76 Percent Of Ferguson Residents Are At The Mercy Of A Racist Police Force

  • The most shocking finding from the DOJ report on Ferguson is that more than 75 percent of Ferguson residents have standing arrest warrants, that there are 1.5 warrants for every citizen of Ferguson, that most of these warrants are for minor offenses, and that, therefore, the police using “discretion” means that at any time, almost any Ferguson resident could be arrested by a demonstrably racist police force. [Huffington Post]
  • More and more dads around the world are guaranteed paternity leave, while America still can’t agree to mandate parental leave at all. [NPR]
  • Here’s an updated list of ways Facebook can censor you. [TIME]
  • Check out this guide to feminist cybersecurity and protect yourself. [Safe Hub Collective]
  • Here’s one author’s story about how leaning in at her nanny job got her fired, and why “lean in” doesn’t work for creative and service labor. [The Billfold]
  • Read Sara Xerta’s excellent and nuanced op-ed about what being persistent – or “pushy” – as a feminist can and should look like. [VIDA Web]


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