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November 2013



What I’m Reading – November 7, 2013

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How to spend a windy fall evening? Check out these links for some reading material:

– It’s nice to help people, but maybe do a little research first? Secret Identity Blown After Plea on Facebook (h/t @DrJaneChi)

– Sometimes, there’s good news around reproductive rights: Supreme Court Dismisses Major Attack On Abortion Rights (via @ThinkProgress)

– Sad history of racism in my home town: Racism shadows property covenants

– Yup, the name is still racist: Open Letter to Redskins Owner Dan Snyder: Dear Dan, You Can’t Say You Weren’t Warned (via @edgeofsports)

– Didn’t mean for this to be all racism, all the time, but there’s so much out there: Actor Brandon T. Jackson: ‘Flight attendant called me the n-word and Obama’s son’ (h/t @AngryBlackLady)

– And more racism – can you guess the race of the woman shot in the head for seeking help after a car accident? Woman shot to death after seeking help after car accident, family demands answers (via most everyone on the internet who cares)

– A personal reflection on killing of Renisha McBride: [BEAUTIFUL STRUGGLER] Stay Black, Die

– Yup. This could be HUGE. Backers of SeaTac’s $15 wage floor eye Seattle

– This Miami Dolphins story is absurd. Harassment on the job isn’t “hazing”, it’s unprofessional and ridiculous: The Miami Dolphins Showcase Bully Solidarity (via @EdgeOfSports)

– So, so true. White women, we’re failing dramatically in this area, and have Black women to thank for the VA governorship victory: ‘Women Voters’ Aren’t Monolithic: Terry McAuliffe Can Thank Black Women For His Win (via @LaurenARankin)

– What the hell? Dad Calls Cops on Son to Teach Him a Lesson, Cops Shoot Son Dead


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