Everything you need to know about this weekend’s protest: “On June 30, nationwide protests and marches will take place in support of Families Belong Together, the organization resisting the Trump administration’s zero-tolerance policy crackdown at the border.” (Vogue)
What my 6-year-old son and I endured in family detention: “Children went to bed hungry. And we could get water between meals only by asking the officers. Sometimes they wouldn’t bring any. The water we did have made us sick.” (The New York Times)
The coming battle to overturn Roe vs. Wade: “Overturning Roe v. Wade is not a straightforward political maneuver achieved in a few easy steps. But now that Kennedy has stepped aside, pro-life advocates see an opportunity to tilt the Court toward their cause—and they have a clear strategy for making it happen.” (The Atlantic)
Capitol police arrest more than 600 women chanting ‘Abolish ICE’: “‘This is what democracy looks like,’ one woman in attendance tweeted with the demonstration’s hashtag, #WomenDisobey, which many protesters used.” (The Cut)
Mixed Emotions: Kay Brown on Finding Her Place as a Multi-Racial Millennial
“I think I would be considered somewhat of a white passing standard, but it diminishes the fact that I am still half black”
Single Women & Their Spaces: Freelance Creative Vanessa Labi's Northern California Home
"There’s such a joy and peace to having your own space. It’s really special when fostering creative pursuits, and I think that’s why I’ve hung onto it."
Raising Kids Who Are Actively Anti-Racist: Tabitha St. Bernard-Jacobs and Adam St. Bernard Jacobs Are Teaching Us How
"We’re both intentional about centering our parenting around justice and creativity and are also big believers in always being a work in progress."
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the intersectional remix of Latinx roots and socialist politics: “Her life story and political actions have a flexible, intersectional quality that is taking shape before our eyes, helping to create a new force in American politics.” (The Washington Post)
Do you vote yea or nay on separating art from the artist?: “It has me trying to identify the personal allowances I’ve made for crappy men, and how I want to respond differently moving forward.” (Design Mom)
The glamorous grandmas of Instagram: “‘I flaunt it,’ she said. ‘I’m not 20. I don’t want to be 20, but I’m really freaking cool. That’s what I think about when I’m posting a photo.’” (The New York Times)