene, no matter how inclusive it has aimed to be. [Guardian]
  • Is Kim Kardashian’s ass rebuffing sexist beauty standards or creating them? [The Atlantic]