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On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Ancestry.com Pulls Ad Romanticizing Slavery

“The commercial, set in the Civil War era, features a white man asking a Black woman to escape to the North with him so they can ‘be together.’” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Military Academies Begin to Ban Trans Students

The U.S. Naval Academy will begin banning transgender students in 2020. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Beyoncé Is Home

The new Netflix documentary Homecoming highlights the singer’s dedication to centering Black culture. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: The One Good Thing about Facebook Is Unintentional

These women are only on Facebook for the private groups. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Despite Diversity Push, Jobs for Women Directors Are Still Sparse

“We have not seen any meaningful increase in the percentage of women film directors over the last 20 years.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Nipsey Hussle’s Community Impact

Nipsey opened a STEM academy in south L.A. and played a big role in the formation of a public art space opening in 2020. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: We’re Here for Oprah but Not Her Junk Science

Oprah is creating a new show about mental health and “wellness.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: It’s Time to Find a New Favorite Chris

Captain America is launching a website that will provide “both sides” on pressing political issues. Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Women Sue Uber for Failing to Address Sexual Assault

“Nine people were sexually assaulted by people posing as Uber drivers between September 2016 and February 2018 in Los Angeles.” Read more »

On Our Radar—Feminist News Roundup: Kirstjen Nielsen’s Resignation Is a Red Flag

“Nielsen was the most aggressive DHS secretary in history. It wasn’t enough for Trump.” Read more »

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