On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup

Here's what I'm reading today—what's the feminist news on your radar?

• Today in shady government spying: New revelations about the extent of the New York Police Department's program that spied on Muslims and the Justice Department may be spying on reporters more often than we think. [Colorlines, Mother Jones]

• Women, Action, and the Media is launching a campaign to get Facebook to stop running ads next to content that promotes violence against women. [RH Reality Check] 

• Here's a new video about the 10 Commandments of New York's Stop and Frisk program. [This Week in Black]  

• The race crisis in media: People of color make up only about 20 percent of staff at TV stations and were more likely than white employees to lose their jobs in newsrooms during the recession. What can we do? [The Nation] 

• Arkansas's legislature overrode the governor's veto to pass restrictive anti-abortion laws. [Shakesville] 

• Why do parents read more to their daughters than their sons? [The Atlantic] 

• The story of an 18-year-old Florida girl being prosecuted for dating a 15-year-old girl has gone viral and is making people rethink statutory rape laws. [Change.org] 

• Go see a real ghetto! A tour company offering $45 tours of the Bronx as a real live "ghetto" has come under fire and changed its focus, slightly. [New York Times] 


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12 y/o Ta'Kaiya Blaney spoke about indigenous rights at UN

You can see her articulate the impact of a proposed treaty on her own generation and future generations: