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PoC News in America

#BlackLivesMatter NYPD Officer Peter Liang was convicted for killing Akai Gurley in a stairwell. After “accidentally” billing Tamir Rice’s family for emergency services, the Cleveland Mayor apologizes. Reproductive Justice groups have partnered with #BlackLivesMatter in a great move towards intersectional social justice causes. We mentioned that the DOJ filed charges against Ferguson for civil rights […]

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PoC News in America

This past week, the internet was abuzz with the racist Star Wars boycott news, but we were too busy appreciating the cuteness of the cast celebrating the trailer.

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PoC News in America

Did you catch Taraji P. Henson on SNL this past weekend? We have all that and more in this week’s news round up.

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PoC News in America

Did you see how glamorous and powerful your favorite actresses, filmmakers, musicians and even our First Lady were at this year’s Black Girls Rock? Let’s look at those inspirational women and then get to the news!

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PoC News in America

The Superbowl has come and gone, but the hilarity of Key & Peele’s Richard Sherman & Marshawn Lynch interview sketch lives on forever.

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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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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is a Magical Unicorn

Welcome to another roundup of misogyny news! Fortunately this week wasn’t nearly as horrible as last week, and we even have some good stuff to report. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Doing the Stride of Pride

Because why are we still calling it a walk of shame anyway? Oh right, because people are terrible. Let’s see just how terrible people were this week! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny is Overloaded

Seriously, how could all this shit happen in just one week? And a distressing amount hit the news between when I turned in last week’s article and when it actually ran. Can we have a break, please? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

The WordPress community is trying to address the issues that often face women on the Interwebs, especially harassment. I approve of this message. WPTavern

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Music

Women Who Rock – Brittany Howard of Alabama Shakes

About three weeks ago, I saw Alabama Shakes perform on Saturday Night Live and it reminded me that I had been wanting to check them out for a while. I’d heard that they were sort of blues-y with a little bit of rock and a whole lot of soul thrown in. So I got online and checked […]

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You Complete Me Internet

Gif It to Me, Baby: High Fives and Fist Bumps

Whether you go old school with the high five or play it cool with a fist bump, I’ve got gifs for you! 

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Politics and Parody

So, this weekend, Rick Santorum launched a fundraising campaign called “Conservatives Unite Moneybomb.” Yes, the man whose name has become shorthand for icky sex fluids launched a fundraising campaign with the acronym “CUM.” It seems like the Republican presidential race for 2012 has teetered far over the edge of “ludicrous” and into “We can’t tell […]