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Finally! A fitting portrayal of Nina Simone

TweetZoe Saldana received a lot of backlash for her role as Nina Simone in an upcoming biopic. While it’s not as much Saldana’s fault as it is casting manager’s, the criticism of the casting is well-deserved in wake of her comments about race and gender. Nina Simone’s legacy and story are rooted in her dark [...]
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Zoe Saldana can miss me with her oversimplified views on race and gender

Tweet Photo: Coqueran/FameFlynet Pictures We haven’t talked about this at great length yet but I’d been thinking about Zoe Saldana’s comments about race in recent interviews (BET and Allure) she’s done to promote the new Star Trek film. I don’t know. The key problem in Zoe’s comments seems to be rooted in the fact that [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Infographics show major dearth of female bylines. Conservatives are clearly scared of Ashley Judd’s political potential because they are trying to slut-shame her for her on-screen nude scenes. Oberlin “hot bed of liberal activism” College cancels classes on Monday and holds a “day of solidarity” after a string of hate-related incidents and vandalism. A [...]
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