British Soccer Fans Chant “We Are Racist” While Blocking Black Metro Passenger From Boarding

  • French prosecutors and British police are investigating an incident on Paris’ Metro in which British soccer fans blocked a Black passenger from boarding, chanting “We’re racist.” [The Guardian]
  • A brutal rape and murder is highlighting the contradictions in Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s policy and actual attitudes toward women. [The Daily Beast]
  • A new report shows that anger over injustice is more likely to radicalize young people than poverty or hunger. [VICE]
  • California Congressman Tony Cárdenas has issued an open letter regarding his disappointment in the Oscars’ lack of diversity. [Deadline]
  • Here’s a really thoughtful piece on trans* inclusion at women’s colleges, in light of the recent protests against stagings of The Vagina Monologues. [Flavorwire]
  • Fusion is hosting a young woman’s story about her positive experience with abortion. [Fusion]
  • Fantastic Tumblr alert: Survivor Love Letter showcases letters that survivors of sexual assault have written to their younger selves. [Tumblr]