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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet               The conservative paper Investors’ Business Daily stays classy by featuring  lynching in an anti-Sharpton Cartoon. In a heart-warming vomit-inducing story gun advocates are raising money to buy a new gun for… wait for it… George Zimmerman. North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has said he will sign the [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Here’s the full transcript of Obama’s Friday remarks on Trayvon Martin. Martin’s parents released a statement in response to the President’s speech. Putting casual racism on trial. The Crunk Feminist Collective: “Processing our anger for Trayvon Martin the Black feminist way.” Challenging racism in POC communities. “As someone who could be George Zimmerman, I [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetIn January and February 2013, NYT reporters quoted 3.4 times as many male sources as female sources. CU Boulder now under federal investigation for violating Title IX. Unemployment and its symptoms. Video shows ten men cheering while they gang-rape a 13-year-old girl. I don’t understand book trailers, but… Atwood. Single moms and extracurricular fundraising. Mothers [...]
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Dream Defenders take Florida Capitol, meet with Gov. Scott

Tweet In the wake of George Zimmerman’s acquittal, the Dream Defenders–a student collective of young people of color–has taken to the Florida Capitol. The group began their occupation on Tuesday, demanding the passage of the Trayvon Martin Act. According to Colorlines, “the bill would address racial profiling, ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws and school-to-prison pipeline issues [...]
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#BlackTwitter blocks the worst book you’ll never read

Tweet You may not be on Twitter as much as some of us, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t point you to the ever so awesome groundswell of hive minded socially conscious action with twerk that is #BlackTwitter. (Yeah, I said it.) And Monday night, the world witnessed Genie Lauren (@moreandagain) galvanize #BlackTwitter to [...]
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