justice

Victim of Racial Profiling At Barney’s Receives A $45,000 Settlement

When Trayon Christian used his debit card to lawfully purchase a $349 Ferragamo belt from a Barney’s in Manhattan on April 27, 2013, he was arrested seemingly under the guise of,…

Lauren Vinopal |

Cecil Supporters Shower Walter Palmer’s Home With Pig’s Feet

It’s hard not to feel simultaneous feelings of support and annoyed wonder at this particular act of vandalism.

Bronwyn Isaac |

My New Year’s Resolution: Choose Oultrage Over Outrage

I find it edifying to look up the definitions and etymology of words that represent abstractions. Today it’s “outrage.” It’s being talked about a lot, not least of all because…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Cleveland Browns Receiver Andrew Hawkins: “A Call For Justice Shouldn’t Warrant An Apology”

Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins wore a shirt bearing the words “Justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford” — two unarmed Black Cleveland residents who were shot and killed by…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

What Do You Do When The Things You Love Don’t Match Up With Your Politics?

I already knew, without acknowledging it, exactly, that Kurt Vonnegut and women were an awkward mix at best. Kurt Vonnegut didn’t write women well — he wrote women who weren’t…

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

Jailed Domestic Violence Victim Marissa Alexander Will Have A Bail Hearing Next Week

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was sentenced to 20 years in prison for merely firing a warning shot to defend herself against her abusive husband, will find out next…

Claire Hannum |

Feminist Germaine Greer Suggests Women “Name And Shame” Rapists Online

Feminist Germaine Greer has an unorthodox suggestion for how to deal with men who rape: Women should put their names online in a rapists’ registry. Speaking at a literary festival…

Jessica Wakeman |