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TODAY’S MUST-READ NEWS AND ANALYSIS
On the beauty and therapy of group chats for black and brown people. [The Outline]
Ireland will hold a referendum on its strict abortion rules. [Jezebel]
Do you like reading? Then don’t plan on keeping up with Rolling Stone. [Vanity Fair]
Michelle Obama, right again. [The Root]
October is the perfect time to watch 31 horror movies starring black women. [Graveyard Shift Sisters]
Silicon Valley doesn’t understand women and babies. Surprise level? Negative 30. [The New Yorker]
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- Urge your Senators and U.S. Representatives to include emergency supplemental appropriations for Puerto Rico before the government spending bill expires on Sept. 30. [Defend PR]
YESTERDAY FROM BITCH
- Twenty years later, enjoying Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion requires several intersectional caveats—but unfortunately, we could say the same for most films being made today. [Rachel Vorona Cote]
- Megyn Kelly Today is not only a boring show, but Kelly declared that she was “over” politics because she doesn’t want her show to be “mired in negativity.” [Dahlia Grossman-Heinze]
- Sports and politics cannot be separated, which, no pun intended, is music for this President. [Lisa Factora-Borchers]