Greetings, fellow unicorns. It’s time once again to round up the news stories that caught my eye this week, and we have a lot to cover. Wade through the frustrating, soak in the interesting, and reward yourself with a good song at the end. Let’s get started:
Before jumping into the news around America, here’s a quick highlight of news around the world. Read More PoC News in America
I don’t speak Portuguese and I can’t pretend to be the biggest hip-hop expert in the entire world, but even I can tell that the female MCs coming out of Brazil right now are up to something special and that we should all be paying attention. These ladies are having a moment that reminds me of the late ’80s through mid ’90s musical reigns of Queen Latifah, Missy Elliot, and Lauren Hill. Not in terms of style — these are artists doing their own thing — but in terms of numbers, in terms of representation. Read More As Guerreiras: The Badass Lady MCs of Brazil
Citizens, I’m not often super patriotic, but this week I’m being openly German. In case anybody missed it, the most bizarre, unbelievable match of football ever happened on Tuesday, and while it wasn’t played in Europe, a certain European team completely destroyed Brazilian football. Read More News in Europe: A Good Day to Be German
Happy belated Equal Pay Day! Let’s see who’s been terrible this week, find out why people need to show the love to Sansa Stark and Black Widow, and, apparently, go to the restroom together. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Isn’t Dirty Chocolate
What’s been happening in your world? I’m settling into fall, and the world is falling into…well, the spiral it has always been in. Read More Midweek News is Fallin’
Do you ever feel like the news just keeps repeating itself? I mean, if it bleeds, it leads, but I’m beginning to notice a pattern of something a little deeper here. Let’s see if you see the same thing.
Hello, hello, hello, and hello – welcome back kittens and poodles. Here we are again, taking to the weekly mediated chaotic universe, highlighting the week’s events and news, the things that are enough to send us running for the hills and screaming for mercy. So, pop on your safety goggles, hold each other close, and hug your teddy bear, because the news gets heavy – as it does. Read More Mid-Week News: Here We Are