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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet News anchor  Brenda Woods schools anti-immigrant, ignorant, bigots over Coke commercial. (See above and transcript below.) Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCheck out WITNESS’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, featuring videos on how to conduct interviews with sexual assault survivors. On the 56th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, meet the side of Parks they don’t teach you about: anti-rape organizer and investigator. Woman is forcibly sedated, forced to undergo [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington: Michelle Alexander on MLK and mass incarceration. Necessary tension around Obama at the March’s anniversary. The real work of Rosa Parks. Misremembering “I Have a Dream.” Chelsea Manning, media bias, and cissexism. The killing of trans teen Dwayne Jones is not “just another [...]
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Happy 100th birthday, Rosa Parks!

TweetToday marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Rosa Parks. On Dec. 1, 1955, Parks refused to give up her seat to a white passenger on a city bus in Montgomery, Alabama, leading to a a 13-month boycott of the Montgomery bus system that would help spark the civil rights movement. Today, the U.S. Postal [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet 55 years ago today, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Earlier that year, 15-year old Claudette Colvin did the same thing. A new fetal “personhood” amendment is in the works in Florida. Nancy Goldstein on the best news women have had yet regarding the AIDS pandemic. [...]
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