Missouri Has Been Declared A State Of Emergency Prior To Darren Wilson’s Grand Jury Decision

  • Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri while awaiting the Ferguson grand jury decision about Officer Darren Wilson, who shot and killed teenager Michael Brown. [Raw Story]
  • Anonymous is doxxing Ku Klux Klan members who have been threatening violence in Ferguson, Missouri. [Daily Dot]
  • Leslie Feinberg, legendary trans* activist, pioneering trans* historian, and communist, has died of medical complications. [Flavorwire]
  • There are almost 36 million people in slavery today. [Business Insider]
  • Native American women are still having problems getting Plan B over the counter. [Bitch]
  • Read about the blowback over the Serial podcast’s race politics. [Buzzfeed]
  • Anti-abortion protesters are less interested in the lives of unborn children and more interested in making sure women know that their “place” is motherhood, and motherhood only. [Salon]