On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's what's on our radar!

• Two teen Muslim girls in the Bronx were allegedly beaten up and had their hijabs removed by two NYPD officers. [Dispatches from the Underclass]

• In response to Richard Cohen's deplorable piece in the Washington Post, here's "Six Things You Should Know When You're Talking About Rape, Black Women, and Dancing."  [Femamom]

• Bitch Flicks has a whole week of content about women, sports, and film. Browse them all in one place. [Bitch Flicks]

• Apropos of some articles in the new issue, poet Aya de Leon takes on a recent, viral slut-shaming and brings it back around to rape jokes and rape culture (video; content warning: assault, victim blaming). [Aya Writes]

• Do's and don'ts for progressives discussing Syria. [Mondoweiss]

• The public art series Stop Telling Women to Smile is doing a Kickstarter to bring the project on the road. [STWTS]

• A Navajo language app is now available for Android. [Native News Network]

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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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