Tag Archives: quick hit

Quick Hit: Why I Visit Sites of Slavery

TweetWhen Ani DiFranco decided to host a creative retreat at the Nottoway Plantation, she clearly didn’t think about what kind of statement she was making. It is evident that she did not stop to consider how hosting a retreat at a plantation that at one point enslaved 150 humans helps to reinforce our historical amnesia [...]
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Quick Hit: “Law & Order: Indian Country”

Tweet  Image Credit Earlier this week, the Tribal Law and Order Commission released a report documenting the effects of the Tribal Law and Order Act, and setting forth recommendations on how to decrease violence in tribal areas of the U.S. Tweet
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Quick Hit: How the anti-choice agenda is funded

Tweet RH Reality Check published an incredibly important investigation today by Adele Stan into the funding streams behind the recent glut of anti-choice legislation. Tweet
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Quick Hit: Alexandra and Mychal discuss rape, alcohol, and victim blaming in The New York Times

TweetIn response to the recent uproar over Emily Yoffe’s victim-blaming advice to young women, the New York Times “Room for Debate” asks, “What’s wrong with asking women not to get blind drunk?” (As Jessica noted on Twitter, the image included in the piece of “headless shots of young women’s breasts & drinks sends a clear message before [...]
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Natalie Portman: Feminist characters are more than just “kick ass”

Tweet In an interview with Elle, Natalie Portman describes what feminism is for her, as an actress: I want every version of a woman and a man to be possible. I want women and men to be able to be full-time parents or full-time working people or any combination of the two. I want both [...]
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