On Our Radar
Here's what we've been reading this week.
- We need to be careful not to let our talk of Paula Deen slip into schaudenfreude.
- You know, the whole "Shit [blank] Says to...[blank]" meme has proven to be a pretty smart examination of prejudice and microagressions, and we ought to give it more credit.
- West Coast readers! Check out the West Coast Rally for Reproductive Justice tomorrow, at Justin Herman Plaza in San Francisco.
- Attention student activists! Apply to get funding for progressive social change with the Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund.
- Andrew Ti of Yo, Is This Racist? takes some time to sit down with 2 Broke Girls. Answer: it's really racist.
- The title of crunktastic's latest for the Crunk Feminist Collective says it all: "Disrespectability Politics: On Jay-Z's Bitch, Beyonce's 'Fly' Ass, and Black Girl Blue"
- Tami Winfrey Harris takes apart 30 Rock's discomforting apology retraction of an episode about Tracy Morgan's homophobic comments earlier this year.
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