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PoC News in America

This past week saw the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in the U.S. While the nation mourned, many people of color could not forget the violence and Islamophobia that emerged #afterSeptember11.

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News

PoC News in America

This week, we were overwhelmed with cuteness by these pictures of John Boyega being force-choked by a mini-Vader, among other things.

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News

PoC News in America: Charleston

Previously in PoC News, we’ve taken time to parse out the uprisings in Ferguson and Baltimore as an act of solidarity. We’ve highlighted the work of other writers as they make sense of the history of violence and oppression in the U.S. In light of the tragic events in Charleston, S.C., we bring you another […]

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News

PoC News in America

We have another video heavy article this week. Let’s get to it!

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s what to read when you’re on a conference call this week:

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Pop Culture

The Serial Problem

Today marks the end of the first season of internet sensation podcast, Serial.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Welcome to the ladyblogosphere, where everyone is trying to be the next big thing.

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NaNoWriMo

Writing Diversity into NaNoWriMo

Saturday marks the beginning of NaNoWriMo, and it seems like a lot of ideas are in progress and about to be bravely crafted and thrust out into the world (whether your world means the secret between you and your laptop, a self published ebook or crowdsourcing ideas through Archive of Our Own).

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

We’re falling for Dispatches this week.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

So much to read!

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

All the news that Ladyblogland found interesting this past week.

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News

PoC News in America

I wish we didn’t publish as early as we did because last Sunday was a busy day for news!

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News

PoC News in America

Another week of some dramatic highs and lows in pop culture, news, and media — so let’s get to it!

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Perspectives

PoC News in America

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.

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Science

The Science of Race: Is it Genetic or a Social Construct?

[Original publication date: Nov. 16, 2011] In response to my Ask a Nerd post, Lucia asked: I have a science question that is very unpopular.  I do not mean to be offensive, I really do want a good scientific answer to understand these ideas.  So, here goes”: Is there a genetic basis for racial differences?