On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's what's on our radar! No "April Fool's" links here, we're in magazine production and I don't have time for that.

a graph showing how black women vote at higher rates than women of any other race

• A new report, “Black Women in the United States, Progress and Challenges” shows that even though black women face more violence and health problems than other demographics, they are leading in education, business, and voter turnout. [Washington Post]

• Lauren Cheif Elk of the Save Wiyabi Project discusses the epidemic of Indigenous women who go missing: "Once in real life, a second time in the news." [Salon]

• Joanna Robinson discusses why it matters when Asian women leave TV shows. [Vanity Fair]

• In "this makes me sick" news, an heir of the du Pont fortune, who was found guilty of raping his 3-year-old daughter, was spared 8 years in prison because the judge thought he would not "fare well" in prison. He is now on probation. [Feministing]

• It's been 19 years since Tejana singer Selena Quintanilla Pérez was murdered. The Hairpin looks back on the 1997 Jennifer Lopez biopic made after her death. [The Hairpin]

• More problems surface in baseball team owner Dan Snyder's "Original Americans Foundation." [Colorlines]

• Jay Caspian Kang discusses the nuances of the weekend that was #CancelColbert. [The New Yorker]

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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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FYI, slight correction,

FYI, slight correction, racist man Dan Synder owns DCs NFL team the Washington Red*****.

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