Weekend reading


These graphs show the veto power of white men in politics.

Around the world, women are forced to justify their reasons for abortion.

4 damning findings from the investigation into the shooting of Tamir Rice.

Black Americans are killed at 12 times the rate of people in other developed countries.

How Section 8 became a “racial slur.”

Can we release violent criminals from prison without increasing crime? Yes.

Tim Wise on Rachel Dolezal and the creation of antiracist white identity.

What Rachel Dolezal doesn’t understand: being black is about more than how you look.

Ann Friedman asks, how do you know you’re a woman?



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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