Weekend reading


Police are celebrating breast cancer awareness month with some astonishingly tone-deaf results.

Martha Plimpton on GOP hypocrisy around gun rights and abortion.

Neighbors get involved in racial profiling via Nextdoor.com.

New billboards bring messages to empower and inspire Black community.

Tennessee county asks God to spare it from his wrath over gay marriage.

12-year-old black boy suspended for staring at a white classmate.

5 questions about the bombing of a hospital in Kunduz.

The New York Times shows how the perpetrators of recent mass shootings got their guns.

The Second Amendment is a gun control amendment.

John Oliver asks why we only talk about mental health after mass shootings.



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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