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Dear SNL: You should learn about #latinafeminism

Tweet To Lorne Michaels, I am writing with regards to this past week’s SNL skit “Jewelry Party,” in which Lena Dunham and Cecily Strong explained on national television what a Men’s Rights Activist is in a pathetic attempt to commemorate International Women’s Day and hop on that trendy feminist wagon. Here in the feminist blogosphere we have [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Women and leadership: “Too often mentors coach women on confidence and personality rather than business and financial ability.” “When do I finally get to belong? On being both native and queer enough.” Once again, Ta-Nehesi Coates inspires: “Here is the machinery of racism—the privilege of being oblivious to questions, of never having to grapple [...]
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Flashers, sexual violence, and racism: SNL’s new cast member, Sasheer Zamata, takes on serious issues

TweetJoining the cast of Saturday Night Live, Sasheer Zamata will become the first African-American woman to grace the show in six years. You mean there are actually funny people who are simultaneously female and African American? Who knew? (Not SNL, apparently.) It’s truly mind-blowing! Where did SNL find this person? Really, though, SNL got the memo that their lack of diversity–which Syreeta and Juliana have written [...]
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SNL’s unfunny, racist White Christmas sketch tops off a year of embarrassing white pop culture

Tweet Saturday Night Live is really running with their jokes about how they’re aware of the criticism that their cast is super white and male. They think it’s hilarious and edgy to joke about that while not actually recruiting women of color to join the cast. Their latest not remotely funny bit of hipster racism [...]
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SNL has never had a Latina cast member

Tweet Image via Latino Rebels If Saturday Night Live‘s track record with Black women wasn’t bad enough, guess how many many Latin@s have been featured on SNL? One. Tweet
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