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Jamila Woods’ Music Video For “Blk Girl Soldier” Might Be Perfect

Singer, songwriter and poet Jamila Woods released the music video for her song “Blk Girl Soldier” yesterday, and it’s kind of perfect. When Woods dropped the audio back in January, we all prepared to be blown away by the video – but this? This is even more than I could’ve imagined. The visuals for “Blk Girl Soldier” are just as bold and unapologetic as its lyrics.

Singer, songwriter and poet Jamila Woods released the music video for her song “Blk Girl Soldier” yesterday, and it’s kind of perfect. When Woods dropped the audio back in January, we all prepared to be blown away by ...

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Clinton’s Nomination: A Feminist Milestone?

Editor’s note: This post was co-authored by Mahroh Jahangiri and Dana Bolger.

At long last, it’s happened: Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, the first woman in U.S. history to do it. 

Editor’s note: This post was co-authored by Mahroh Jahangiri and Dana Bolger.

At long last, it’s happened: Hillary Clinton has clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, the first woman in U.S. history to do it. 

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Fuck this shit: Black Lives Matter Organizer Jasmine Richards has been sentenced to 3 years probation, 90 days county jail, one year of anger management in a “perverse misapplication” of a 1933 California law intended to stop lynch mobs from murdering Black people.

Fuck this shit: Black Lives Matter Organizer Jasmine Richards has been sentenced to 3 years probation, 90 days county jail, one year of anger management in a “perverse misapplication” of a 1933 California law intended to ...

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Smile Sweetly, Don’t Shout

The other day I wrote a strongly worded text message. After delivering it —quickly, before I lost my nerve— I blocked the recipient on every social media platform I could imagine.

The other day I wrote a strongly worded text message. After delivering it —quickly, before I lost my nerve— I blocked the recipient on every social media platform I could imagine.

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Since Muhammad Ali passed away last week, I’ve been grateful for how many people have come forward not only to reflect on his greatness, but to place that greatness in its proper context.

Since Muhammad Ali passed away last week, I’ve been grateful for how many people have come forward not only to reflect on his greatness, but to place that greatness in its proper context.

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A Response to George Will’s Latest: Campus Rape Is Not a “Fiction”

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Posts published on the Community site do not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

Last month, The Washington Post published George Will’s latest take on campus rape, “Due process is still being kicked off campus.” The piece grossly misrepresents the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses and the critical importance of Title IX in addressing it.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Posts published on the Community site do not necessarily reflect the views of any Feministing columnist, editor, or executive director.

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On Poetry, Beauty, the Body, and Ali

1. I used to write poetry, which, at the time, offered both emotional flexibility and rigor. It also offered a way to talk about beauty without feeling more trapped in or compromised by my body than I already did.

1. I used to write poetry, which, at the time, offered both emotional flexibility and rigor. It also offered a way to talk about beauty without feeling more trapped in or compromised by my body than I ...

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