On Our Radar: The Hunger Games, Santigold, and an All-Black Remake of Steel Magnolias
Here's what we've been reading this week:
- Live in the Bay Area? You probably should mark your calendar for this feminist, Native American art show by artist Geri Montano running April 7th through May 12th.
- Check out this Kickstarter for reproducitve justice- and gender rights-themed art.
- Queen Latifah will star in the all-black cast remake of Steel Magnolias.
- Colorlines covers the statistic nobody is talking about during March Madness: the shockingly low graduation rates for college athletes.
- Mad Men fans, with the excitement of the upcoming season premier, you might have missed these two remix videos by Pop Culture Pirate: Queer Men: Don Loves Roger and "Set Me Free," a mix of all the female characters set to the Supremes song.
- Colorlines covers why Native Women are battling for Plan B.
- Sparkplug Books, publisher of Gay Genius, is fundraising and needs help.
- The latest in Julianne Escobedo Shepherd's essays at Stereogum is on Santigold after her performance at SXSW.
Zerlina Maxwell interviews Melissa Harris-Perry and she talks about #Nerdland, the War on Women, and Beyonce.
- WAM! Boston Film Festival is today!
- In the Guardian's interview of Rosario Dawson, she addresses what is like to be a woman in Hollywood and her activism to end violence against women.
- South Africa's Electronic Media Network and the African Film Library recently launched an online destination for African Films. Via Clutch magazine.
- At the Feminist Wire, Alexis Pauline Gumbs asks, "Can Black feminism be quantified?" (No).
- Jos at Feministing and Mallika Dutt weigh in on how the War on Women is leaving out trans people and immigrants, respectively.
- At Salon, Laurie Penny weighs in on the sexual politics of The Hunger Games.
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