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On Our Radar: October 7th
• There are seven new Grimes music videos, all directed by Grimes herself! [Flavorwire]
• Like Birth of a Nation’s other historical fabrications about Black women, the rape storyline in the film is carefully constructed to redeem Black masculinity at Black women’s expense. [The Nation]
• Franchesca Ramsey on the racism of voter I.D. laws. [Colorlines]
• Weeding out the allies from the white saviors at Standing Rock. [Autostraddle]
• Marley Dias, who brought us #1000BlackGirlBooks, interviewed Hillary Clinton! [ELLE]
• Lesbian culture is being erased because investors think only gay men (and straight people) have money. [Quartz]
• Orange is the New Black’s Diane Guerrero’s memoir In The Country We Love is being turned into a television show! [Fusion]
Here’s what we published yesterday at Bitch!
• Sins Invalid is a performance project that’s rooted in disability justice.
• Solange’s new album is a place of comfort and solace.
• Amanda Knox has been acquitted… twice! But a new film examines her case as if it’s an open question.
The 2016 presidential election is a month away! If you or anyone you know has been putting off registering to vote, it’s not too late, but registration deadlines are coming up fast in Arizona, South Carolina, Nevada, Mississippi, and Hawaii. Learn more and register to vote!
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