On Our Radar: Feminist News Round-Up

Here's what's on our radar! 

• Tired of Leaning In? Joshunda Sanders shares a new book with a better, more realistic and intersectional advice for women in the workplace. [xoJane]

• Comcast has plans to buy Time Warner Cable, which could give the cable company a virtual monopoly in media markets. Michael Copps, formerly of the FCC and now head of the Media and Democracy Reform Initiative at Common Cause talks to Amy Goodman about what this means. [Democracy Now!]

• Mikki Kendall talks about being a mom and the hashtag #DangerousBlackKids she started after the Dunn trial verdict. [Hood Feminism]

• Screenwriter Leslye Headland, the white writer of the new About Last Night, talks about the flack she got from other white writers when the all-black lead cast was announced. [Hollywood Reporter]

• Melisssa Harris-Perry is starting the "Mother of All Political Challenges." By signing up you'll get daily assignments and emails for discussion. [MSNBC]

• In Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Somayya Jabarti of the daily English-language newspaper the Saudi Gazette has become the country's first female editor in cheif of a daily newspaper. [The National] 

• You may know that minorities are overrepresented in prison. But according to a new study, the overrepresentation is even more pronounced in priveate prisons. [Business Insider]

• Happy birthday Audre Lorde! Colorlines has ten shareable quotes from the feminist poet. [Colorlines]

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by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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