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News

PoC News in America

Election news is heating up as we get closer to November. This week we have a lot of Oscars-adjacent news.

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Movies

#OscarsSoWhite Scorecard

This week is the Oscars, which means around the country, people are cramming in their last chances to have social media bragging rights over whether they watched all the Oscar-nominated movies before the Oscars broadcast.

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News

Friday News Bites: Politics, Alan Rickman, Other Obits + More

Hello, fellow unicorns. I’d say “Happy Friday,” but with the way people are dying this month, it feels strange to do so. Let’s knock wood for all our favorite celebrities and take a look at other news stories from the past week.

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News

PoC News in America

Everything happens when you have limited internet access for a week. We’ll get to the disaster that was the Oscars after some news.

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News

Friday News Bites: Llaw-breaking Llamas, Oscar Post-Match, Net Neutrality + More

We have a rather jumbo-sized Friday News Bites this week, but am I glad I didn’t write this post before news about the Great Llama Chase of 2015 broke. Let’s get started.

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Crossposts

What’s Wrong With Patricia Arquette’s Comments? A Lot.

The Internet has been buzzing since Sunday night with discussion about actress Patricia Arquette’s Oscar acceptance speech and her followup remarks that were made in the press room afterwards. In case you haven’t been online much, here’s a recap.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Ladyblog Reading List

Want to learn more about hipster racism, the HPV vaccine, and the latest completely ass-backwards Second Amendment talking point? (You’re gonna want to sit down for that one.) Come on in!

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News

PoC News in America

We’re gearing up for the Super Bowl (meaning party food), which means we’re bookending this week with some sports news.

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News

PoC News Around the World

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!

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News

Friday News Bites: Women’s Health, SAT Changes + Attempts at Good News

I don’t know about the rest of you, but it’s been a bit of a trying week, and though I’m covering some important-yet-distressing stories, I admit that I went out of my way to find the good stuff, too. We’re all in this together.

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Humor

It’s Not Nice To Tease (But It’s So Fun!)

The Oscars weren’t even over before the internet was buzzing with critical comments about celebrities’ appearance and wardrobe, and with critical comments about those critical comments. Can’t they just enjoy their intimate little industry awards ceremony (televised to millions and millions of watchers) in peace?

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Open Thread

This Open Thread Is Here For Lupita

Lupita all day, every day.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: So The Oscars Were…?

Amazing? Spectacular? Boring? Whatever?

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Awards Season Fatigue

Is there an award show of the awards shows yet? It seems like the next logical step.

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News

Friday News Bites: Mostly of the LGBT variety with a side of Net Neutrality

Greetings, Persephoneers! After our winter break and my vacation, we are back with some Friday News Bites, and this time, they’re mostly of the LGBT variety. First though, let’s have two fantastic best friends wish us a Happy New Year…