Weekend reading

John Lewis at Comic-Con 7-14-15

Member of Congress and civil rights hero John Lewis recreated the Selma march (including his original outfit) at Comic Con.

What some pregnancy centers are really saying to women with unplanned pregnancies.

Nate Silver says being black in the US is about as perilous as living in Myanmar.

23% of black voters can’t legally vote in Florida.

A former state executioner talks about the emotional toll of killing 62 people.

Can we just, like, get over the way women talk?

The 5 most absurd arguments made against women’s choice at the Right to Life Convention.

Police shot and killed people on all but 12 days of the year so far.

Rebecca Cohen draws comics that show why we still need feminism.


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.

2 thoughts on “Weekend reading”

  1. Thanks for the pointer to look at Rebecca Cohen’s other work — I’d already seen the Bree Newsome-as-Wonder Woman, obviously 🙂 but wasn’t familiar with her other work. [You might wanna check that link though? Right now goes to the police killing piece.]

    Thanks again for the weekend recs!


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