Here are a few things from around the web that may interest you:
Have you been following the story of Cyntoia Brown, who at 16 was the victim of sex trafficking and killed a man who picked her up? She was tried as an adult and sentenced to spend her life in prison. The Tennessee Supreme Court recently affirmed that she can be released after completing 51 years in prison, and most reasonable and compassionate people are rightfully fucking pissed (especially considering that men like Brock Turner who was convicted of rape got a measly three months in jail because more time than that “would ruin is life.” Talk about white male privilege! Here’s an article about why Cyntoia Brown deserves clemency.
Daughter of ‘Baby, It’s Cold Outside’ composer defends song amid controversy. We discussed the song bit this week in this thread.
Thank you to those who submitted links for me to include. If you see something around the web you think DW readers would appreciate, please send me a link to [email protected] and, if it’s a fit, I’ll include it in Friday’s round-up. Thanks!