Morning Links – 9/24/2015.

Educator Clint Smith—who teaches creative writing and literature to men in prison—argues that while reinstating Federal Pell Grants for prisoners is an important first step, it is only the first step to lowering crime, preventing recidivism, and helping to end the prison-industrial complex.

Stonewall is a terrible movie, and its director Rolland Emmerich is terribly out-of-touch.

David Cameron’s #PigGate scandal is completely in keeping with what the British public expects of its super-posh elite.

Want to achieve debt-free college in the US? The key, says Sean McElwee, is to ensure wide-spread voter registration of low-income and minority voters.

Might we get another Blade movie now that Marvel has reacquired the rights to the character?

Here’s a preview of Star Wars’ John Boyega’s upcoming GQ cover story. I’ve been a fan of Boyega’s since his powerful performance in the 2011 independent horror film, Attack the Block (which is such a good movie, seriously, if you haven’t seen it—SEE IT), and it’s awesome to see him make the big time.

The #MasculinitySoFragile hashtag went viral on Twitter after this Buzzfeed article poked fun at ridiculously gendered products and then promptly drew a predictably hilarious and vitriolic backlash.


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