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On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we are reading about Dee Barnes, Hillary Clinton meets Black Lives Matter, and Confederate flag art. 

Watch Shannon and the Clams' Wild New Music Video

The surf rock garage band's music video for new song "Point of Being Right" features misfits trying their hand at karaoke. 

Comedian Cameron Esposito Talks Queerness and Life With An Eating Disorder

Comedian Cameron Esposito gets serious to discuss how learning to love your body can be a lifelong struggle. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Janelle Monáe, the architecture of segregation, and "the greatest trick that white supremacy ever pulled."

Straight Outta Compton: On Culture, Rage, and Contradiction

The new film illustrates the vibrancy and pain mid-80s hip hop, and for the most part, doesn't leave out the contradictions.

College Students Don't Want to Hire Racist or Homophobic Comedians. Why Is That a Problem, Exactly?

The media continues to call millennials "infantilized" and "coddled," but to an observer the opposite appears true.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Amazon's cut-throat culture, Katrina ten years later, and Chelsea Manning. 

From Producer Salma Hayek, "The Prophet" Focuses on the Political Power of Poetry

Salma Hayek and Quvenzhané Wallis voice a brave mother and daughter in a new animated film that focuses on the political power of poetry. The film is based on a collection of 26 poems that Kahlil Gibran—the first Arab American poet—published in 1923. 

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about US/Cuba relations, Oath Keepers in Ferguson, and opening up about breast reduction surgery.

Saying Goodbye to Maria and the End of a Sesame Street Era

Growing up, Sesame Street's Maria was one of the best Latina role models I had. This summer, she's leaving the show after 44 years and Sesame Street is moving to HBO. It's all happening so fast! Keeping this show accessible to Americans who can’t shell out for HBO is important. Even without Maria, I hope my little nephews can enjoy the same diverse representation that I loved...