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BitchTapes: Surf's Up

All the girls are surfin’ the wave. This is a mixtape of current surf rock songs from female-fronted bands. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's all the news we're reading today: 

• A gunman killed two people in a Louisiana movie theater showing Trainwreck. Governor Bobby Jindal, presidential candidate and gun supporter said that he never imagined this would happen in Louisiana. Really? Why not? And your job is to plan for these possibilities.  [New Civil Rights Movement]

The Deaths of Sandra Bland & Kindra Chapman Reflect How the Justice System Sees Black Women

"The justice system is not something we can view in isolation. It is an extension and reflection of some broader decisions we're making as a society."

A Short Film Series Gives Female Athletes the Star Treatment They Deserve

Last night, the Providence Park stadium in Portland, Oregon was packed with the largest crowd ever to attend a National Women’s Soccer League game.

Song Premiere: Betty Black's "Addicted to Life"

Even if you don’t know the singer, songwriter, and bassist Sylvia Gordon, you’ve certainly heard songs she’s written.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Good morning, Bitch readers! Here’s the news on my radar this Thursday.

• In New York, The Fight for $15 Campaign has won fast-food workers a raise in minimum wage. Wages in the state will increase augment, impacting over 180,000 people who currently earn $8.75 an hour. [The Nation & NYDOL]

"Dope" Is an Upbeat Comedy About Being a Nerdy Black Teen

It’s hard out here for Black nerds—and for films made about them.

Priyanka Chopra and the Problems With "Exotic"

Indian actress Priyanka Chopra is marking her American debut with ABC’s new series Quantico, which premieres this September.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

It’s Wednesday! Here’s what’s happening mid-week:

• Neither Bernie Sanders nor Martin O’Malley showed any solidarity with #BlackLivesMatter when activists interrupted the Netroots Nation 2015 Conference this weekend. [New Republic]

An Interview with the Director Who Captures the Yes Men's Activist Stunts

The Yes Men is a group of activist tricksters.