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Fashion and Feminism: Taja Lindley of Colored Girls Hustle

I used to think that if I was going to be a Serious Feminist, I would have to give up my eyeliner and outfits. It wasn’t until years later that I would come to realize exactly how misogynist that was, how deeply the devaluation of the artistic elements of fashion is actually due to its proximity to the feminine.

I used to think that if I was going to be a Serious Feminist, I would have to give up my eyeliner and outfits. It wasn’t until years later that I would come to realize exactly how ...

Tuesday viewing: Migration is Beautiful

i am OTHER (Pharrell, I love you!) featured artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez, along with her partners and supporters, in a documentary series, “Migration is Beautiful.” In the videos, she details her own passion as an artist,  her journey to the front lines of the war on immigrants, and her trip to the Democratic National Convention last year, where she met up with the UndocuBus. The series also features interviews with activists such as Jose Antonio Vargas, Isabel Garcia, and Julio Salgado. And it is beautiful.

My stance on immigration reform is probably not news to anybody who reads this site. But in case you need a reminder, Vargas sums it up succinctly.

Immigration is not this “south of ...

i am OTHER (Pharrell, I love you!) featured artist and activist Favianna Rodriguez, along with her partners and supporters, in a documentary series, “Migration is Beautiful.” In the videos, she details her own passion as an artist, ...