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Amanda Alcantara @amandaal29 ?

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  • Amanda Alcantara wrote a new blog post: A Feminist Guide For Overcoming Rejection   5 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Last night I got an email saying that I didn’t get this pretty exciting job that I had applied for. That’s the 3rd job rejection I’ve gotten in less than a month. That rejection and a recent heartbreak have left me feeling like shit. Overall, I am confident in my capabilities. I think that every [...]

  • Amanda Alcantara commented on the blog post As a Latina, I have a problem with Hispanic Heritage Month   6 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    This was great! I’m so happy that feministing got some latinas contributors, it was definitely necessary to add diversity, color, and a true representation of what America looks like to the website. It’s also inspiring to me given that few of us actually get paid to write about Latino issues. As an afro-Latina getting recognition [...]

  • Amanda Alcantara commented on the blog post No Place for Women in Journalism of Dissent   8 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    Hi Tina! Thanks for commenting, I really appreciate you reading my article and giving me this reply. Although you are right that those are important journalists at CNN they’re not necessarily journalists on the left- Christiane Amanpour has been very anti-zionist which is awesome, but she is pretty liberal in her political perspectives- and has [...]

  • Amanda Alcantara wrote a new blog post: No Place for Women in Journalism of Dissent   8 months, 3 weeks ago · View

    I’m almost done with my seasonal job as a camera-person at a TV station in NYC and I’ve decided to take a break from journalism until at least November. I’m not satisfied with my career choice- Journalism- which doesn’t mean I will give up; it just means my approach has to change. It almost feels [...]

  • Amanda Alcantara became a registered member   8 months, 3 weeks ago · View

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