On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here's what's on our radar! 

• Thousands may be dead in the Phillipines due to Typhoon Haiyan. Donate now to NAFCON, a Filipino-led organization, to help with relief efforts. [via POOR Magazine

• While Renisha McBride's family mourn, the man who shot her has not been arrestedDemand justice for Renisha by signing this ColorofChange petition. [Color of Change]

• Bitch columnist Nijla Mu'umin expands on her thoughts on  12 Years a Slave by discussing Lupita Nyong'o's character Patsey and black women's survival. [Shadow & Act] 

• Keep this on your radar: A horror film anthology project, titled XX is in the works. It's a series of shorts directed by women with female leads. Folks on board include Jennifer Lynch, Jen and Sylvia Soska, Mary Harron. [Hollywood Reporter]

• The Advancement Project is using pop culture to educate about the school to prison pipelineCheck out their work and video here [via 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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