Tag Archives: Chicago

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Madiba walks with us. An in-depth look into one of Chicago’s thriving business markets: heroin. The formidable Ta-Nehisi Coates on Alec Baldwin, language and bigotry. Sorry Twitter, we’re not going to pat you on the back for appointing ONE woman to your board. Moms on wall-street, dads at home: marriages that experiment with the intersection [...]
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9-year-old future president calls for Chicago’s public schools to stay open

TweetAt a rally to protest Chicago’s plan to close 53 public schools, 9-year-old Asean Johnson had some words for Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Transcript here. Black students make up about 40 percent of the Chicago public school population but 88 percent of the students who will be affected by the closures. Unfortunately, it looks like only five schools will be spared. [...]
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The Feministing Five: Regina Taylor

TweetRegina Taylor is a Golden Globe-winning actress and playwright, gracing film, television and theater. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Taylor started writing at the young age of five. She continued writing throughout college until she took an acting class and got bit by the actor’s bug. Most television audiences may recognize Taylor from her role as [...]
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