Nearly one year ago, we began this column as a tribute and reaction to the tragic murder of Mike Brown.
It’s Martin Luther King Day, so let do what we do best and start unpacking this nation’s terrible race relations, starting with a movie about him!
We’re fully immersed in holiday spirit but that won’t stop us from reality checking with a quick look at the news.
It’s been a busy week, so let’s get to it!
This week’s news stories are quite a bit about reconciling the past with the future. It’s a mixed bag of good and bad, as per usual, but there were a lot of interesting links to catch my eye. Let’s get started.
This week made us feel like we were walking on, walking on broken glass.
Happy Yom Kippur and Eid Mubarrak to all people who are celebrating holidays this past week!
I wish we didn’t publish as early as we did because last Sunday was a busy day for news!
Another week of some dramatic highs and lows in pop culture, news, and media — so let’s get to it!
It’s been several weeks since the tragic murder of Michael Brown and in light of those events, it’s important to acknowledge how intersectionality of identities complicate the dominant news discourse and that yes, we should still be angry about the miscarriage of justice in Ferguson.
This week’s dispatches have a totally cute picture of me as She-Ra. So read ’em!
When are we going to get it? It’s definitely not about us.