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Celia Cruz

New TV series honors Celia Cruz, la Reina de Salsa

Ed. note: This piece is by Emilly Prado and was re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

The work of Celia Cruz is being honored this year in an astonishing 80-episode long series from the Spanish-language network, Telemundo.

Ed. note: This piece is by Emilly Prado and was re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

The work of Celia Cruz is being honored this year in an astonishing 80-episode long series from the ...

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81-year-old Native woman creates dictionary of her tribe’s language

Meet Marie Wilcox, an 81-year-old great-grandmother and the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language. The Wukchumni are believed to have numbered 50,000 before colonizer contact, but there are now only 200 people left living in the San Joaquin Valley of California.

Meet Marie Wilcox, an 81-year-old great-grandmother and the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language. The Wukchumni are believed to have numbered 50,000 before colonizer contact, but there are now only 200 people left living in the San ...

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RIP children’s writer and illustrator Vera B. Williams

Vera B. Williams, an award-winning illustrator and writer of 17 children’s books, who spent a month in a federal penitentiary for participating in a women’s peaceful blockade of the Pentagon, died last Friday. 

Vera B. Williams, an award-winning illustrator and writer of 17 children’s books, who spent a month in a federal penitentiary for participating in a women’s peaceful blockade of the Pentagon, died last Friday. 

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100 women are marching 100 miles for migrant dignity

Starting yesterday, 100 women began a 100-mile pilgrimage from York County Detention Center to Washington D.C., just in time for the Pope’s arrival. Each woman carries her own story of dealing with our country’s inhumane immigration system: facing deportation herself, living with family members in detention, or being continually excluded from the Obama administration’s deportation relief efforts

Starting yesterday, 100 women began a 100-mile pilgrimage from York County Detention Center to Washington D.C., just in time for the Pope’s arrival. Each woman carries her own story of dealing with our country’s inhumane ...

Faces of the Movement

New Favorite Tumblr: Faces of the Movement

With numerous powerful Moral Monday actions across the United States this week, another declared state of emergency in St. Louis, and the continued arrests and harassment of countless activists, it only makes sense to take some time and recognize the individuals who keep this work going.

With numerous powerful Moral Monday actions across the United States this week, another declared state of emergency in St. Louis, and the continued arrests and harassment of countless activists, it only makes sense to take some time ...

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Feministing Jamz video of the week: “Girls Killing It” by Aina More

London-based Nigerian lyricist Aina More has a fire new video that you can look to to set all your summer squad goals. More says that “Girls Killing It” is a track  “celebrating the achievements of women.” 

London-based Nigerian lyricist Aina More has a fire new video that you can look to to set all your summer squad goals. More says that “Girls Killing It” is a track  “celebrating the achievements of women.” 

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