On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup
Here's all the news on our feminist radar today.
• Yesterday, countries pledged $12 billion to fight AIDS, Malaria, and Tuberculosis. [New York Times]
• Three young black men in Rochester were arrested for standing on the sidewalk and "refusing to disperse" while waiting for the school bus. When their black male basketball coach tried to intervene and say he was supervising them, the police threatened to arrest him as well. [Rochester Home Page]
• Meanwhile, three white male college students filed a racial discrimination complaint against their professor for teaching about structural racism. Seriously? [Salon]
• Fast food strikes are scheduled in over 100 cities tomorrow to advocate for higher wages. [Think Progress]
• Motherhood is now a greater predictor of income inequality than gender, so if feminism isn't for mothers, than who is it for? [Huffington Post]
• Lionsgate is in early talks to make a movie about Hillary Clinton. [The Mary Sue]
• Walmart started selling a rip-off of the famous street artist Bansky's anti-capitalism print, but after backlash they have taken it off the website. [Slate]
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