Tag Archives: racial justice

Wow, that Lorde song Royals is racist

TweetHave you heard this young lady, Lorde, on the radio? Yesterday the New York Times posted a review of her recent performance at Webster Hall, and I’m kind of at a loss about the way that her big hit, Royals, is being talked about there and elsewhere. Now I’m a music lover, but since the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Chloe and Alexandra You’re going to love this profile of friend of the site W. Kamau Bell. At New York magazine, Ann asks how we can change a bro-dominated culture. The documentary Brave Miss World, about Linor Abargil, the Israeli beauty queen who was raped a few weeks before she won the Miss World [...]
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Dreamers and Dream Defenders cut out from March on Washington ceremony

Tweet Despite being on the program, representatives from both the Dream Defenders and United We Dream were not allowed to speak at yesterday’s “Let Freedom Ring” ceremony to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. Both the Dream Defenders, whose actions we’ve covered before, and the undocumented youth movement of which United We [...]
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Photo(s) of the Day: The country stands with Trayvon Martin

Tweet Though we’re still heartbroken and enraged by the Trayvon Martin verdict, the huge and widespread protests that sprang up across the country–from Manhattan to Milwaukee to Los Angeles–last night are an inspiring thing to behold. As the sign in the image above says, “This isn’t over.” Check out more photos here and here and here. And [...]
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“If I had a son, he’d look like Trayvon”

Tweet Today, closing arguments by the prosecution for the Zimmerman trial have begun. And I’m going to be honest with you, I’m not optimistic about the outcome of the George Zimmerman trial. I’ve watched the proceedings at a comfortable distance for the past two weeks and followed some smart observations from Mychal, Jelani Cobb, and [...]
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