Charging teen with felony after science experiment mishap contributes to school-to-prison pipeline

I guess the folks in Florida are more than serious about making sure it’s precisely following the school-to-prison protocol. Kiera Wilmont, a 16-year-old student at Bartow High School in Florida, has charged with a felony and expelled from school after a science experiment she did resulted in an 8-ounce bottle cap to pop and produce […]

Shocker: Howard Kurtz doesn’t thoroughly read articles

No, I’m not really shocked; more like bemused… I’d fallen out of favor with Howard Kurtz years ago, so I wasn’t too surprised when I learned he actually didn’t do thorough research on Jason Collins’ announcement on Monday that he’s gay. But, I admit I was mortified and offended by Kurtz’s callous, heteorsexist, white male privileged […]

This guy proudly embraces rape culture and isn’t afraid to show it

Don’t we all just love these college-aged, usually white cis ultra-conservative males who feel the need to fully display their stupidity by declaring how edgy and anti-mainstream they are? Yeah, I don’t either. Anyway, some dude at the University of Arizona thought it would be cool to show up to an anti-rape rally earlier this […]

Racist Reporting in Boston Bombings

httpv://youtu.be/do7VK0y6X60 Renee at Womanist Musings has a great piece up about the blatantly racist reporting done by the mainstream media during their coverage of the Boston Marathon attacks. These biased speculations and analyses are the norm as most mainstream media outlets and their reporters are stacked with mostly cis, white heterosexual men who have no […]

Fired sergeant: Trayvon Martin targets were “no-shoot training aids”

httpv://youtu.be/oonckYOhhy4 Showing up to work with targets that resemble Trayvon Martin is not a smart decision. So, why did a police sergeant in Brevard County, Florida, do just that?! Sergeant Ron King is now out of a job due to his actions. Officials with Port Canaveral said a police sergeant has been fired after he […]