Last night, thousands of people protested the failure to indict the police officer who killed Eric Garner. Photo by David Bledsoe.
One hundred and twenty-two years ago, Ida B. Wells, an African American journalist who reported on the horrors carried out by white lynch mobs against Southern blacks, penned a oft-pronounced slogan that still rings true today: “This is a white man's country and the white man must rule.”
• After a New York grand announced yesterday that they would not indict the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner with a chokehold, protesters in the city and across the country took to the streeets and chanted his last words, "I can't breathe." [New York Times]
There's no denying that Palestinian-born Merna has pipes of gold. The dynamic singer-songwriter, who first made a name for herself collaborating with Jazzy Jeff, recently shed her long-time stage moniker Ayah. Her first album under her given name, The Calling, just came out in November.
Oh Joy Sex Toy is a weekly comics series that graphically explores sex and sexuality. In this installment, artist Erika Moen rounds up her favorite products from her entire year of testing out sexy stuff.
This month, we’re putting together a series of feminist gift guides. They're a way to highlight fun stuff we love and creators we're excited to support. I'm kicking it off with a gift guide for science nerds—the STEM-fan in your life could use some love, after all.