Black Employment Rates Were Hit Worse Than White Employment Rates During The Recession

  • The recession widened the employment gap between Blacks and Whites. [The Atlantic]
  • If the NYPD is willing to disrespect their boss in public, what do they do when no one’s looking? [The Grio]
  • Ezell Ford’s autopsy found that the unarmed Black man was shot in the back by the LAPD. [The Root]
  • Egypt’s military government is persecuting gay Egyptians. [The Daily Beast]
  • Is #FreeTheNipple for all nipples, or just conventionally attractive nipples? [Daily Dot]
  • A Chinese breast milk prostitution ring bust led to 15 arrests this week. [Jezebel]
  • Read Amanda Marcotte’s response to an MIT professor who blogged about how oppressive it is for men to have to learn how to talk to women (and also ignored the real existence of female social anxiety). [RawStory]
  • Here are the best art essays of the year, including essays on art and gentrification in San Francisco, White patronization of Black art, and gender and the Whitney Biennial. [ArtNet]