hip hop

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We’ve got blogs bursting at the seams! Soraya Chemaly’s responds to the Iowa caucuses with a piece on the incredible inequality for women in US politics. s.e. smith looks at the ridiculous... Read more »

Hitting A New Low(e's): Sponsors Pull Ads from All American Muslim

All-American Muslim is a TLC show that first aired a month ago, that follows the lives of several Muslim families in Dearborn, Michigan. I still haven’t seen the show, but it sounds perfectly….blah. Sort of like, “Oh, an inter-faith marriage? When is Freaky Eaters on... Read more »

In The Frame: Nan Goldin, "One Month After Being Battered"

“There is no separation between me and what I photograph,” said the artist Nan Goldin. This has never been truer than with the self-portrait that captures her injuries caused by an abusive boyfriend. Domestic violence is never an easy subject to talk about, but this image speaks volumes. Read more »

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Links ahoy! HuffPo reports on Rachel Maddow’s statement that “[g]ay... Read more »

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Start your weekend off right: with compelling articles from around the web! Bitch contributor s.e. smith ... Read more »

Bitchtapes: Guilty Pleasure Edition

This week around Bitch HQ, we indulged in musical guilty pleasures. So, I combined some of my most guilty and most pleasurable, for you! Track list after the jump. Read more »

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Hello, hello! Ready for some thought-provoking links? I knew you were! Today, in bad taste… anti-abortion group Life Always is comparing aborted fetuses to people killed by the earthquake in Japan. The... Read more »

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Phew! This week saw lots of compelling internet content, including the following: Queerty... Read more »

Race Card: Hip-Hop Club Unwanted in Park Slope

Brooklyn’s been home to rappers from Foxy Brown to Mos Def to Notorious B.I.G. The New York City borough is such a hotspot for hip hop that the shout-out “Where Brooklyn at?” is a staple in rap songs. Plus, each year Brooklyn hosts an annual hip-hop festival where rap royalty such as Q-Tip,... Read more »

B-Sides: Jay-Z's Lyrics, "Decoded"

Jay-Z is arguably the most successful hip-hop artist in the world. He owns a sports team, created a... Read more »