Weekend reading


A new ad campaign in Scotland focuses on teaching men not to rape.

A Twitter user kicks off a conversation that dispels myths about the way women dress contributing to sexual assault.

On the heels of the wildly successful Between Two Ferns video with President Obama, Mother Jones looks at Funny or Die’s commitment to spreading political messages through satire.

How black thought leaders are left out of conversations about public intellectuals.

Eight black female inventors you might not know.

The Florida prosecutor who bungled George Zimmerman’s prosecution leads the state in death sentences against black men. She’s also trying to put Marissa Alexander behind bars for 60 years. Several organizations are mobilizing to tell Gov. Rick Scott to get rid of her as state attorney.

An abortion doctor and former colleague of George Tiller’s wins a victory in her fight against a conservative medical board in Kansas.


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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