On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Here’s what’s on our Tuesday radar…

• This weekend another young, unarmed black man was shot and killed by police. Jamilah Lemieux reflects. [Ebony]

• Why we need to talk about the Miss America Pageant and the racism against Nina Davuluri. [PolicyMic]

• The Transadvocate has released disheartening charts on employment discrimination against trans people. [Feministing]

• White savior types—like the author of Warrior Princess—need to stop using Africa for their own gain. [Spectra Speaks]

• Tami Winfrey Harris and Andrea Plaid have started a new blog on feminism, race, and pop culture. [Squeezed Between Feminisms]

• A moving interview and music video from Kokumo that discusses trans women and relationships. [Black Girl Dangerous]

• Mallika Dutt discusses how anti-choice activists have co-opted the issue of gender-based sex-selection in India. [RH Reality Check]
• Need some reading recs? All of the National Book Award “5 under 35” winners were women. [National Book Awards]

Share what you’re reading in the comments. 

by Kjerstin Johnson
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Kjerstin Johnson is a writer and editor in Portland, Oregon. She is the former editor in chief of Bitch. She tweets at @kajerstin

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thank you for finally

thank you for finally mentioning how ridiculous that woman who went to Africa is.

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