This week Maggie and Harmony read two stories from Points of Departure by Pat Murphy, “His Vegetable Wife” and “Women in the Trees.” They explore societal lenses of femininity and depictions of domestic abuse survivors.
What we’re reading:
Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
If you need help
Domestic Violence and Covid-19
Justice for Breonna Taylor
Prevent Trump from appointing a conservative Supreme Court Justice
My name is……. I am calling because there is now a vacancy on the Supreme Court due to the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. McConnell set the precedent. Now the Senate should follow it. No vote on a Supreme Court nominee just before or after an election until the President is seated on January 20, 2021.
Susan Collins. Maine 202-224-2523
Joni Ernst 202-224-3254
Iowa Thom Tillis 202-224-6342
North Carolina Cory Gardner Colorado 202-224-5941
Steve Daines Montana 202-224-2651
Martha McSally Arizona 202-224-2235
Kelly Loeffler Georgia 202-224-3643
David Perdue Georgia 202-224-3521
MITT ROMNEY…THE MOST IMPORTANT ONE TO CALL 202-224-5251
Utah Lindsey Graham (who is chair of senate judiciary cmte) 202-224-5972 South Carolina
Lisa Murkowsi 202-224-6665 Alaska
Are you feeling overwhelmed about racial inequality in the U.S.? We are too! Here’s some resources we’ve found useful. If you have any additional resources you’d like to share feel free to email us at Rebelgirlsbookclub@gmail.com.
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