For the mamas who don't get love on Mother's Day via Feministing: "“No one threw me a baby shower. No one said congratulations. My pregnancy was not celebrated. My child’s birth was seen as a failure....In spite of decades of work for girls’ and women’s health justice, a surprisingly narrow band of acceptance surrounds mothers. Jayme was too young, too single, and too poor to receive the embrace of her community."
Fantastic New Yorker article -- "The Saudi Marathon Man" If you read the article it's obvious this innocent bystander was targeted because of his race. The right-wing has done too good of a job framing all terrorism as being "muslim" to deflect attention from the FACT that most terrorism in the US originates from right-wing groups and individuals. The Southern Poverty Law Center tracks hate groups/terrorist activities and have the stats to prove it.
A Kickstarter Crusade To Get Men To Stop Telling Women To Smile A provocative public art project in Brooklyn and Philly to stop the harassment of women goes on Kickstarter to take it to other cities. Read more> Co.Design
Goodbye, Middle Class—Hello, Donald Trump? | The Nation | "A study finding a drop in the percentage of Americans in the middle class has political elites anxious. The image of the United States as a broadly prosperous middle-class nation is a core tenet of American exceptionalism: the certainty that we provide for our citizens better than other countries, where a sclerotic class system stifles mobility." Click to read and share the full article.