Posts Tagged Women of Color

Miranda Bailey

Before Olivia Pope, there was Miranda Bailey

Tonight marks the end of the first year of ABC’s Thank God It’s Thursday (#TGIT), three consecutive shows on Thursday evenings run by the now legendary Shonda RhimesGrey’s Anatomy is the rock upon which Shonda Rhimes built her church.

Tonight marks the end of the first year of ABC’s Thank God It’s Thursday (#TGIT), three consecutive shows on Thursday evenings run by the now legendary Shonda RhimesGrey’s Anatomy is the rock upon which ...

From the healthy nail salon program, http://www.cahealthynailsalons.org/what-is-hns/about-healthy-nail-salons/

The Feministing Five: California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative

As The New York Times covered in a two-piece series last week, the current state of nail salons in the United States is full of labor abuse, reproductive injustices, and toxic work environments. The Times highlighted the voices of nail salon workers in New York City, and also pointed to the great work of the California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative. 

As The New York Times covered in a two-piece series last week, the current state of nail salons in the United States is full of labor abuse, reproductive injustices, and toxic ...

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The Feministing Five: Anayvette Martinez

Anayvette Martinez is one of the co-founders of the amazing organization, The Radical _____ (Formerly known as the Radical Brownies). I spoke to her this week about youth power and incredible local communities, and I wished that I could go back in time and join this organization myself!

Anayvette Martinez is one of the co-founders of the amazing organization, The Radical _____ (Formerly known as the Radical Brownies). I spoke to her this week about youth power and incredible local communities, and I ...

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Women of color travel too

In 2012, I spent a year living in Brazil and traveling throughout parts of South America. It was a deeply formative experience for me, and has had a lasting effect on how I integrate anti-capitalist and decolonizing work into my feminism.

In 2012, I spent a year living in Brazil and traveling throughout parts of South America. It was a deeply formative experience for me, and has had a lasting effect on how I integrate anti-capitalist and decolonizing work ...

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When the marginalized are safe, we’re all safer

Ed. note: This post is cross-published from Ravishly, where it is part of a conversation series on police violence against women of color.

The last year has seen an uprising in the resistance to police violence the likes of which we haven’t seen since the murder of Amadou Diallo in 1999.

Ed. note: This post is cross-published from Ravishly, where it is part of a conversation series on police violence against women of color.

The last year has seen an uprising in the resistance to police violence the ...

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SNL: Let Latinxs in on the joke

This weekend, Saturday Night Live celebrated the show’s 40th anniversary with performances from a slew of big name musicians, actors and comedians. However, among all those funny people, there was not one Latina cast member. 

This weekend, Saturday Night Live celebrated the show’s 40th anniversary with performances from a slew of big name musicians, actors and comedians. However, among all those funny people, there was not one Latina cast member. 

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