Some news stories that caught our eye this week:
A creepy customer demanded that his waitress ‘show more skin’ and the restaurant owner responded by raising money for a women’s rights organization in West Virginia with a potato-skin special. Delicious!
As you may remember, the domestic violence movement achieved a historic VAWA bill last year. Now the fruits of our labor are starting to show: The Pascua Yaqui Tribe is preparing to try non-Indians for domestic violence crimes committed on their reservation.
A historian just unearthed the story of one of the first Memorial Day events – a parade of 10,000 ex-slaves honoring Union soldiers who died in the Civil War.