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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCompiled by Juliana and Alexandra We’re excited for this upcoming film about the life of Wilma Mankiller, the first modern woman chief of the Cherokee Nation. When talking about the gendered wage gap, why do we always phrase it as “women are paid less than men” rather than “men are paid more than women?” Colorlines has [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCompiled by Alexandra and Jos We’ve got less than two weeks until the end of our Kickstarter campaign, Feministing #TimesTen. Can you help us reach our stretch goal? Don’t sanitize Nelson Mandela. Six things Mandela believed most people won’t talk about. Colorlines reminds us that Reagan vetoed the Anti-Apartheid Act. Palestinians remember Mandela. Ted Cruz [...]
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Navajo language is in, racist language towards Native Americans is out

TweetThings aren’t going so great these days when it comes to representations of Native Americans in mainstream media: the Washington Redskins’ are still refusing point blank to change their very racist name. Jamilah King over at Colorlines points out that,  “[This] is just one example of how the culture of football is still tied to [...]
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Video: Watch the trailer for “Gideon’s Army”

TweetMarch 18th or this year marked the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright, the Supreme Court decision that insisted all defendants have the right to representation by an attorney, regardless of their ability to pay. Half a century later, we’re still far from fulfilling Gideon’s promise. The failure of our criminal justice system is impossible [...]
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The Feministing Five: Akiba Solomon

TweetThis past February, Colorlines announced Akiba Solomon as its new managing editor. And it’s no surprise. She’s been writing about race and gender for years now. She spent the early part of her years at print magazines like The Source and Essence. She eventually made her way to online journalism (and candidly speaks with me [...]
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