PoC News in America

This weekend, we didn’t watch Saturday Night Live because seriously, fuck that guy.

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Friday News Bites: Police Violence in Ferguson + #BlackLivesMatter Protests

Continuing coverage from Karishma’s posts earlier in the week, let’s get right into what is happening in both Ferguson and with the larger #BlackLivesMatter movement. A lot has happened, to say the least.

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Friday News Bites: Animals! Marriage! Space! Oh My.

Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve got an oddball assortment of stories I found interesting, plus some great new developments on the marriage equality front.

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Laverne Cox and Jac Gares on Their Documentary, FREE CeCe!

[Original publication date: Dec. 16, 2013]

Laverne Cox and Jacqueline Gares talk CeCe, transmisogyny, and the justice system.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This week’s Dispatches are not a size 000.

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The Complexity of #CancelColbert and Why I’m Not Joining Any Teams

I don’t think I even need to describe the chaotic spectacle that happened last week when #CancelColbert started trending on Twitter. If you’re active on social media or you read blogs or maybe you watch The Colbert Report on a regular basis, then you might already be familiar with the unfortunate events that have been occurring due to a out-of-context tweet delivered by the @ColbertReport Twitter account, which has been deleted. What started as a misguided satirical joke, ultimately opened up pandora’s box for online organizers and hashtag activists to flood Twitter with their thoughts on Asian American activism, white savior politics, and on using POCs as the butt of jokes.

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Laverne Cox and Jac Gares on Their New Documentary, FREE CeCe!

Laverne Cox and Jacqueline Gares talk CeCe, transmisogyny, and the justice system.

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