On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

on our radar

Here’s all the news we’re reading today:

• A new map shows how Texas’s new abortion restriction laws affect clinics across the state. [The Guardian]

• Civil Rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer is often left out of the discussions about the history of the movement, but this profile highlights the leader’s accomplishments on the 50th anniversary of her speech at the 1964 Democratic National Convention. [The Daily Beast]

• Alex Aldana writes about the rage of being held in immigration detention. [Black Girl Dangerous] 

• ESPN’s Lisa Salters is now part of the growing list of reporters refusing to use the controversial name of the Washington, D.C. football team on air. [Huffington Post]

• This long-form profile on classics professor, feminist lecturer, and troll slayer Mary Beard is worth the read. [The New Yorker]

• Lego Academics is a humorous Twitter feed run by archaeologist Donna Yates that photographs scenes of Lego’s line of female scientists at work. [New Scientist]

• The Cartoonists of Color Database, created by cartoonist MariNaomi, is now live! [The Nerds of Color]  

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by Hannah Steinkopf-Frank
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Hannah Steinkopf-Frank is a Chicago-based freelance writer and photographer. Her work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Atlas Obscura, Columbia Journalism Review, In These Times, JSTOR Daily, Jewish Currents, and Paper Magazine, among others.

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