Morning readers! Here’s the news on my radar.
• Seventy years post-Hiroshima, the U.S. still hasn’t apologized for bombing Japan. [The Nation]
• A report reveals Chicago police have detained thousands of Black Americans, many of whom are still held for minor crimes with little access to the outside world. [The Guardian]
• In today’s feminist art news: The Guerilla Girls continue to rattle the cages of the white, male-dominated art world after three decades of activism. [NY Times]
• Author Catherine Nichols sent her novel out under a male name and discovered first-hand the covert misogyny within publishing. [Jezebel]
• CultureStrike has launched the photo series “Visions from the Inside” to picture the words of detained migrants in the U.S.[Hyperallergic]
• The right-wing plans to defund Planned Parenthood impacts communities of color. These attacks ignore how a small price to pay for women’s healthcare could stabilize our economy. [Colorlines & Atlantic]
• Activists are calling for a boycott of the new Stonewall movie because it whitewashes LGBTQ history, and features a cis, white, gay man as the main character. Instead, they recommend checking out these two upcoming films that highlight trans women of color who have fought for justice: Happy Birthday, Marsha! and Major! (whose trailer is below). [AAZAH & Fusion]
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