Weekend reading

Oakland-based author Monique Morris’s new book Black Stats exposes racism and punctures myths about black America.

Alyssa Rosenberg explores how hip-hop is on trial in the Michael Dunn case and beyond.

For Kids in the Hall fans and watchers of the LGBT rights struggle in Russia, Buddy Cole covers the Olympics in Sochi.

Questioning gendered media portrayals of drunkenness.

Ten dangerous anti-abortion bills that are gaining traction this year.

The “ban the box” campaign is picking up steam and giving former prisoners a chance to rebuild their lives.


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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