Hello, unicorns. This week’s News Bites have more entertainment stories than usual, but some weeks, maybe we need that. First though, let’s get into more serious matters:
Happy Friday, one and all. I am looking forward to the weekend because my birthday is on Sunday, but yes, yes, let’s get to the actual news. Lots to cover, so let’s get started:
Greetings, Unicorns. This week we have an update on the Freddie Gray case, SCOTUS decisions, and the Confederate Flag on its way out from public display. This and more, so let’s get started:
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 […]
We’re all pretty worn out from the terribleness in the news this week, so I found a lot of fun stuff to cheer you up before the weekend. (But there’s a little bit about the terrible stuff, because it’s important and I don’t feel right completely ignoring it all. Sorry!) Come on in for the latest […]
So much has happened this week, primarily centering around one story: Race in America. We started out with the ridiculousness that is Rachel Dolezal and ended with the tragic church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Let’s get started.
Lots of interesting reads this week, but let’s start with the news everyone’s talking about:
Happy Friday, unicorns. We’ve got some updates on those “Religious Freedom” bills that keep trying to pop up in different states, some other LGBTQ-related news, and information the Walter Scott shooting. So let’s get started:
Greetings, Persephoneers. We have a varied roundup of news stories this week, but still quite a bit about police misconduct. Let’s get started, and we’ll end on an up-note, I promise.
Yeah, I’m busy on Facebook liking every single positive mention of marriage equality in my state. My whole timeline is one big victory lap from everyone I know who has hoped for this moment.
Bring it on, brosephs. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Let’s start the week with what everyone is talking about: Viola Davis and How to Get Away With Murder.
It’s been another banner week for misogyny news. Several studies were published that will likely depress you, and the weekly roundup of terrible people will probably piss you off. There’s some fun stuff at the end, though! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Are you ready for some misogyny? Yeah, me neither. But if we must… read on for an update on the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, to see why Jezebel made my list of terrible people, and for a healthy dose of venting courtesy of our friends at Pajiba. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)
Some schools may be on Passover/spring break this week, but misogyny didn’t take the week off. Instead, we’ve learned that young girls think it’s normal to be sexually harassed, that even women who become CEOs aren’t exempt from harassment, and that we shouldn’t try to earn the same wages as men if we ever want […]