Weekend reading

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Artist Shirin Barghi has been making drawings of #LastWords spoken by black male victims of state violence.

Anti-abortion advocates don’t care about black people.

5 reasons to be skeptical of the new “female Viagra.” 

Director Ava DuVernay shared personal memories while tweeting a review of Straight Outta Compton.

The White House hired its first openly transgender staff member.

Hillary Clinton is trying to get Spanish media to forget what she said last year.

Comedian Kate Berlant makes a feminist case for shoplifting.


Author: Rebecca Griffin

I am a passionate advocate for progressive causes with over a decade of experience organizing for social change. That organizing experience informs the way I look at the world and the challenges we face in working toward social justice. I started Of Means and Ends to write about social issues I care about and share my thoughts on how we organize in a smart, strategic way. Please visit and join the conversation.

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